First Sunday Snack Drive

The first Sunday of every month, Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church holds a food drive for a needy, local food bank. This month will be a bit different. We have come into contact with a teacher at Reedy Creek Elementary School. She is in need of donations of snacks for her scholars. She believes that food […]

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April Letter from the Minister

Our theme for April is interdependence. There are so many ways we are interconnected with each other and with creation. One special event we once again look forward to is the Earth Day Jam in Salisbury, followed by our worship service focused on the earth the next day. We will explore interdependence with the earth, […]

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Ostara and Spring Equinox

Spring is a time of awakening and renewal, growth and expansion. Signs of Spring are emerging all around us. Blooming daffodils, flowering trees and shrubs color our vision. The sounds of calling frogs and chirping birds fill our ears, not to mention that the days are noticeably longer and are getting warmer. It’s time to […]

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March Letter from the Minister

​Even though it feels as if we didn’t have a winter in recent months, we know the month of March brings about the beginning of Springtime in this region of North Carolina. We already have some blooming daffodils outside the Meeting House, which I always think of as the first sign of spring. The visual […]

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2023 Annual Meeting in Review

The church’s Annual Meeting was held on Sunday, December 10, 2023, following the service. Forty-four members signed in and were physically present to vote at the meeting. The meeting had several very significant highlights. A bylaw change was unanimously approved to allow digital and electronic voting. This reflects changes in how members participate since the original […]

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Social Action Priorities for 2024

Last month, the Social Action Team asked you to fill out a survey, choosing the justice issues that were most important to you. The good news is that we received a record-breaking 38 responses (up from 13 last year). Here are the results: Threats to democracy — 24 Climate Justice — 20 LGBTQIA+ — 16 […]

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Diane

Diane I was born in Ohio but have lived in North Carolina most of my life and in Salisbury for close to 40 years! I retired from the Veterans Administration 5 1/2 years ago after almost 34 years as a Registered Nurse in behavioral health. I can’t remember exactly when I started attending Piedmont Unitarian […]

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Cosette

Cosette Cosette has been a Unitarian Universalist since 2004 and member of Piedmont UU Church since 2016.  Cosette identifies as an Earth Centered Spiritualist or Pagan.  She appreciates the acceptance and support of the Unitarian Universalist community.  She has found that her active participation as a UU has broadened the scope of her pagan practices. […]

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General Assembly Update

General Assembly Update The multiplatform UUA General Assembly was held in June, with onsite attendees in Pittsburgh, PA, and many others joining in online. Beth F. and Karen D. attended virtually as delegates for our church. Next year’s GA will be fully online, with plans to return to a multiplatform format in 2025 in Baltimore, […]

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Meet Our New UUA President

Meet Our New UUA President! The UUA put out the following press release introducing our new Association President: “Rev. Dr. Sofía Betancourt was elected to serve as President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) with the support of more than 2300 Unitarian Universalist (UU) delegates at the denomination’s annual General Assembly (GA) from June 21st […]

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