March 31, 2021 | Announcements & Events

History Party with Revs. Janne and Rob Eller-Isaacs
Saturday, April 3, 4:00 to 5:00 PM

Let’s celebrate and share our collective knowledge of First Unitarian Church of Oakland’s rich history with each other. We’ll be joined by Revs. Janne and Rob Eller-Isaacs, former ministers. All are welcome! To receive an auto-reply with Zoom details, write to with HISTORY in the subject line.

Turn Up for Justice
Thursday, April 8, 6:30 to 8:00 PM

Our organizational partner Genesis is having an Issue Night when we will gather supporters and interested folks to learn about current campaigns. You can expect to hear about how we can find solutions around 1/ Affordable Housing; 2/ Public Transit for people with disabilities; and 3/ How to Disrupt the School to Prison Pipeline. All are welcome to find ways to get involved. Don’t just “do nothing!” Register here for details.

Starting Point: Introduction to First Unitarian Oakland
Wednesday, April 14, 7:30 to 8:30 PM

Starting Point is an introduction to the values, practices, and people of First Unitarian. We’ll talk about Unitarian Universalism, the congregation itself, our beautiful mission, and the future we are building. Whether you’re new or have been attending for a while, you will learn something. We hope you will join us! Please register on Eventbrite to receive reminders as well as the meeting link. Contact the Community Connections Team for more info.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About UU (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Thursday, April 15, 7:30 to 8:30 PM

Whether you are new or have been attending church for years, you are welcome to this conversation hosted by Interim Director of Religious Education Alex. Bring your burning questions, your wonderings that you think you should already know, and learn about the history, culture, practices and hopes of Unitarian Universalism. No question too silly. No idea too big. To receive an auto-reply with Zoom details, email with the subject line ABOUT UU.

Meet and Greet Our New Environmental Justice Educator
Sunday, April 18, 9:45 AM

We are delighted to announce that Jeffrey Melcher is First Unitarian’s new Environmental Justice Educator. What would you like to know about Jeffrey and about the position? Come for answers and introduce yourself before the Earth Day service on the 18th. For an auto-reply with Zoom details, email with the subject line MEET & GREET. In the meantime, email your welcoming message to him at