Author: Michael F.

You are the key to our future!

As we enter this last year of Pastor Jacqueline Duhart’s ministry before retirement, we each carry hopes and dreams for our future ministry. The Ministerial Search Committee will host gatherings in the month of Survey September so that as members and friends we can share with each other how we view our congregation and what … Continue reading You are the key to our future!

Children and Family Ministries Wins Breakthrough Congregations Award

First Unitarian Church of Oakland received recognition from the Unitarian Universalist Association as a 2017-2018 Breakthrough Congregation for our ground-breaking perspective on religious exploration, including our summer program – Chalice Camp. In the coming months, the UU World magazine will be doing a story on our innovative approach to children and family ministries. Seven years … Continue reading Children and Family Ministries Wins Breakthrough Congregations Award

Refreshing Our Vision

UU Oakland is creating a new vision statement that will guide and inspire us to live into our highest aspirations.

Up and Running: The Assessment Team

The new Assessment Team is up and running! In response to a request by our Journey Toward Wholeness team, the Board of Trustees recently authorized nine congregants to begun assessing our progress toward our goal of being an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural congregation.

Snacks Needed for Hospitality Hour

We love to welcome people to our church after services with coffee and snacks. If you have not yet done the ministry of bringing in snacks for hospitality hour, please sign up to bring in a snack of your choice! Email Margaret Woodside. Click Here for August-October Snack Signup!