Our Youth In Action group has started meeting
twice per month. This program is for our middle
and high school youth. They focus on discussion
and social justice work. This last month they
collected warm items to hand out to people who
This April they will host our traditional Canned Food
hunt with items going to the Eastridge Food Pantry.
If you have canned food or nonperishable items to
donate, please bring them to the church. There will
be a bin outside the office door until Easter Sunday.
Our K-5th grade group is both online on zoom as
well as in person until the Covid dial is in green at
which point we will only be in person (for as long as
it is feasible to do so). We are meeting as an
ingathering group of mixed ages due to a lack of
We also are in need of childcare providers for our
youngest UUs under age 5. For the time being, nursery
nd preschool students are invited into the ingathering
r to stay with their adults. We will shift into the preschool
Room if we need to accommodate our little ones.
We continue our UU Pen Pal program where we
matched children with other children. They will be
finding out their mystery friends on April 10th -
stay tuned for more info.
We are grateful for our children to be returning,
and could really use some extra hands. If you are
willing and able to volunteer in any age level,
please let me know:
I saw a Tarot Card Reader about a year ago. Although I read my own cards, I was interested in what someone else might see. The message was, "you need more self care". I thought to myself, "I paid for someone to tell me what I already know". So, even though you KNOW you should do self-care...this time during the pandemic can be overwhelming and it can be hard to remember to take time for your own wellbeing.
A friend on Facebook posed the following question: "What are some low effort, low stakes ways that you have found to nurture yourself and others in this time of extreme burn out?"
Here were some of the responses:
Peace, faith, and love,