October 14, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Facilities Update

Watch this video for a report from Facilities Manager Stefan Schneider on building use, polling places, and safety.

Pep Talk on “Indigenous People’s Day”

In this week’s Pep Talk, Interim DRE Alex talks about ways to celebrate and recognize Indigenous People’s Day. Find out how to support local organizations caring for Indigenous people and preserving Indigenous culture in the East Bay. Visit Alex’s YouTube channel to subscribe.

Pastoral Conversation: Keep on Moving Forward
Thursday, October 22, 7:00 to 7:25 PM

Join the next pastoral conversation with Pastor Theresa, on the theme of “keep on moving forward.” To request Zoom details, send an email to yesplease@uuoakland.org with PASTORAL CONVERSATION in the subject line.

Meditation Group
Monday, October 19, 7:00 to 8:15 PM

On the third Monday of each month, the First Unitarian meditation sangha welcomes meditators of all backgrounds and experience levels. We start by saying prayers of lovingkindness, sit silently for 40 minutes, and conclude with check-ins and gentle conversation. Please contact Carol Emert to join the email list for Zoom details and reminders or if you are interested in learning how to meditate.

Book Group Meeting
Thursday, October 22, 7:30 to 9:30 PM

Come discuss the book Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude Jr., which is a New York Times Best Seller. James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. Now, when that confrontation feels more urgently needed than ever, what can we learn from his struggle? Contact Emily Stoper for Zoom link.