Get Involved

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
  • 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, […]

  • SOCK DRIVE: A Blessing of Socks 

    “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As a passionate and concerned congregation, may we be a warm light to an element of physical suffering. This Sunday, […]

  • 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