San Diego Food Bank Volunteer Night Dec 7

Join us on December 7 at the San Diego Food Bank.

It is a wonderful way to help those in need LOCALLY, put SERVICE IS OUR PRAYER in ACTION, and strengthen our UUFSD community as well. For more information and to register, you MUST contact Sara Ohara for the special UUFSD Group code: sara@saraohara.com

Our UUFSD Food Bank Volunteer Night is always the first Thursday of each month from 6 – 8 PM, and just 20 minutes from UUFSD. Anyone 11 years and older can help! Mostly we just put food in boxes on an assembly line or bag fresh produce – really easy, no lifting, no bending required, and great camaraderie.

In Oct. we bagged 8,483 lbs, of plums – in just 2 hours! – Wow! Thanks everyone! LOVE, when we’re able to give fresh fruit to San Diegans!

The San Diego Food Bank distributes more than 20 million pounds of food annually to individuals, families, and a network of nonprofit organizations that work to alleviate hunger throughout San Diego county. They need our help! PLUS it’s fun!

For more information and to register, you MUST contact Sara Ohara for the special UUFSD Group code: sara@saraohara.com

GIVING TREE to Benefit Homeless in Encinitas



This year, the CRC, Social Justice Action group, and the WOW (Women of the World) group are sponsoring a brief collection of survival items for the homeless women and men who live in our area. These are truly people without resources who live on the streets or in their cars. They come to the to the CRC for food. Many are either emotionally or physically disabled or displaced due to domestic violence and economic injustice.



On Dec. 20th, the CRC will be hosting a brunch (our Food Pantry volunteers will be supporting this) for these folks and your contributions will help fill backpacks provided by the CRC.



When: Sunday, November 26th, December 3rd, and 10th.
What: Choose a paper “house” ornament (or two), with a value of no more than $10, beginning November 27th, and return items unwrapped to the SJA table by December 11th. The WOW group will take care of the rest.
Where: In the CORE area



Monetary donations are always appreciated but not expected.



Robin Sales
 For the SJA

CRC Food Drive to End Hunger Extended to Dec 3

We are extending the dates for our CRC Food Drive to End Hunger to Sunday, December 3rd. If you have picked up a Trader Joes Shopping Bag, please bring it to the core area after services on November 29th or December 3rd. We will have bags available in the core area for anyone who wishes to participate. Cash donations are also appreciated. Please help us achieve our goals for this year’s food drive.

5th Principle Campaign Sunday, December 3 from 10 – 11:00 am – Core Area

5th Principle Campaign
Sunday, December 3 from 10 – 11:00 am – Core Area

Indivisible Patriots invite you to live the UU Fifth Principle of utilizing the democratic process in society at large. Visit our table in the Core Area between services on Sunday, December 3. You can write a postcard to your elected official and register to vote. We’ll also be providing short demonstrations on how to use two free tools that make phoning and faxing your elected officials fast and easy. The time to engage your elected representatives is now!

Changing Times – Ending Sexual Harassment Women’s Discussion

Changing Times – Ending Sexual Harassment Women’s Discussion
Wednesday, December 6th 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Many people in our fellowship have been saddened and angered by the news stories regarding sexual harassment that have come out recently. At the same time we are hopeful that these stories will help break our culture of silence around sexual harassment. This discussion facilitated by Rev. Meghan is a chance to come share our thoughts, feelings, experiences, and also a chance to begin to talk about how we can use the momentum from these changing times to help put an end to sexual harassment. The discussion will be from 7:00-8:30 p.m. with a half hour fellowship time following. If you need childcare or have questions you can contact Linda Ochi at lindaochi31@gmail.com and please rsvp to Linda for childcare by Sunday, Nov. 26th.

November Food Bank Results

In November we were joined by a dozen teens from a local Mormon church. It was quite lively and extra fun! We all bagged 6,000 lbs. of potatoes that were handed out to our San Diegans in-need the very next day. THANKS everyone!

5th Principle CampaignSunday, November 5 from 10 – 11:00 am – Core Area

Indivisible Patriots invite you to live the UU Fifth Principle of utilizing the democratic process in society at large. Visit our table in the Core Area during the Gathering Hour on Sunday, November 5. You can write a postcard to your elected official and register to vote. We’ll also be providing short demonstrations on how to use two free tools that make phoning and faxing your elected officials fast and easy. The time to engage your elected representatives is now!

Meet The Candidate This Sunday, October 29 – Genevieve Jones-Wright

Do more than wear a Black Lives Matter t-shirt. Indivisible Patriots invites you to meet County of San Diego District Attorney candidate Genevieve Jones-Wright at a 5th Principle Meet The Candidate Event this Sunday, October 29 from 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm in Fellowship Hall. The New York Civil Liberties Union identifies district attorneys as among the most powerful players in our justice system. Ask questions directly to Ms. Jones-Wright during this open microphone forum. Both declared candidates for County of San Diego District Attorney were invited participate in this voter education event.

San Diego Food Bank on Thurs, Nov 2

Join us on November 2 at the San Diego Food Bank.

It is a wonderful way to help those in need LOCALLY, put SERVICE IS OUR PRAYER in ACTION, and strengthen our UUFSD community as well. For more information and to register, you MUST contact Sara Ohara for the special UUFSD Group code: sara@saraohara.com

Our UUFSD Food Bank Volunteer Night is always the first Thursday of each month from 6 – 8 PM, and just 20 minutes from UUFSD. Anyone 11 years and older can help! Mostly we just put food in boxes on an assembly line or bag fresh produce – really easy, no lifting, no bending required, and great camaraderie.

In Oct. we bagged 8,483 lbs, of plums – in just 2 hours! – Wow! Thanks everyone! LOVE, when we’re able to give fresh fruit to San Diegans!

The San Diego Food Bank distributes more than 20 million pounds of food annually to individuals, families, and a network of nonprofit organizations that work to alleviate hunger throughout San Diego county. They need our help! PLUS it’s fun!

For more information and to register, you MUST contact Sara Ohara for the special UUFSD Group code: sara@saraohara.com

5th Annual Vigil in Remembrance of the Victims of Gun Violence

On Sunday, December 10, from 4:30 to 6 PM, UUFSD will host the 5th Annual Vigil in Remembrance of the Victims of Gun Violence. Special guest will be Sandy Anglican-Phillips, the co-founder of Jessie’s Message along with her husband Lonnie who founded this group to honor the memory of their daughter, Jessica Ghawi, a news reporter killed in the Aurora Theater on July 20, 2012.

Please join us again as we pay tribute to the effort of people who want to end gun violence and the memory of those we have lost.