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Furry, Feathery Friends Collection through Feb. 10th

Join our RE kids in their new project to collect items for the Nebraska Humane Society. The kids call it the Furry, Feathery Friends Collection. This social action project allows our children and youth to live their commitment to the 7th principle – the interdependent web of all existence, which means we care for every … Continued

Are You Interested in Small Group Ministry?

Or perhaps your first question is, “What is Small Group Ministry?” These are ongoing and covenanted groups of around 10 participants, led by trained members of our own congregation, following UU “Soul Matters” materials. Do you ever leave worship wishing for more? Well, these materials follow the monthly worship themes and provide activities that participants … Continued

Abundance for Refugees, Thank you!

On December 23rd, directly after our worship service our Giving Tree gifts were driven to the Refugee Empowerment Center of Omaha. Thank you Joan Benziger for volunteering to deliver them. While the center placed only a conservative request, the 2U congregation showed up in multitude with gloves, blankets, socks, gift cards, bus passes, clothes, and … Continued

January and February Share the Plate: The Sheltering Tree

The Sheltering Tree builds affordable housing communities for persons over 18, with developmental disabilities. This helps them to pursue their hopes and dreams. The Sheltering Tree creates home like environments in apartment style communities with secure, supervised living to aid these adults to achieve maximum independence, lead productive lives, build friendships and belong and contribute … Continued

December Share the Plate: The Minister’s Discretionary Fund

The Minister’s Discretionary Fund helps provide emergency financial assistance to members of the Second Unitarian community, primarily for utility bills, groceries, rent, and medical needs. ~ the Social Justice Committee  

Don’t forget, 2U can accept plastic!

from the Finance Coordinating Council With the holidays approaching, the church has a nice selection of Free Trade products for sale that make excellent holiday gifts – coffee, teas, chocolate bars, and more. And you can pay with your credit card! We can also accept credit card payments for pledge and offering payments, memorial gifts, … Continued

The Giving Tree project begins

by Jillian Post, DRE Let’s Try This Again! Due to cancelled services last week, the start of our project was delayed. After services this Sunday, December 9th, you will see a small decorated tree in the 2U lobby. On this tree, you will find ornaments that the RE children and youth have colored and decorated. … Continued

Special TUUsday Circle in December!

by Carol Johnson On Tuesday, December 11th, TUUsday Circle will begin at 11 a.m. for lunch at Big Mama’s Kitchen and will be followed by a tour at 1 p.m. of Highland Neighborhood Development. Big Mama’s Kitchen is located at 3223 North 45th Street—where they have been for the past several years. There is limited … Continued

Meditation Group Update

For a couple of years now, things have been trending downward for the Meditation Group. We’ve tinkered from time to time with trying different nights and times to hold our meetings, but things just haven’t worked out. There were times when we had 10 or more attendees at our meetings, but lately it’s come to the point … Continued

Issue Cafes at Urban Abbey

November is OTOC month at Urban Abbey (1026 Jackson in the Old Market). Similar to our Share the Plate, Urban Abbey gives one-half of counter sales to a like-minded local nonprofit each month. Stop in at any time or attend an Issue Cafe sponsored by OTOC. Metered street parking or $2 in the city lot across the street. … Continued