Sunday, December 16: Visit SIFE Gift Table to Help Nashville Immigrant and Refugee Students

This Sunday, December 13, visit the SIFE Gift table to help support Nashville’s immigrant and refugee students. One immediate and pressing material need for these students is access to basic hygiene products, which are are quickly exhausted through use by an entire family or household. At the SIFE Gift table you can purchase a share in bulk ingredients so that the students in the SIFE Math Classroom can produce their own deodorants, toothpastes, and other personal hygiene products while learning about fractions, decimals, ratios, and pre-algebra concepts in a meaningful hands-on way. Thank you for making a difference. Click to read more…

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CRE: Toy & Book Drive

The Children’s Religious Education program is holding a Toy & Book Drive to replenish and update some of its resources in December. Choose a book or toy to purchase from the garland in the Fellowship Hall. If you are able, purchase two copies and we will donate the 2nd item to Napier Enhanced Option Elementary School. Please bring in donations over the next three Sundays, by December 23. Click to read more…

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Room In The Inn: To Volunteer Contact Jesse Spencer-Smith

One of the ways Greater Nashville UU provides sanctuary to our community is through the Room at the Inn Winter Shelter Program. Room In The Inn’s Winter Shelter program runs from November through March each year, in coordination with almost 200 congregations throughout Middle Tennessee. The program provides safe shelter, warm meals, and fellowship for our neighbors struggling with homelessness during the coldest months of the year. We need volunteers: Click to see different opportunities. Contact Jesse Spencer-Smith to volunteer.

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Coffeehouse is December 1: Sign up for your act now!

After the Chili Dinner and Hanging of the Greens on December 1, the Youth are hosting a Coffeehouse open mic night! This is very informal and lots of fun. You can definitely be added as an act the night of, however, we really, really appreciate knowing we have enough acts ahead of time, so sign up!  All are welcome - this is very fun and informal. Youth, children, and parents - think about how you can contribute! Sign up your Coffeehouse Act Now!

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November Share the Plate Organization: ACLU of TN

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee (ACLU-TN) is dedicated to translating the guarantees of the Bill of Rights into reality for all Tennesseans. We are an enduring guardian of justice, freedom, fairness and equality, working to protect and advance civil liberties and civil rights for all Tennesseans. Our goal is to preserve the Bill of Rights for future generations.

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Social JusticeKris Thresher
Training on Breeze: How to See Your Pledge and Pay with Automatic Drafts

Training on Breeze: How to See Your Pledge and Pay with Automatic Drafts. Bring your computer or smartphone to lunch any Sunday starting October 21 and Jesse Spencer-Smith will train you on using Breeze, our membership database, to see contributions you have made to GNUUC. Also, bring a blank check and he can walk you through setting up automatic withdrawals of your pledge!

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