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There are many paths from your first visit to feeling at home here at the First Unitarian Church of Oakland. You can:

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Volunteer Opportunities
  • Week of 7-11-19 New Announcements & Events

    Summer Childcare Still Needed! Sundays, 10 AM – 12 PM, Program Room. We need additional adults to help our staffers on July 21, Aug. 18, & Sept. 1. It’s a very low-key, fun way to interact with our youngest congregants. We’re happy to suggest projects/activities if you want to help but aren’t sure what to […]

  • Week of 2/14/19 New Events & Info

    This Week’s “Coffee Hour” & Just a Little Bit More.  After the worship service this week, join in Wendte Hall for “bountiful snacks.” Our February celebration and special sermons have been generating a lot of buzz; come and catch up with an old friend and meet someone new. Questions? Please contact: Sun., Feb. 17, Many […]

  • Become a member of the Board of Trustees!

    We are seeking church members to become Trustees of the Board at our Annual Meeting on 3/17. We invite all members, and especially members who are people of the global majority, to consider this opportunity. Help hold and mold our UU Oakland values as we go forward with our new minister. If this interests you […]

  • Faith on Fire–Stewardship 2019–ALMOST There!

    Many, Many Thanks – We Are Almost There! Thanks to all of you who have pledged! We are now at $390,000 or 90% toward our goal of $435,000 for Stewardship 2019!  We are poised to submit a 2019 budget any day, and we are asking you to submit your pledge by the end of next week, […]

  • Do You Have a Few Minutes? We Need your Help!

    There is an immediate need for some short-term (as well as longer term) volunteer work in the Church office. MSC19 (our fabulous search committee) has requested support in ensuring that our website and print communications puts our best face forward. While we have been continually improving and evolving over the years thanks to the diligent […]

  • Help Create Slides for Worship Services!

    Join the team that creates the slides for each week’s Sunday service. It’s a fun, creative job. A one-hour training is all that’s needed. It takes about 2 hours to create the slides for each service, mostly on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Each team member does it 1/5 of the time. The other team members are […]

  • Sign up to help on a Sunday morning!

    Our church has a new tool for volunteering on Sunday mornings — called Signup Genius.  The various opportunities to help for the service & social hour — greeting, ushering, providing snacks, monthly pot luck, etc. — are all gathered together in one “Sunday Hospitality” topic to be easier to browse thru them.  Here is the […]

  • Join the Young Adult Group

    Aged 18-35 (or an ally)? Find opportunities for community and service by joining us on Facebook. For more information contact