Social Action Committee

Email sac@uufs.net

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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 sac@uufs.net.

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Link to Peace in the Park

Peace in a Maryland Park

Peace and Unity through Diversity Day

Celebration of the International Day of Peace at the Salisbury City Park, September 19, 2009

Peace Day

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

 For more information; 410-546-1466 / sowpeace@verizon.net

The Vigil will not be held  when temperatures are 90 and above.

 

 

 

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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

Capitol Hill
509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
(202-224-4524) Fax: 202-224-1651

Locally
129 East Main St., Suite 115
P.O. Box 11
Salisbury, MD 21803
(410-546—4250)
e-mail at http://www.cardin.senate.gov/contact

Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
Capitol Hill
503 Hart Senate Office Building,
Washington, D.C. 20510
(202-224-4654)

Locally
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

Capitol Hill:
506 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-5311; fax: (202) 225-0254
web: http://harris.house.gov
e-mail: https://harris.house.gov/contact-me

Kent Island:
100 Olde Point Village, Suite 101, Chester, MD 21619
(410) 643-5425; fax: (410) 643-5429

Locally
212 West Main St. Suite 204 B.
Salisbury, MD 21801
PH: (443) 944-8624
Fax: (443) 944-8625

 

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Community Outreach

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)
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
THE PEACE ALLIANCE (NATIONAL)
DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS-DARFUR
GUEST AT YOUR TABLE – UUSC
INTERFAITH ALLIANCE(NATIONAL)
RED CROSS(SALISBURY)
MAC(SALISBURY)
LIFE CRISIS (SALISBURY)
CHRISTIAN SHELTER (SALISBURY)
VILLAGE OF HOPE (SALISBURY)
SALVATION ARMY(SALISBURY)
RIO BENI CLEAN WATER PROJECT, BOLIVIA(DIRECT RELIEF INTERNATIONAL)
HABITAT (SALISBURY)
SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER
SOUP KITCHEN
MAYORS FOR PEACE/HIROSHIMA PEACE CULTURE FOUNDATION

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Building for Habitat

Habitat