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"Home for the Holidays" is Friday night's movie
This "quiet, fun little film of honesty, predictability, and enjoyment" will be shown at 7:30pm Friday, November 28. Read more...
Chronic Inflammation to be discussed at Dec 5 Freethinkers
Chronic Inflammation to be discussed at Dec 5 Freethinkers
Inflammation is involved in most chronic diseases. Learn about this common condition and what you can do about it. Friday, December 5 at 10am. Read more...
Two services begin Dec 7
Our first Sunday service on December 7 begins at 9:30, with the second service at 11:15. Read more...
Climate vigil to be focus of Dec. 7 Zen Group
Climate vigil to be focus of Dec. 7 Zen Group
The 7 p.m. Zen group will join a global interfaith climate vigil a week from Sunday. Read more...
Tree Trimming Party Dec 13
Tree Trimming Party Dec 13
Join our Religious Education children and families for an intergenerational tree trimming party and potluck Saturday evening, December 13, from 6 to 8:30. Read more...
UU's in the News
UU's in the News
Jody McBrien, left, is featured in a Sarasota Herald-Tribune article about a horse she rescued which now helps veterans and disabled children. Read more...
Fire, Floods and Famine: What Can We Do About Climate Change?
Fire, Floods and Famine: What Can We Do About Climate Change?
Tickets are now available for this exciting Feb 11 climate symposium to be held at our church. Listen to leading experts Eric Draper, Executive Director of Audubon Florida, Professor David Hastings, and author Linda Marsa while you enjoy a delicious catered meal.
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Adult Education at UUCS
Adult Education at UUCS
Adult Programs is assembling offerings to start near January 15th, and we would like to include your offering.
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Welcome to College Students
Welcome to College Students
We welcome college students to attend our Sunday Forum and Sermon services. Also, New College Unitarian Universalists holds small group meetings on Sunday nights at 9 PM.
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Get-Together Dinners
You can find the rosters in the Members Corner, as they become available. Call the office if you need the password.
Have a bicycle to donate to a worthy cause?
El Parent will pick up your working bicycle and wheel it over to Turning Points to give homeless people a transportation option. Bikes needing minor repair are OK, too. Contact El at 201-6201 or elparentjekp@gmail.com.
Participate in our Dialog on Religious Literacy
Advocates for Religious Literacy dialog each Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the West Wing. We are currently discussing the pros and cons of atheistic religion. All are welcome!
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Marriage Equality Comes to Florida
Marriage Equality Comes to Florida
The UU Church of Sarasota opens its doors, arms, and hearts to gay couples seeking to marry. Numerous lawsuits are pending, so check the news often as the situation changes. We have plans in place to help people get married with very short notice.
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This Sunday, November 30

This Sunday, November 30,

10:30 am:

Gratitude

Gratitude as a spiritual discipline explored through the lense of earth-based religion.  Sermon by Katie Culbert. Read more... 


Music:

 

Choir and Don Bryn at the piano 


10:30 am Programs for Children and Youth:

 Fun, engaging and age-appropriate classes and activities.
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9:30 am Forum:

What Koch Brothers Policies Could Lead to in America

Examples of what can and has happened in a democratic society.   Read more...

Social Justice Actions

Social Justice Action

The UUCS Social Justice Committee is working each week to solve issues in homelessness, hunger, needs of children and families, human rights and the health of our planet. Stop by the Social Justice Table after the Sunday service.
 

Reading Volunteers at Booker Elementary: You can make a difference in the life of a young reader by becoming a tutor in the PALS reading programs (K-2) at Booker. Training provided. Pick up a flyer at the Social Justice table or contact Fran Gaston at fgaston@gmail.com or 941- 351-9827.

Fresh Chocolate and Three New Coffee Flavors have arrived at the social justice table. Check out all of the Fair Trade items. Your food purchases support better wages and working conditions for farmers and families around the world.

What do we do with those plastic screw caps? Shriners delivers them to Ainger Middle School in East Englewood. The students sort them for a plastic recycling center, which refurbishes splintered wood benches on the school campus and around the country.

Green Sanctuary

We are a Green Sanctuary congregation, practicing reverence, gratitude, and care for the living Earth.