SUUN is co-sponsoring the CABARET & CABERNET CONCERT at UUFSD featuring two of our well-loved and talented San Diego UU musicians, Chris Hassett & Drew Massicot. Come early (anytime after 6:45 PM) and enjoy a glass of wine and homemade treats, while visiting with friends before the concert. Listen to Chris sing “What a Wonderful World” accompanied by Drew https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFAAjt3Vfyw.
"Thanks to 'Taste of UU' attendees who signed the petition calling for a steep increase of Syrian refugee admissions to the U.S.
The petition with 135 signatures (almost 20% of which were by our young people) has been sent to the UUA and the UU Service Committee with a cover letter by Rev. Meghan Conrad Cefalu along with $100 in donations for the Syrian Relief Fund.
To follow up and get or stay involved, please visit www.winwithoutwar.org and sign the petition supporting the bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate that asks for $1 billion to fund Syrian relief and resettlement! Both the UUA and the UUSC are coalition members of Win Without War.
Thank you for paying attention to this aspect of the interconnected web of life!" ~ Roger Harmon
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
SUUN is co-sponsoring the San Diego Conscious Music Fest (SDCMF) held this year at First UU. The San Diego Conscious Music Fest is a musical celebration of the human spirit living within us all, and actively champions a growing community of diverse singer/songwriters whose music inspires us with authentic messages of love, peace, and unity. In concerts throughout the year and with a city-wide Conscious Music Fest, SDCMF brings to audiences in San Diego the fresh, new voices of hope for a better future for us all. This year’s event features singer/song writers: Faith Rivera Karl Anthony Peggy Lebo, John Foltz, Teri Wilder, Gary Lynn Floyd The Yes Team, Nathen Aswell, Ray Davis. Get tickets and more info at www.consciousmusicsd.com.
Location: First UU Archive Room
Attending:Barbre Bryan (First UU, South Bay), Elizabeth Bukey (Ministerial Rep); Jennifer White (Palomar), Julie McKane (First UU), Phil Comer (Chalice), Susan Riegel Harding (First UU), Vicky Newman (UUFSD)
Absent: Andy Nguyen (First UU—So Bay)
Guest: Rev Ian Riddell (thank you for joining us....very helpful)
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UUs in San Diego have been working on Gun Violence Prevention (GVP) for a long time already. In December 2014, there was a “Vigil to Honor Sandy Hook Victims” at UUFSD. The event was organized by UUFSD member Steve Bartram, who explained his motivation in an article that ran in The Coast Times thecoastnews.com/blog/2014/12/vigil-to-honor-sandy-hook-victims/.
On May 10, 2015, Reverend David Miller devoted his Mother’s Day sermon to gun violence prevention https://vimeo.com/127534372 . And the ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign was celebrated at UUFSD on June 21, 2015, which is National ASK Day. On that Sunday, members filled and displayed signs naming the loved one they pledged to protect by asking “Is there an unlocked gun in your house?” before sending a child over to play.
Gun Violence Prevention (GVP) activities are being coordinated by Steve Bartram and he is looking for more UUs interested in working with him on this issue. Please email him at email@example.com for more information.
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