Community Presence

An important part of being Unitarian Universalists is working to make the world better. Our congregation participates in several regular kinds of service. Once a month we donate our collection from our worship service to a group doing good work - each year we choose a different theme to focus our giving towards. Five of our worship services each year feature speakers on our annual theme.

We also band together to perform service projects from time to time.

Community Social Action Programs

Human Solutions Homeless Shelter: Prepare and serve dinner to homeless families.
Hollywood Senior Center: Prepare and serve Thanksgiving dinner to seniors.
Clay Street Table: Help serve Saturday breakfast to hungry people.

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives UU

Women (focus for 2017-2018)

Girl Scouts Beyond Bars
Q Center
Oregon Tradeswomen
Bradley Angle
The Family Preservation Project
Girls on the Run of Portland Metro
Sexual Assault Resource Center
Girls, Inc.
PDXWIT (Women in Technology)
The Coalition of Advocates for Equal Access for Girls

Housing Justice (focus for 2016-2017)

Outside the Frame
Rose CDC
Habitat for Humanity -- Portland East Metro
Sisters of the Road
Hacienda CDC
Welcome Home Coalition
Portland Tenants United


Previous themes:

Children (focus for 2015-16) 
Environmental Justice (focus for 2014-15)
Privilege (focus for 2013-2014)
Race (focus for 2012-2013)
LGBTQ (focus for 2011-2012)
Immigrants and Refugees (focus for 2010-2011)
Getting Health Care to People Without It --  (focus for 2009-2010)
Getting Food to People Without It -- (focus for 2008-2009)