• Attend the Mindful Nutrition Auction Classes August 29, 2019 Support UUFSD and make sense of the latest nutrition news as it applies to your own health “issues.” You can experience Vicky’s Rancho La Puerta nutrition talks right here at UUFSD for a fraction of the cost of a trip to this historic spa https://rancholapuerta.com/the-ranch/. All classes will be held in Founders Hall on Sundays after the ...
  • Indivisible Monthly Call To Action – September August 29, 2019 Affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person by opposing the indefinite detention of migrant families. Call your US Representative with this script: Hi. My name is to oppose any effort to change the Flores settlement to allow indefinite ...
  • Our Minister Search News—Save the Dates October 5 and 6 August 23, 2019 Our process of reflection and discernment includes “Beyond Categorical Thinking,” a 3-hour seminar sponsored by the UUA and your Search Committee. It’s designed for everyone in the congregation to attend, because we are all involved in the search process. The goal is to promote inclusive thinking and help prevent unfair discrimination in the minister search ...
  • Start Your Academic Year with UUFSD Book Clubs August 23, 2019 The novel The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea is the focus of the Thursday morning group, meeting at 10 am on September 19th in the Palmer Library. Entertaining and intimate, this book follows an extended Mexican-American family as they gather in San Diego to celebrate life and their complex history. The Monday evening ...
  • UUFSD Choir Begins Thursday, August 29 August 23, 2019 Dear Beloved Fellowship, I hope you will all give some thought to joining the choir. Singing in a group is a deeply satisfying experience. You blend your most personal instrument with others to make something beautiful that you couldn’t have made alone. This is a strong and nurturing endeavor. Physically, you exercise your brain and body, ...
  • Seven Actions You Can Take Right Now August 9, 2019 As we try to find ways to deal with the recent mass shootings and all of Gun Violence there are options for action. This article was written by San Diegians 4 Gun Violence Prevention (SD4GVP). Choose one of the seven options for action. Participate! Contact Steve Bartram at blackbart7562@gmail.com for more information. Help him get ...
  • News from Your Minister Search Committee August 9, 2019 The Ministerial Search Committee was approved at the June 23rd congregational meeting, and since then we’ve been learning about each other’s strengths and weaknesses, familiarizing ourselves with UUA’s search process, and getting UUFSD into UUA’s system. That, of course, means holding meetings and filling out forms. Your Search Committee is Livia Walsh, Nancy Hebert, John Atcheson, ...
  • Do You Need a Plant or Two for Your Garden? August 9, 2019 Plant sales are credited to the 2019 auction, and prices are at about one-third of retail. Plants are garden hardy and guaranteed to do well. Most are succulents, but there are a few others. The nursery will be open from Sept 29th to Oct 6th. Just contact Betsy Gilpin to make sure she is home ...
  • Glow Party Saturday August 24 August 9, 2019 Come and get your Glow On!!! Bring the children and children of all ages to have a dance party in Fellowship Hall. There will be lots of glow sticks to make this an amazing end of the summer event! There will be nibbles and conversation for parents and adults who are tired of dancing. A ...
  • UUFSD Book Club Readings for August August 9, 2019 The Monday evening Book Club will meet at 7pm on August 12th, discussing News of the World by Paulette Jiles. This well-researched, poetic, yet unsentimental novel follows a man returning a child to her family. She has been “rescued” from the Kiowa Indians after living with them for four years. Thursday morning book club will be ...
  • MPP Court Observation – Volunteers Needed August 9, 2019 MPP Court Observation is a new volunteer activity that will help support litigation against the Return to Mexico program (MPP). If your interested in observing these court proceedings and better understand the process that asylum seekers are having to go through, use this Sign Up Genius form to volunteer: https://bit.ly/2McYZoH Any questions contact Dana Friehauf or ...
  • Indivisible Monthly Call To Action – August August 9, 2019 On July 28, a gunman killed 3 people and injured 11 others at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. On average, there is a mass shooting almost every day of the year in the US. If you’ve already called your elected official about gun violence prevention (GVP), CALL AGAIN! Keep this issue on their radar. If your ...
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice Meeting Aug 20th August 9, 2019 All are welcome to attend the first meeting of a new chapter of SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice). North County SURJ will meet In Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, August 20th, from 7 – 8:30pm. SURJ North County is part of a national network moving white people to work toward racial justice, through community organizing, mobilizing, ...
  • Only 3 More Weeks to Donate to Annual Backpack Project! August 9, 2019 Please visit our table in the core area after Sunday service or mail checks made out to UUFSD (put backpacks in memo line) if you want to donate to the annual Backpack Project. The need is high this year! More organizations are asking for our donations and the organizations we already support are requesting more backpacks. Thank ...
  • August Food Bank Results! August 3, 2019 In August, we bagged 8,000 lbs. of potatoes for your peers-in-need. Thanks all! We do this the 1st Thursday of each month so our next night will be Sept. 5th. If this is your 1st time you’ll need to contact Sara Ohara for the Group Code: sara@saraohara.com
  • New Event Series for Environmental Justice July 29, 2019 The Environmental Justice Task Force had a super efficient, invigorating meeting on 7/28. In one hour, Scott Thatcher, Neil Lynch, Andi MacLeod, Karen Reimus, Larry Jones and Laura Colban laid out the ground work for our first three proposed events in our new Event Series: Composting Workshop Presentation on Food and Agriculture Presentation on San Diego’s Climate Action ...
  • End of Summer Beach Party at Moonlight Beach July 29, 2019 Come join us at Moonlight Beach, Sunday, August 25th at 4pm, for our annual Beach Party. Great picnic food and wonderful conversations. Cost is $10/person or $25/family max. Bring the kids and all their beach gear. Please RSVP to betsygilpin01@gmail.com so we have enough food!
  • Matching Fund Established for Camp de Benneville July 29, 2019 An anonymous donor has provided a fund to match new monthly contributions to Camp de Benneville Pines. Increases in your monthly donation will also be matched. Any amount from $5 to $100/month is welcome and will go a long way in meeting recurring expenses so that camp fees can remain affordable. Sign up online at ...
  • Repurposing with a Purpose Success Story July 29, 2019 One of the responsibilities of privilege is to use our resources wisely. The Repurposing with a Purpose program takes In kind Donations and repurposes them to families that can use them. Used Windows are built into a new home in Tijuana. Furniture turns an apartment into a home for someone that was previously homeless. Our partnership ...
  • Rally to Demand a Green New Deal July 29, 2019 Rally every Friday, 11:30 -1:00 in front of Rep Scott Peters office, demanding that he support the Green New Deal (GND). All San Diego Congressmen, with the exception of Duncan Hunter and Scott Peters, have endorsed the GND. Susan Davis co-sponsored the GND two months ago, after similar protests outside her office. You don’t need to ...
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