Take Action Against Mass Shootings

Take Action Against Mass Shootings

Call Senator Rick Scott’s office:   1-202-224-5274

Call Senator Marco Rubio’s office:  1-202-224-3041

And say something like:

I care deeply about ending gun violence .

What is your plan to help end tragedies like the one in Uvalde?

Then stop.  And let them answer.  

If they don’t answer, pose the question again.  And again?

Bill Parsons Ukraine Discussion

Lakewood UCC member Bill Parsons led a discussion about the war in Ukraine. He gave background information and respond to questions from those gathered. Bill is a retired history professor from Eckerd College. His specialty was Russia/USSR. He was instrumental in establishing the sister city relationship between St. Petersburg, FL and St. Petersburg, Russia. Bill has also fostered many other connections between Florida and Russia including the sister church relationship between Lakewood UCC and St. Job’s in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Help Ukrainians Now

Help Ukrainians Now

LUCC is part of the Pinellas Coalition for Immigration Justice.  The initiative below is supported by the Coalition.  This is one way the congregation can assist by asking President Biden to offer TPS (Temporary Protective Status) for Ukrainians here in the US. More details are in the link below as well as a template for an email to be sent to the White House.   Please take action to help the Ukrainians who are currently in the US.

The U.S. must provide safety for Ukrainians

A woman and child peer out of the window of a bus as they leave Sievierodonetsk, the Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with the Russian action would lead to “consequences you have never seen.” (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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Show Solidarity with Ukraine

A Call for Peace,
Unity and Support
for the
Ukrainian People

In 2019, the city of St. Petersburg issued a proclamation,
declaring the city of St. Petersburg an International City of Peace.
We sit at the edge of war, as the people of Ukraine are being killed
for exercising a country’s right of self-determination.
You may think there’s nothing you can do to stop this aggression,
but we can stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people
and speak as one community against this crime and injustice.
Show up and stand with
the local Ukrainian community
in a call for peace, unity and support.
Wednesday, March 2
12 noon

An outdoor gathering
at the
Epiphany of Our Lord
Ukrainian Catholic Church

430 90th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL  33702
(727) 576-1001
All are welcomed.

You are encouraged to wear a Lakewood UCC t-shirt if you have one.  You are welcome to make signs conveying support for Ukraine and for peace.  Look for the LUCC group and we can all stand together.