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This year the Crisis Control Ministries stands to lose 100 bins of food because Food Day at the Fair has been canceled. But, UUFWS members and friends can help by bringing non-perishable foods to the Fellowship between September 26 and October 11 as part of the 100 Bin Challenge. Place your donations in the bin […]

Traditionally, each May we honor a person, couple, or family who has made significant contributions in time and talent to the Fellowship. This spring, the Board decided to postpone this annual event because we hoped to be able to gather together safely later in 2020. Though our building has been closed for most of 2020, […]

We have postcards with stamps that just need your final touch. These need to be addressed and a personal note added, encouraging the addressee to vote this fall. These are packaged in groups of 25 and are in a box outside the front entrance to the Fellowship. Many thanks for the donations of stamps and […]

“Building Our Future”.  Why is this important? How do we accomplish this? You will soon be hearing more about this important topic. The Stewardship Committee will be beginning our Annual Fund Drive soon, so we are inviting you to contemplate these questions from your own personal perspective. In addition, you’ll soon be invited to a […]

The Hispanic League (of Winston-Salem) will be the UUFWS Share the Plate recipient for September. The Hispanic League (HL) of W.S. greatly improves the Winston-Salem community through ambitious multicultural offerings, and strong, vital support for our Hispanic neighbors. This will be the 28th year of the Hispanic League’s Fiesta, which, this year must be virtual, […]

UUFWS members over the past several years have strongly supported the CropHungerWalk of W-S (Forsyth County). Our city’s walk is part of an international CropHungerWalk movement that combats hunger, locally, nationwide and throughout the world. For W-S, our W.S. Crisis Control is again spearheading the organization of the event locally.  (uufws) SAC strongly endorses this […]

Let’s get outside to enjoy nature this fall. Join us for a hike, bike or birding trip. Safety measures taken to reduce the COVID risks. Masks and appropriate social distancing required. If you have questions, please contact the trip leader or email eco@uufws.org. View the list of trips here –> https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f48a8ac28a0f58-ecosolutions  

The Care Committee welcomed Reverend Ed to our monthly meeting to introduce him to our organization and its activities. He was most appreciative of our work and its continuing efforts to keep up with the needs of the congregation.

The NC General Assembly reconvened Sept. 2nd The primary focus on the legislature will be how to spend the $900 million remaining in federal COVID-19 funding which must be spent by the end of 2020. Governor Cooper’s priorities for spending are described here: https://governor.nc.gov/news/governor-cooper-proposes-budget-continue-fighting-covid-19-while-investing-nc’s-future Call your NC legislators to encourage their support of his proposals. […]

Thanks to all for contributing so generously to our annual Auction. Our final day for donations is Monday, August 17th, when items may be dropped off at the Fellowship from 1:00 until 3:00. And, as a reminder: Please do not leave items outside of the Fellowship!!!  We have no way of identifying who these items […]

The Clothes Closet is still not accepting donations due to the accumulation of your previously donated items.We remain closed due to the pandemic but we are distributing clothes to the community.This month we are donating to the Salvation Army’s homeless shelter.

Please Help. Every Dollar Counts. Crisis Control depends on your generosity to provide the financial support needed to help families in crisis. In the last fiscal year, Crisis Control received support from individuals (58%), churches and congregations (14%), corporate partners (14%), and foundations (14%). Your gifts make a tremendous difference within our local community and, […]