• Announcing our Board Candidates for 2018-19 May 17, 2018 The Leadership Development Council (aka Nominating Committee) is very pleased to announce our slate for the coming board year, which begins July 1. We wish to profusely thank Mark Tuller, Pres., Alisa Guralnick, past Pres, Bob Quick, VP, and Rich Franzwa, for their three years of service. Our new candidates are extremely qualified and delightful to ...
  • UUFSD Gun Violence Prevention (GVP) Proclamation May 16, 2018 The 2014 Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) General Assembly (GA) approved an Action of Immediate Witness (AIW) Resolution on GVP: Affirming Congregational Commitment to Gun Violence Prevention. That resolution encouraged each member congregations to adopt and approve their own GVP Resolution. This letter and subsequent letters provide background on AIW’s and a DRAFT resolution for consideration ...
  • Indivisible Patriots Weekly Call To Action May 16, 2018 Affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person by opposing the Housing and Urban Development Secretary’s proposal to increase rent for subsidized housing. Call your US Senator with this call script: “Hi. My name is to reject HUD’s proposed changes ...
  • Everything, Even the Kitchen Sink! May 16, 2018 The UUFSD Kitchen is being remodeled to address mold and other problems that have been discovered. To supplement the Fellowship’s budget and give everyone a chance to experience the spiritual practice of generosity, at this year’s auction you are invited to donate the cost of one or more of the kitchen components. You can fund ...
  • Like to sing? Join the UUFSD choir this fall! May 15, 2018 We know you’re out there. We hear you behind us. Your smiling voice helps your neighbors navigate our UU hymns. How about giving the choir a try? Join us for a month, or a quarter. It’s not a lifelong commitment. Many choir members weave choir rehearsals and Sundays into their lives with planned breaks. Following ...
  • Rev. Meghan Gives Keynote Address at Encinitas Interfaith Prayer Breakfast May 14, 2018 Rev. Meghan Cefalu gave the keynote address at the Encinitas Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on May 3rd. You can read more about the event on The Coast News website.
  • Volunteer at the San Diego Food Bank on June 7 May 12, 2018 June 7 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM is our next opportunity to help feed San Diego’s hungry by packing food boxes or bagging fresh produce at the San Diego Food Bank. It’s always the first Thursday of each month. For more information and to Register you MUST contact Sara Ohara for the special UUFSD Group code: ...
  • Mental Health Month: Take the Stigma Quiz May 12, 2018 During May, UUFSD joins NAMI and the rest of the country to raise mental health awareness. Stigma harms the 1 in 5 Americans affected by mental health conditions. Are you stigma free? Take the quiz today: https://www.curestigma.org/ Anxiety, My Companion: “My relationship with anxiety is like what they say about falling in love: ‘gradual and then ...
  • Vote June 5 – Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport! May 12, 2018 Indivisible Patriots reminds all Fellowship members and friends to vote in the upcoming June 5 Primary Election. Did you know that the election for several important county offices, including County Sheriff, County District Attorney and County Assessor is decided in the June 5 Primary Election, (not the November Election)? These local offices exert significant influence ...
  • Weekly Call To Action – Take the TurboVote Challenge! May 12, 2018 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 60 percent of non-voters in 2012 missed Election Day because of process issues such as lack of time, registration problems, and inconvenient polling places. Democracy Works, a nonprofit organization created TurboVote to make voting easier. TurboVote is an application that keeps track of your elections, local and national. ...
  • Immigration Justice Appreciation May 12, 2018 The UUFSD Social Justice Immigration Justice Task Force thanks everyone who participated in our emergency campaign to get needed clothing and other goods to our fellow brother and sister refugees. The campaign was a success and the goods will be delivered. Once again, we appreciate this sign of compassion our members have for those who ...
  • Ethical Eating Forum June 10 May 12, 2018 Come join us on Sunday, June 10, from 12:30 to 2 pm in Founders Hall for Ethical Eating Forum! Following up on Rev. Megan’s call to be “Eating our Values”, the Environmental Justice group is pleased to host a discussion focused on healthy and ethical food choices. What are your healthy eating practices and are ...
  • May Food Bank Results May 12, 2018 UUFSD volunteers bagged 12,000 lbs. of cabbages that went out to those in need the very next day. Thanks all! First-Timers, you MUST email me for our special Group Code in order to help in the future: sara@saraohara.com. It’s always the 1st Thursday of the month.
  • UUFSD Grandparents Against Gun Violence May 4, 2018 We are forming a “Grandparents Against Gun Violence” group. Our purpose is to augment our UUFSD Gun Violence Prevention Task Force actions. We will meet this Sunday, May 6, between services at the fellowship, at 10:20 in the covered core area. We will be joined by members of San Diego For Gun Violence Prevention (SD4GVP) who ...
  • Cross-Border Peacemaking Through Music in San Diego and Tijuana May 4, 2018 San Diego: May 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm Screening of “When Voices Meet” with Q&A and Music in association with Hands of Peace, HOPEducation & Sister Faiths Christ Presbyterian Church, 7807 Centella St., Carlsbad Register for Free event: sheirendt@handsofpeace.org or phone (559) 999-7066 *************************************************************** Tijuana, Mexico: July 21, 2018 Concert for The Peace Train’s Transcending Barriers Project Tijuana Cultural Center We’ve been working with ...
  • Indivisible Patriots Weekly Call To Action May 4, 2018 Promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person by supporting a fair hearing for caravan asylum seekers. Call the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees Customs and Border Protection, at (202) 282-8495 with this call script: “Hi. My name is . I’m calling today to ask that ...
  • Peace and Justice Garden Dedication on May 13 May 4, 2018 Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead UUFSD has engaged in peace and social justice work for many years locally and globally. The Peace and Justice Garden, created and gifted by Livia Walsh and Irv Himelblau, is ...
  • Fill A Belly at Cottonwood Creek Park May 1, 2018 Have you been saddened and disturbed by the increasing numbers of homeless individuals and families in San Diego? Do you wish there was something you could do to help? There is! UUFSD is sponsoring a Fill A Belly group meal the evening of Tuesday, May 29 at Cottonwood Creek Park, corner of Vulcan and Encinitas ...
  • All Fellowship Camp Out – Mount Laguna May 1, 2018 All Fellowship Campout – Mount Laguna is from May 25 to May 28. Great camping, hiking, relaxing, and lots of playing opportunities for the youngsters. About 68 miles from San Diego. Will email a flyer with detail information and map. Email OutdoorAdventures@uufsd.org for more information.
  • UU Choirs raise $1000 for Gun Violence Prevention April 29, 2018 Thank you music lovers! Local gun violence prevention efforts benefited from the March 25 Choral Festival hosted by First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego. UUFSD and Summit Unitarian Universalist choirs joined First UU choir in a well-attended event featuring Gabriel Fauré’s “Requiem”. The rich musical evening provided audience and performers, including a professional orchestra ...
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