• Share the Plate – February – African American Museum of Bucks County February 9, 2020 Each month the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Social Action Committee selects a charity that meets the values and principles of Unitarian Universalism. This month’s recipient is The African American Museum of Bucks County. The African American Museum of Bucks County is a mobile museum that honors the rich legacy of the African American experience, inspiring ...
  • Share the Plate – January – Project HEARTH February 9, 2020 Each month the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Social Action Committee selects a charity that meets the values and principles of Unitarian Universalism.  Our Share-the-Plate partner for January is Project H.E.A.R.T.H., “Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes”. The program is under the Family Services of Montgomery County Umbrella. Through the H.E.A.R.T.H. program, older adults who ...
  • TPUUF marks 10 Years of Support for the Philly AIDS Walk December 30, 2019 On October 20, 2019, TEAM TPUUF – Anne Rostosky, Lilia Weber, Janet Bontcue, Caryn Kayser, Vienna Kayser, Deva Kayser, and Phil Manos participated in the 2019 Philly AIDS Walk. This year’s walk marked the team’s tenth continuous year raising money for the AIDS Fund. The team goal this year was $1000. With the generous support ...
  • Share the Plate – December – Collegeville-Trappe Ministerium December 10, 2019 Our Share the Plate Partner for December is the Collegeville-Trappe Ministerium. The Ministerium is an ecumenical effort of the Collegeville area churches that maintains a fund to assist in the purchase of fuel oil for those lacking funds to keep their homes warm in winter, and provides one-time emergency funds (e.g., for food or other ...
  • Share the Plate – November – Covenant House December 10, 2019 Covenant House Pennsylvania is much more than a shelter. They provide an array of services for homeless young people, including a first-class clinic, staff to help with going to college and finding a job, and one-to-one support to help young people plan, stay on track, and achieve their goals. They also provide housing for longer periods ...
  • Share the Plate – October – CeaseFirePA September 29, 2019 Each month, the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Social Action Committee selects a charity that meets the values and principles of Unitarian Universalism. This month’s recipient is CeaseFirePA. CeaseFirePA is a statewide organization working with mayors, police, faith leaders, community organizations and individual Pennsylvanians to take a stand against gun violence. They organize trips to sites ...
  • Share the Plate – September – Bread of Life Community Cafe September 17, 2019 Each month the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Social Action Committee selects a charity that meets the values and principles of Unitarian Universalism. This month’s recipient is the Bread of Life Community Café of Norristown. The Bread of Life Community Café is a ministry of the All Saints Episcopal Church of Norristown. Click to Visit the ...
  • Musical Changes at TPUUF August 16, 2019 With the “retirements” of our long-time music director, Marian Augustine, and our pianist and choir accompanist for over 20 years, Deb Galvin, we find ourselves with a blank slate, ready for and open to new shifts and changes in our Sunday musical offerings. As your new Co-Music Directors, we want to recognize the contributions that ...
  • Share the Plate – August – Planned Parenthood Keystone August 16, 2019 Our Share the Plate Partner for the month of August 2019 is Planned Parenthood Keystone. Planned Parenthood Keystone, is the local affiliate of the national Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Their Mission: Care. No Matter What. – Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider ...
  • TPUUF 2019 Matthew Shepard Award presented to Debi Galvin July 21, 2019 The Matthew Shepard Award was envisioned and developed by the Welcoming Congregation Task Force, the forerunner of today’s Welcoming Congregation Team.   It was created to periodically recognize a member or friend’s efforts to encourage compassion, understanding, and acceptance by manifesting the Welcoming Congregation concept in their life.  The award consists of a certificate and a ...