May 28, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Facebook Watch Party!
Sunday, May 31, 10:30 AM

Let’s watch Sunday’s worship video together! At 10:30 AM this Sunday, go to the First Unitarian Church of Oakland Facebook page and experience worship with other members of the congregation. For even greater connection, first attend Embracing Meditation on Facebook Live at 10:20 AM, then stay for the watch party. Email if you would like some Facebook coaching beforehand.

Zoom Ordination of Our Beloved Michelle Ma
Sunday, May 31 – Gather at 3:00 PM

Please join us in this unique way to perform one of the most important traditions of our faith. Our Board of Trustees has decided to ordain Michelle Ma into Unitarian Universalist Ministry. Her call to ministry grew from her relationship to our congregation, and we are delighted to perform this rite of initiation, transforming Michelle from a layperson and initiating her into the community of clergy, Reverend Michelle Ma. Direct questions to Laila Ibrahim at

Introducing Penelope: The Pastor’s Podcast

Please listen to this trailer for Penelope: The Pastor’s Podcast…then share with your friends! Once you’re there, be sure to Follow the podcast, so you can hear all the episodelets of up-to-date information, reflection, and information for folks connecting with the First Unitarian Church of Oakland.

UUA on Virtual Operations: “…this is significant. Take a moment to breathe.”

These are challenging times. The time for not meeting in groups will last longer than hoped, through May 2021. You can read the UUA updated guidance for gathering here.