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2015 Serendipity Auction Catalog is in the Members Corner
2015 Serendipity Auction Catalog is in the Members Corner
Feb 1 is our exciting Serendipity Service Auction. Catalogs are available for downloading. They are in our Members Corner!
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March for Fair Food Sunday at 2
March for Fair Food Sunday at 2
A March for Fair Food has been announced for 2 pm on Sunday, February 1, at the Publix grocery store at 2031 Bay Street, Sarasota. Read more...
"Religion Without God" to be discussed February 6 & 7
Is God dead? Is there any value to religion? Might religion without God be the best option? The Westar Institute returns for a weekend seminar to find answers. Read more....
Child prodigy Noah Waddell to perform here three times Feb. 8
Child prodigy Noah Waddell to perform here three times Feb. 8
The 13-year-old child prodigy pianist Noah Waddell will perform in the Sanctuary Sunday, Feb. 8, three times, twice at morning services and in an encore concert in the afternoon at 3 pm. This is a rare opportunity to hear Waddell who has performed three times with the Tampa Symphony. Full details on our Season of Classics concerts page. Or, click on the link below, to see more about Noah. Read more...
Visit the new Art Exhibit!
Visit the new Art Exhibit!
Judy Hennard's exhibit "My Exploration of Space" is now hangining in our Lexow Wong Gallery. Artist’s reception will be at 12:15 pm, Sunday February 15th. Don’t miss it!
Rosters for Get-Together Dinners are in the Members Corner
You can find the Jan, Feb, and March rosters in the Members Corner. Call the office if you need the password.
Want to get married in the state of Florida?
Want to get married in the state of Florida?
Here is what you need to know.

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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
Be part of an Exciting Winter Season. Read all about the many, many offerings on our Adult Programs page as it is updated this week.
UUs in the Movies
UUs in the Movies
James Reeb, a Unitarian Universalist minister, and Viola Liuzzo, housewife and mother of five, are part of the historical drama, "Selma," playing in local theaters now. Read more...
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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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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This Sunday, February 1

This Sunday, February 1,

9:30 & 11:15 am:

Are Sexual Taboos Useful?

Fifty Shades of Grey has sold millions of copies worldwide. A movie will come out on February 14. Some say it is important to be informed and engaged on this matter. Sermon by Roger Fritts Read more...


Music:


Bonnie Caplan, harp


Don Bryn, piano


Programs for Children and Youth:

9:30: Childcare provided

11:15: Exciting new Curriculum starting this Sunday!
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10:20 am Forum:

Fathers in Families

Presented by Terry Reed, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Read more...


10:20 am Climate Workshop:

Food and Climate Change: A Vegan View

Ward Pallotta, a vegan for the past nine years, shares ideas about health, animal kindness and climate. Read more...

Climate Events Calendar
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.