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Only you can answer this question.  Come to the Happenings Table in the Core Area, Sundays, February 1 through February 22, after services.

February 5, 2015:  San Diego Food Bank Night

Join us at the San Diego Food Bank on Feb 5th – it’s in the Miramar area; just 20 minutes from UUFSD! It’s always from 6:00 – 8:00 PM – anyone over 7 years old can help! Mostly we just put food in boxes on an assembly line or bag fresh produce – really easy, no lifting, no bending, great camaraderie.

Last month we our team filled bags for 760 families who will need help to make it through the long weekend. Each bag contained a bag of beans, a box of pasta, a can of tomato sauce and a can of chicken….If you let this sink in it’s hard to believe this sort of small portions is so needed by so many who live in our neighborhoods here in San Diego….we can’t solve the world problems but we can make a difference right here, right now, one small effort at a time.

This is a wonderful way of helping locally those in need and strengthening our UUFSD community as well. The San Diego Food Bank distributes over 20 million pounds of food annually to individuals, families and a network of nonprofit organizations that work to alleviate hunger throughout San Diego county.  Contact Sara O’hara at

February 8, 2015:  UUFSD Worship Service

Creating a Community of Caring

Join together on Sunday, February 8th, as the UUFSD Pastoral Care Team launches our Community of Caring Initiative. Sunday’s activities will include, a free luncheon, a Community Forum after the 2nd service on Being in Mindful Relationships, and the commencing of our Community of Caring Teams.

February 14, 2015:  Winter Elementary/Family Camp at de Benneville Pines

Saturday, Feb 14 to Monday, Feb 16th is Winter Camp for the whole family or just your 2nd-6th grader. K-1 students must be accompanied by a parent. Given how the season is progression, there is a good chance for snow play this year. The camp theme is, “The Secret on the Mountain” and the mission of the campers is to uncover the secret force on the mountain. For more information and to register, please visit the Camp de Benneville website: Registration deadline is Feb 8th or until the camp is sold out.


The Day-Timers is a new group being formed of senior men who are interested in gathering monthly to hang out, socialize, shoot the breeze and talk shop.  We’ll meet over a meal to talk about issues we have in common, discuss current events and/or tell jokes, among many possibilities.

Call Ben Platnik for more information @ 619-987-5324 (cell) or 858-794-5324 (home)

April 10-12, 2015:  de Benneville Pines Family Camp

Explore the magic of the mountains with family and friends.

Enjoy hiking, crafts, singing, dancing, yoga, games, workshops and more.

  • Nourishment for the mind and body
  • Activities for all ages
  • Comfortable cabins
  • Homet Lodge a great place to gather around the fire

Online registration now available!!!  click: Events and Info, click: Save These Dates, click: Camp de Benneville Pines Weekend Registration

For more information contact:

Make checks payable to “UUFSD deBenneville Weekend”.  Drop in the deBenneville Pines box in the office at UUFSD or mail payment to: 5174 Camino Playa Malaga, San Diego, CA  92124

February 8, 2015:  Oceans Lecture

Our own Climate Researcher, UCSD SIO Professor Lynne Talley, will give an OCEANS lecture in Founders Hall at 10am on Sunday, Feb 8.

Why does the Southern Ocean (Antarctic) matter to Earth’s climate?

There are TWO fossil fuel CO2 problems: heating the Earth and acidifying the ocean. UCSD’s new ocean monitoring network (robotic buoys) for watching it happen and improving models that predict the future of the climate system. Read more at – click on the Blog to see our Antarctica work as it happens.

February 10, 2015:  Hx and Theology of Unitarian Universalism

Attention Visitors:  Please plan on attending the “Hx and Theology of Unitarian Universalism”, part of the process of becoming a member at UUFSD, on Tuesday, 2/10/2015, at 7:00pm in Founder’s Hall.  All are welcome, even long-time members.  Rev. David will review the history of our movement and our take(s) on theology and current worldview.  For more information and to request childcare email: