August 12, 2021 | Announcements & Events

Wake Now Our Senses  . . . and Heed the Earth’s Call

Join the Earth Justice Advocates might be just what you need. This Sunday afternoon at 12:30 PM we will be talking about the latest UN report on the global climate disaster and ways we can move forward together as individuals, as families, and as a congregation. Harness the fear – Grab Hope – Wield the justified anger with fierce compassion like the Lorax. Zoom Link

Coming of Age Program Info Meeting

Wed., Aug. 25th, Coming of Age Program Informational Meeting, 7 PM – 8 PM, Zoom link will be provided upon RSVP

For families with youth entering Grades 8 – 10: Nicole Fitzhugh will be hosting an informational meeting about First Unitarian Church of Oakland’s plans for our Coming of Age Program.

Please contact our Children & Family Ministries Coordinator, Nicole Fitzhugh, nicole@uuoakland.or if you plan to attend and you will be sent the zoom link.

Software Transition Project: We’re Migrating to Breeze

Thanks for your messages in support of the software transition project! We’ve made steady progress this past month: recommended and obtained operations team approval of new software and converted, validated, and configured member data (1,348 records!) from the old to the new system called Breeze. We’ll continue to keep stakeholders engaged as we turn our focus to documenting workflows in preparation for training, begin to convert pledge and giving data, and set up financial interfaces. Please address questions to

Sat, Aug 28 — Church Picnic Cancelled Due to Upsurge in Coronavirus

We’ll keep you posted when we can gather to picnic and enjoy food together and see each other’s beautiful faces without masks. (Environmental Justice Advocates)

Summer Programming for Children On Hold

Summer Programming for Children is on hold through the summer. We will resume Children’s Worship in some form when the Church’s program year begins, currently scheduled for September 26th. At that time we will also schedule Club UU for middle-schoolers and High School Youth Group. Please contact our Children & Family Ministries Coordinator, Nicole Fitzhugh, for further information.