All our announcements and events are listed below, with the most recently-published first. You can use the list of categories in the sidebar to view items from selected topics.
Monday, November 8th at 6pm AZ time Join us for a discussion on the elements of topographic maps and how to use them for safer hiking and navigating in the outdoors. We will observer different sections of topographic maps for mountain ranges around Phoenix. Another part of the discussion will look at the geology of
Immediately following the service this Sunday, October 24th, our Celebrations Team will be handing out creative kits for you to make your own Dia de Los Muertos Ofrenda altar. This kit has everything you need as well as instructions from our own Abuela Sylvia on how to do this. Come to the upper parking lot
We urge you to call Now! Use these links to find and connect to your leaders: House of Representatives & Senate In early November, President Biden will attend the U.N.’s 26th Conference of the Parties in Glasgow. If he must report that the U.S. has, yet again, passed no concrete legislation to address the climate crisis, the other 196
Many of you signed the six referendum petitions, either at the congregation event at Granada Park in September, or at some other signing location. The one petition that is very likely to have sufficient qualified signatures is the one contesting the Flat Tax that was passed by the Legislature. 118,000 valid petition signatures are required,
The Earth Justice Ministry urges you to keep contacting your leaders to pass the Build Back Better Act. It has been delayed in order to garner support for it. In early November, President Biden will attend the U.N.’s 26th Conference of the Parties in Glasgow. If he must report that the U.S. has, yet again,
Our first hike in many, many months was enjoyed last Saturday morning (October 9) in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. Eight of us gathered for a beautiful morning of hiking and catching up on what has been happening in our lives over the summer. We even had the treat of watching a 3-foot Western Diamondback mosey
INTERFAITH HOMELESS EMERGENCY LODGING PROGRAM (IHELP) The Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP), a program of Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest, partners with churches and community groups to shelter people experiencing homelessness while I-HELP case managers transition program participants from crisis to stability. LSS I-HELP shelters 30-40 people every night in the cities of
Monday, October 25th at 6pm AZ time Join us for an evening discussing water conservation. After one of the wettest Monsoon seasons in some years what a better time to celebrate Water Conservation! This is the first collaboration between UUCP’s Children’s Ministry Navigators group and the Earth Justice Ministry. Our conversation will be lead by
More than half of Maricopa County voters have an election on November 2. Check to see whether your city is included and find out what’s on the ballot. Because our AZ Legislature has made some moves to limit voting, make sure you are registered. See the Election Calendar 2021 for deadlines. If you need to, search
Join the Earth Justice Ministry for our regularly scheduled meeting on Sunday, October 10, at 1:30pm via zoom, as follows: Passcode: Earth Webinar ID: 929 0550 6684 We look forward to seeing you there! Why reinvent the wheel? The latest newsletter for Elders Climate Action has cool programs (one with Paul Hawken Nov. 9, and some for young people-our grandchildren), info
As Passed by the Board of Trustees 9/28/2021 Metrics that we are using are from covidactnow.org for Maricopa County, AZ, particularly the cases per 100,000, infection rate, and positive test rate metrics. There are specific colors below that are referenced from that tool. The most recent UUA Guidelines for re-opening are here: www.uua.org/leadership/library/delta-guidance Note–re-opening is
The adult class “Great UU Sermons” will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 3 pm AZ time, starting October 14. This is a monthly series studying a classic sermon from an important UU Minister from history, such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Theodore Parker.