• 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Share the Plate – June – Methacton High School Gay-Straight Alliance June 17, 2019 Our own Deb Galvin is the Faculty Advisor to the group. They provide a safe place for LGBTQ students and their allies to meet on a weekly basis in order to provide a supportive environment for conversation and sharing. They have become more active recently, regularly updating information posted publicly in a hallway case at ...
  • Share the Plate – March – Church of the Larger Fellowship’s The Worthy Now Prison Ministry Network March 3, 2019 Unitarian Universalists affirm and promote seven principles. At the top of the list is an affirmation of the inherent worth and dignity of every person. It doesn’t matter whether you are in the free world or imprisoned. All are worthy of love and justice — not someday, but right now. This is the saving message ...
  • Share the Plate – February – MCCC Food Pantry February 11, 2019 Our Share the Plate partner for February is the Montgomery County Community College Food Pantry. The Stock Up for Success program was started in 2014 to address the growing issue of food insecurity among students.Your donations can help eliminate a student’s dilemma of having to choose between food and attending class. Monetary donations help fulfill ...
  • Share the Plate – December – Collegeville-Trappe Ministerium February 11, 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 ...
  • TPUUF holds service and candlelight vigil in support of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Resistance & Resilience November 20, 2018 Transgender Day Of Remembrance, Resistance, & Resilience with Candlelight Vigil The 20th of November 2018 will mark day of the 19th Annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance and will be the 13th successive year we have observed the TDoR at TPUUF. The Welcoming Congregation Team of the Social Action Committee working jointly with the Worship Committee will hold ...
  • Share the Plate – November – Montgomery County Anti-Human-Trafficking Coalition November 11, 2018 Our Share-the-Plate partner for November 2018 is the Montgomery County Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition known as MCAT. MCAT was formed in 2011 to raise awareness and create a network of resources for survivors of trafficking and exploitation. MCAT’s mission is to educate people in Montgomery County on human trafficking, both forced labor and sex trafficking, to increase ...
  • Share the Plate – June – PA Youth Congress June 11, 2018 The Pennsylvania Youth Congress advances freedom and justice for young LGBTQ Pennsylvanians through advocating for responsible public policy. As a youth-led organization, PYC represents citizens working toward safer schools and thriving communities across the commonwealth. Here is an example of a recent court battle in which the PA Youth Congress and ACLU played a very important ...
  • Share the Plate – May – National Alliance on Mental Illness May 14, 2018 NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, it ...