UUCSC News and Updates
Weekly on Fridays
Volume I * Issue 38 * February 19, 2021
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County, RI
Rev. DL Helfer, Minister uucscminister@gmail.com
All are welcome!
Sunday Offerings : February 21, 2021
The goal [of Beloved Community] is reconciliation, not to destroy your opponent, nor cast them out, but to stay in the struggle till love wins.
~Rev. Victoria Safford
Worship

This Sunday, we are grateful to hear from two incredible RI artists, Christopher Johnson and Big Lux/Kevin Lowther.

Religious Exploration

RE video: shares a true story of a 7 yr old encountering subtle racism and asks the question: What are your tools for building a just and peaceful world?

Spiritual Enrichment
We would like to offer you resources each month to dive deeper into the theme of the month and into your own spiritual journey.

Check out this Google Doc for spiritual exercises, videos, music, movie, and book suggestions for our theme of Beloved Community.
Here is a Playlist of songs for Beloved Community!
Just for Yuks and Bucks
UUSCS Online Auction * April 9 - April 18, 2021
This COVID-safe fundraising event will begin with a Zoom Kick Off Party on Friday April 9. (Time to be announced soon).
Donations of all kinds are needed. Some suggestions:  
Art Objects
Pottery
Jewelry
Pottery
Vintage Wear
Dinners
Baked Goods
Specialty Baskets
Books
Libations

Workshops/classes
(yoga, dance, mindfulness, meditation)
Photography Services   
Professional Services
Home Maintenance Services
(COVID-safe: Gutter cleaning, run errands, spring yard cleaning, window washing)
Treasures for Children
If you have items, services or other things you would like to donate and/or you would like to help solicit items for the auction, please send information to:  uucscri.FUND@gmail.com. Thank-you!
Submitted by Rosemary Galiani. Event Chair
UU General Assembly Coming Soon
The UUA General Assembly 2021 takes place June 23 – 27. $200/person.

Financial support, a payment plan option, and volunteer opportunities are available. Registrants receive access to the 2021 Online Participation Portal, including live, simulated, and on-demand video content, the virtual exhibit hall, chat features, support, and a (new!) GA mobile app.
Submitted by Betsy Dalton
Black Lives Matter
for all the resources that have been listed here in the past few months.
Our Stories
David Floyd's interests are many and varied, and he is quick to say he is probably too diversified. He is happy to share some of what makes him tick.

If you would like to share your story, please contact me at elizdn@hotmail.com.
Read all of Our Stories HERE.
Community Connections

Climate Action Rhode Island
Chase Bank Car Protest

Mon, February 22, 2021
10:45am – 12:00pm
667 Kingstown Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879
New Meet-up Site: Gather at the NEW Ace Hardware at 667 Kingstown Road which is near CVS and across the street from Wakefield Liquors.

Bring your decorated car with messages like “BOYCOTT CHASE BANK “ and “CHASE BANK: CLIMATE CRIMINAL” OR meet us for car decoration from 10:45 to 11:15. We have signs, poster board, tape and window markers.
Climate Action Rhode Island boycotts and fights the major financiers of the world’s toxic fossil fuel projects until they stop destroying our planet for a profit.
Submitted by Jean Bowen
Important Links
How to Submit Info to This Newsletter
Please submit news items via email to Betsy Dalton at elizabethmdalton@gmail.com
by Tuesday Noon each week to assure publication by Friday of that week.