The Social Action Committee is responsible for alerting the congregation to issues pertinent to the quality of life in our local, national, and international community by funneling information, proposing priorities, and planning for action and advocacy by the committee and/or the congregation. The committee provides information and educational opportunities for the congregation and community-at-large by announcements of relevant events, meetings and activities.
Chairperson: Rotating chairperson
For more information email@example.com.
Link to Peace in the Park
Peace and Unity through Diversity Day
Celebration of the International Day of Peace at the Salisbury City Park, September 19, 2009
The Peace Alliance of the Lower Shore (PALS)
CHANGE COMES TO THE PALS SILENT PEACE VIGIL
The Peace Alliance ofthe Lower Shore(PALS) Silent Peace Vigil began in October, 2002, with “the march” toward the Iraq war. Until recently peacemakers stood for peaceevery Sunday afternoon.
Starting August 9 (the 69th anniversary ofthe atomic bombing of Nagasaki) PALSSilent Peace Vigil will be held every other Saturday, from 11:00 A.M. – NOON,on the corner of Route 13 and College Ave., by SU.
Signs are available.
As conflict rages throughout our world community, weinvite YOU to stand for peace with us, in this visible peace action. We hope passersby will be moved to CONTACTCONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT FOR PEACE. Your presence is the message
The Vigil will not be held when temperatures are 90 and above.
Contact Congress and the President
Your views count! Speak your “peace!” Be heard on your issues!
WHEN WRITING, SEND YOUR LETTERS TO YOUR LEGISLATORS’ LOCAL ADDRESSES.
CAPITOL SWITCHBOARD (202-224-3121)
WHITE HOUSE COMMENT LINE (202-456-1111)
President Barack Obama, The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20500;
e-mail at www.emailthepresident.com/ or http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/
Senator Benjamin L. Cardin
509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
(202-224-4524) Fax: 202-224-1651
129 East Main St., Suite 115
P.O. Box 11
Salisbury, MD 21803
e-mail at http://www.cardin.senate.gov/contact
Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
503 Hart Senate Office Building,
Washington, D.C. 20510
The Gallery Plaza Building
212 Main St., Suite 200,
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410-546-7711) Fax: 410-546-9324
e-mail at http://www.mikulski.senate.gov and click “How Can I Help You?/Contact”
Congressman Andrew Harris
100 Olde Point Village, Suite 101, Chester, MD 21619
(410) 643-5425; fax: (410) 643-5429
212 West Main St. Suite 204 B.
Salisbury, MD 21801
PH: (443) 944-8624
Fax: (443) 944-8625
Each week UUFS passes a basket during the Sunday service. The money collected is then donated to designated charities. Here is a list of some of the charities UUFS supports.
|UU UNITED NATIONS OFFICE|
|PLANNED PARENTHOOD (SALISBURY)|
|MARYLAND FOOD BANK (SALISBURY)|
|NAACP,EDUCATION COMMITTEE (WICOMICO COUNTY)|
|SALISBURY URBAN MINISTRIES (SALISBURY)|
|THE PEACE ALLIANCE (NATIONAL)|
|DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS-DARFUR|
|GUEST AT YOUR TABLE – UUSC|
|LIFE CRISIS (SALISBURY)|
|CHRISTIAN SHELTER (SALISBURY)|
|VILLAGE OF HOPE (SALISBURY)|
|RIO BENI CLEAN WATER PROJECT, BOLIVIA(DIRECT RELIEF INTERNATIONAL)|
|SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER|
|MAYORS FOR PEACE/HIROSHIMA PEACE CULTURE FOUNDATION|