• Enjoying Services in the Amphitheater July 8, 2019 Enjoying our services in the Amphitheater is something we all appreciate. The UUFSD Board, with input from our AV technician and Music Director, would like to clarify the criteria in making the important decision about having the Sunday service outside or inside. Decisions are made by 7:30 AM by the AV technician or set-up staff. ...
  • Quarterly Fill A Belly Dinner July 5, 2019 Our Fellowship is providing a dinner meal to our homeless brothers and sisters on Tuesday, August 6, from 6:30 to 8:15 pm, at the Cottonwood Creek Park, Encinitas, CA. Please click on the link below to enter your name, email address and the food item (for 15 people), main course, salad, side dish or dessert ...
  • Sing-along with Drew Massicot Rescheduled for 10/26/19 June 26, 2019 First UU pianist extraordinaire Drew Massicot will get us singing with his lush and rhythmic piano accompaniment. We’ll sing some favorite Broadway tunes, TV and movie themes, as well as pop, gospel, and folk classics. Lyrics will be projected, so we’ll all be ‘in sync’!! Light snacks and beverages will served. When: Saturday, October 26, ...
  • Postcarding for Humane Treatment of Migrant Children June 26, 2019 Are you horrified by the continuing stories of migrant children dying in US government custody? Indivisible Patriots invite you to write to your elected officials and express your opinion on this issue. Look for the table with the blue tablecloth in the Core Area after the 10 am service. Postcards and sample scripts provided. When: Sunday, ...
  • Indivisible Monthly Call To Action – July June 26, 2019 Migrant children are dying in US government custody. See: https://www.npr.org/2019/05/20/725117838/teenager-is-latest-migrant-child-to-die-in-u-s-custody The Associated Press reports that migrant children are being held in inhumane conditions in US detention facilities. See: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/a-firsthand-report-of-inhumane-conditions-at-a-migrant-childrens-detention-facility. Take any/all of the following actions: Support nonprofit organizations such as RAICES (https://www.raicestexas.org/about/) that provide low-cost/free legal services to immigrant children Call your elected officials and express your ...
  • Awakening in Life and Death June 26, 2019 Lama Kathy Wesley will offer a weekend retreat in Founders Hall from Aug. 9-11. Friday and Saturday will be 10-3 with a lunch break and Sunday will be 12:30 to 3pm. All are welcome to learn from this warm and accessible teacher. Her theme is Awakening in Life and Death. There will be a suggested donation ...
  • Racial Justice Book Club Meets Again! June 26, 2019 The RACIAL JUSTICE BOOKS CLUB will meet on Sunday, July 7th, from 11:30-1:30 in the Library. We are continuing our exploration of WHITE FRAGILITY by Robin DiAngelo. Please read up to chapter 8. This is a great video to watch in preparation: https://youtu.be/DwIx3KQer54 All are welcome! Robin Sales for the Racial Justice Task Force
  • All fellowship Campout 4th of July weekend June 24, 2019 Camping with friends, enjoy camaraderie, singing by the fire, relaxing, peaceful setting with some really nice hiking trails for all levels and amazing views. Easy camping, about 50 miles from San Diego, drinking water and pit toilets. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot in advanced. Email outdooradventures@UUFSD.org for more information.
  • Casas de Luz Tamale Time June 15, 2019 If you have ever been on a Casas de Luz home build, then you’ve had Elba’s tamales, the best in Tijuana. The Social Justice team has been exploring ways to have an impact with this immigration crisis. We have been meeting with several non profits to identify opportunities to support them. Last week we met ...
  • It’s Time for Our Annual Summer Backpack Collection June 15, 2019 Visit us in the core area each week, from June 23rd to August 25th. If you do not attend services in the summer you can still contribute to this project by sending checks made out to UUFSD and putting ‘backpack project’ in the memo. Our goal is to distribute 100+ filled backpacks to children in ...
  • A Note from the National Director of MOMs June 15, 2019 This year’s #WearOrange was the biggest one yet. Over 850 events took place throughout the campaign, from rallies to community picnics to youth art showcases to day of action projects supporting community beautification efforts, addressing domestic violence shelter needs, and providing resources for communities facing food insecurity. Tens of thousands of Americans participated and stood ...
  • June Food Bank Results June 15, 2019 In June 2019 we bagged 7,000 lbs. of fresh vegetables to be given to our San Diego peers that need just a little more food. THANKS all!
  • Important Congregational Meeting June 23 — We Need Your Vote June 7, 2019 Our Congregational Meeting will be held on June 23 at 11:00 am, immediately after the single Sunday Worship Service. We will vote on our annual 2019-20 budget (see attached), on Board positions, and on the Settled Minister Search Committee members. The nominee for a 3-year term as member of the Board of Directors is Kay Byrnes. Continuing ...
  • Volunteers Needed to Serve on Personnel Committee June 7, 2019 Hi! My name is Dana Friehauf and I am thrilled to serve as UUFSD’s new Personnel Committee Chair. The Committee’s work is important to ensuring the Fellowship functions efficiently so its members can fulfill their important spiritual work. The UUFSD Board is looking for volunteers to serve with me on the Committee. Work on the ...
  • Brain Food: Dinner and Discussion about DBT – June 15 June 6, 2019 Brain Food: Dinner and Discussion about DBT Sat., June 15, 6 PM, Suggested donation: $5/person RSVP: mentalhealth@uufsd.org by June 13 Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) involves powerful strategies for change balanced with acceptance and compassion. It is recognized as an effective treatment for people with a wide range of difficulties, including, borderline personality disorder, emotion regulation, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress ...
  • Indivisible Monthly Call To Action – June June 6, 2019 Walmart posted a video ad on its Facebook page featuring two gay men on a blind date while shopping at Walmart. (View at https://www.facebook.com/walmart/videos/2382466795105675/.) The ad is called “Love Is In The Aisle”. The company is now the target of an anti-LGBTQ campaign, protesting the inclusion of LGBTQ characters in its advertising. (See: https://onemillionmoms.com/current-campaigns/urge-walmart-to-remove-gay-ad/) Affirm ...
  • June Food Bank Volunteer Night – June 6th June 6, 2019 Our next opportunity to help feed San Diego’s hungry by bagging fresh produce or packing food boxes at the San Diego Food Bank is June 6th from 6 to 8 pm. UUFSD Food Bank Volunteer Night is always the 1st Thursday of each month. For more information and to Register you MUST contact Sara O’hara for ...
  • Summer 2019 Reading for UUFSD Book Clubs May 22, 2019 Monday, June 10th, 7pm American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee In recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle over the very soul of the West. Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of one of these wolves, O-Six. O-Six is challenged on all ...
  • I Am Participating in a Wear Orange Event May 22, 2019 I am participating in a Wear Orange event. I’m attending an event as part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s “Wear Orange 2019” campaign. It’s at 1602 Willowhaven Rd (Scotts Valley Park) in Encinitas, CA on Saturday, June 8 at 10 AM. RSVP here to join me: https://act.everytown.org/event/wear-orange-2019_attend/23296/?source=taf&aktmid=tm5353588.PjkJ0I&t=1&referring_akid=.5680896.EZJJ3m
  • Download the “Great Stuff” Auction Catalog NOW! May 22, 2019 At last! The “Great Stuff” Auction Catalog has arrived, just in time for you to identify your favorite items BEFORE the “Great Stuff Live Auction” on June 9th after the service. The members of our UUFSD community open their homes, their hearts, their kitchens, share their experiences, and sell their “great stuff” in exchange for ...
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