Share The Plate
On the Third Sunday of each month from September through June, a non-profit organization identified by the Board of Trustees is invited to come in and talk for five minutes during the worship service. This organization then receives all non-pledge monies collected during the offering for that Sunday.
Share the Plate Recipients for 2018-19 church year:
Eastmont High School QSA – is the queer-straight alliance club at Eastmont High School. They provide peer support to students who identify as LGBTQ+. Donations help fund activities for the group as well as resources.
Garden Terrace Meal Program – Garden Terrace provides vulnerable senior citizens with a caring environment, socialization with others, and assistance with nutritional needs. The meal program helps provide nutritional meals to seniors daily.
NAMI Chelan-Douglas – is the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The volunteer based organization provides support, education, and advocacy for families and individuals affected by mental health challenges.
Panther House at Wenatchee High School – is a resource for homeless students and families in need of food, clothing, hygiene products, and school supplies.
Small Miracles – is an organization that provides lunches for children aged 1-18yrs for free during the summer months of June, July, and August at noon throughout the Wenatchee Valley.
The Spectrum – is an advocacy and support organization for the LGBTQ+ community in the Wenatchee Valley. They provide education to area businesses, financial support, and emotional/peer support.
Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center – an organization that provides mediation services to people in the Chelan and Douglas counties. The organization uses a sliding scale, so no-one is turned away.
National UU Organizations:
BLUU (Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism) – provides information, resources and support for Black Unitarian Universalists and works to expand the role & visibility of Black UUs within our faith. The UUA has encouraged all congregations to financially support the effort of BLUU.
Sacred Fire Unitarian Universalist – a ministry that plants, grows, and connects covenanted communities of support for life and for social justice. Sacred Fire Unitarian Universalist takes small group ministry out into the community, bringing us into relationship with those who resonate with our values and our vision of the Beloved Community.