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Grow-to-Give Garden Expands, Flourishes at UUFH!

By | 2017-07-06T14:51:11+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Charity, General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

It has been four years since UU volunteers built two new raised garden beds in the back of the parking lot next to the existing ground-level garden. What has happened since is a truly impressive demonstration of living our principles: 8 garden beds, a drip irrigation system, a deer fence, a shed, pathways covered in [...]

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Remembering Orlando, One Year Later – Monday, June 12, 2017

By | 2017-05-24T12:42:48+00:00 May 24th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice, The Greater Community|

On June 12, 2016, the deadliest shooting in American history took place at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Join us on the first anniversary of that tragic night for a film about the emergency room workers' experience followed by a candle lighting memorial service to remember the souls whose lives were cut short. There [...]

The COMMUNITY SPACE@THE FELLOWSHIP Debuts

By | 2017-05-11T16:23:39+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Community Space @The Fellowship, General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

The Communications team is happy to announce the opening of  The COMMUNITY SPACE@THE FELLOWSHIP, part of our long-range plan to encourage outside groups to take advantage of the many wonderful rental opportunities we have both inside and out of our beautiful building. The Community Space is a place for and where diverse communities can meet, [...]

May 2, 2017 – HALT Solitary Confinement Advocacy Day & Pre Training

By | 2017-04-21T10:42:55+00:00 April 21st, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice, Take Action, The Greater Community|

Please Join us for an Advocacy Day for the HALT Solitary Confinement Act, Tuesday, May 2, 6:00 am – 8:30 pm, Albany NY. To register for a place in the UUCSR van and to attend a pre-Advocacy Day Training on Monday, April 24 at 7:30 pm in the Art Gallery of UUCSR (48 Shelter Rock Rd, Manhasset) please complete attached [...]

November Split Plate Charity of the Month is HiHi

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 October 15th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

We are grateful that HiHi, the Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative, has been selected as November’s Split Plate Charity of the Month.  HIHI, the Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative, is a Huntington-wide effort to address homelessness here in our community.  In conjunction with the Suffolk County Family Services League, nightly food and shelter are provided at Huntington [...]

DVD Donations for H2Empower

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Charity, General News & Announcements, Take Action, The Greater Community|

Religious Education is hosting a DVD drive - we need your G, PG, and PG-13 rated DVDs to donate to H2Empower.  These DVDs help children in Ethiopia learn English so they can continue their schooling beyond the 7th grade.  In 8th grade, the tests they must take in school are only in English.  The DVDs [...]

Split Plate Recipient for October 2016 “Every Child Is Our Child”

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Charity, The Greater Community|

Guided by our principles, UUs are called to advocate for international human rights; to be a voice for the voiceless; and thus promote the inherent worth and dignity of all life. This month's Split Plate is for such an endeavor. As part of the UU-United Nations Office’s mission, "Every Child is Our Child" (ECOC,) works [...]

September Split Plate Charity: The Sanctuary Project

By | 2017-04-27T14:21:10+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|General News & Announcements, The Greater Community|

Sanctuary, a specialized project run by the Huntington Youth Bureau, assists youth between the ages of 12 and 21 who have run away from or been asked to leave home, or are otherwise at risk of being homeless.  Through their various programs, Sanctuary’s professional staff members provide individual, family and group counseling, crisis intervention, and [...]