Week of 1/17/19 New Events & Info Posted

Sun., Jan. 20, Pagan Interest Group, 12 PM, Arts & Crafts Room. Curious about Paganism? Practice an Earth-based spiritual path and want to connect with others who do too? Interested in beginning to develop a vision for a Pagan fellowship at UU Oakland? For more information, or to get involved, please contact Piper.


<strong>For the Next Three Sundays–Jan 20, Jan. 27, and Feb. 3: Secret Buddy Signups! 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Wendte Hall. </strong>Join us for our annual Secret Buddy program! Each year we match up "buddies" of different generations to encourage new friendships between congregants of different ages. Buddies will (anonymously) exchange letters, art, or small gifts during February and early March and will meet their buddies at the "reveal" breakfast on March 10. Sign up during hospitality hour. Contact <a href="mailto:nanaze@gmail.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-link-type="email">Nathan Naze</a> with questions.



Sun., Jan. 27, The Ella Baker Partnership Team’s Monthly Meeting, 12:15-1:45 PM, 3rd Floor Meeting Area. If you have ever thought you would like to know more about our partnership with the Ella Baker Center, now is the time! You are welcome to come and observe. Get to know what we are doing and see if there is any issue that might move your heart to become involved. During this month’s meeting, we will hear about:
  • Ella Baker Center Update: Jose Bernal
  • Grand jury investigation of the jails: Megan
  • Outreach to public health professionals: Charlotte
  • Creation of presentation for People of Faith: Waddell & Micky
  • March/April public event at church: Micky
Remember it is potluck Sunday! Please join us each 4th Sunday as we work on coordinating actions focused on reaching out to communities of faith and work on projects such as the Audit the Sheriff Campaign. Questions? please contact Charlotte Dickson.
Help furnish the newly-renovated tower room! The Coming of Age 2018-19 youth are refurbishing the long-neglected tower room. It’s been given a new coat of paint and is awaiting some furnishings. Do you have any of these items to consider donating?
  • rug(s) to cover 10 ‘ x 13’ area
  • small table
  • small, durable chairs or bean bags
Contact Hilary Near with any offers, questions, etc. Thanks!