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January Split-the-Plate Partner: West Alabama Food Bank

Alabama has one of the highest poverty rates in the country. West Alabama Food Bank (WAFB) was incorporated in 1987 as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in nine West Alabama counties. The counties served are Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Sumter, and … Continued

Small Congregations: Infinite Possibilities

We are not alone. There are others out there. No, not aliens, but other UU congregations—in fact, a majority—with fewer than 150 members. And many are doing great things. (We’re no slouches either.) Common themes of these success stories, revealed in the series of UU Webinars titled above, include: adopting a “making a difference” narrative; … Continued

December Office Hours

Office Hours are 8-1 Wed Dec 4 Mon Dec 9 Thurs Dec 12 Tues Dec 17 Thurs Dec 19 Mon Dec 23 Fri Dec 27 Mon Dec 30 Thurs Jan 2

December Split-the-Plate Partner: Move to Amend

Move to Amend Tuscaloosa is a local affiliate of Move to Amend, a national coalition of hundreds of organizations and over 460,000 individuals committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to the people, not corporate interests. They are working to amend the U.S. Constitution … Continued

Call for CRE volunteers

Volunteer an average of one Sunday per month, January through May, (that’s 5 Sundays total) to teach or assist with one of our children’s RE classes. The enthusiastic PreK-3rd Grade class loves playing games, making things, and learning about our principles. The engaging 4th-6th Grade class surprises us with their deep questions and insights about … Continued

Campus Ministry Grant

We have just been awarded a grant for campus ministry from the UU Program Fund in the amount of $10,450 and an additional matching grant of $2,000. These funds will be used to hire a student intern, expand programming, purchase equipment and supplies, and fund a spring retreat. Making more UUs makes the world better!!!

November Split-the-Plate Partner: Guest at Your Table

What is Guest at Your Table? Guest at Your Table (GAYT) is UUSC’s annual intergenerational program to raise support for and awareness about key human rights issues. Since UUSC works in more than 20 countries, with over 60 grassroots partners, there are thousands of individuals involved in and who benefit from the work that our … Continued

October Split-the-Plate-Partner: Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

The Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry is a mission of our neighbors at Grace Presbyterian Church and serves about 700 people each month. The Food Pantry distributes food that is purchased from the West Alabama Food Bank. For more information, check out the website: Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry Donations Cash in the plate will … Continued