Category: Congregational News

Board President’s Last Letter

June, 2020

Hello, Friends,

I can’t believe how quickly this church year has passed, and
how soon my time as Board President is coming to an end. It’s truly been an
honor to serve this church community, and I am so grateful for the opportunity
to learn, to listen, to … read more.

U can Help UUtheVote!

Dear Friend,

Here are five things you should know about Voting in 2020 – Please share this information with your friends, family and neighbors:

Primary June 2: Pennsylvania’s primary has been postponed until June 2, 2020Vote By Mail: You may now VOTE BY MAIL in Pennsylvania. … read more.

How to Use ZOOM for tele-conferencing

Not experienced with ZOOM? No worries – it’s a piece of cake! 

To Join a Zoom Meeting, click on the link sent to you after you express interest to the host. 

For more information on ZOOM, these YouTube videos will walk you through how to install Zoom … read more.

Difficult Conversations Resume

About one year ago many of our congregants participated in a number of Difficult Conversations on the subject of White Privilege and White Supremacy. Time has passed, people have had conversations, things have happened. Now we would like to hear the stories of your experience … read more.

Archives Exhibit: USG Orders of Service

Check out the new glass curio cabinet in the Sullivan Library. Displayed are USG Orders of Service from 1930, 1958, 1961, 1963 and 1995. These little introductions act as historic “ticklers” for our congregational past. Brief explanations appear on the left side of the cabinet … read more.

Our Share The Plate Donations for Fiscal Year 2018-19

In Fiscal Year 2018-19, Share the Plate made total donations
of $13,536, as follows:

Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center                         1,039

Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center                            711

Lingelbach/Henry                                                             1,384

Rebuilding Together Philly                                                   827

The Attic                                                                             840

PIHN (Xmas eve services)                                                  2,107

MLK Day (expenditures)                                                   1,208

POWER                                                                            1,524

Journey’s Way                                                                    863

UUPLAN (approximately our dues)                                    1,320

Court Appointed Special … read more.

Help USG Host PIHN Families

PIHN is the Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, which supports families as they strive to work their way out of homelessness.

USG will feed and house three families this summer from Sunday, August 18 until Sunday, September 1. The families will each have a room in … read more.