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The Committee on Shared Ministry wants to hear from you!

We will be distributing a survey to members, friends, and allies in the coming weeks in order to learn more about you, your Sunday, and your Sunday Worship needs. Questions? Contact us at sharedministry@uuoakland.org.

Fight for Justice, Show the Love

Purchase a yellow “Standing on the Side of Love” t-shirt or hat for $25.00 each on Sun., Mar. 26 after both services in Wendte Hall. Stand Up and Stand Out!

Register for Chalice Camp – UU Summer Day Camp

Chalice Camp is UUOakland’s Summer Day Camp, the largest gathering of children and youth of the church each year. We are more committed than ever to the Identity and Justice curriculum this year. Campers are kids entering 1st-6th grades. Early Bird Registration Deadline April 1st. To register, visit www.Chalicecamp.org. Laila Ibrahim and Rev. Sheri Prud’homme, … Continued

Church retreat this fall

Help make the church retreat possible. Mountain Home Ranch is unavailable for the church retreat this fall. Do you have ideas for a new site? Your church needs people to form a retreat committee, to find a new location and plan the church retreat! If you can help with this, please talk with Gogi Hodder … Continued

Capital Campaign: Preserving a Sanctuary of Hope for Generations

The capital campaign team projects the need for $14,000 more to retire our mortgage this May. To join your community in this momentous achievement, please contribute before the Annual Meeting on March 19 (write “Capital Campaign” on your check’s memo line or donate online). We can cross the finish line all together! Any question? See … Continued

Bylaws updates vote nears

The Board of Trustees has recommended changes to update our bylaws that will be voted on during our Annual Meeting, Sunday, March 19. These recommendations have been posted here, notices have been sent so that everyone could read the recommendations, and discussion meetings were held for all interested. The Bylaws Committee has received comments and suggestions, … Continued

Chalice Camp – UUOakland’s Summer Day Camp Registration Open

August 7-11, 2017 at Streamside Site in Lake Temescal Regional Park 9 AM – 5 PM or 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM We are more committed than ever to offering Chalice Camp II: Identity and Justice this year at the 15th annual East Bay Regional Chalice Camp — UU Summer Day Camp! For registration and more information go to chalicecamp.org. Sign up now and … Continued

Delegates to General Assembly and District Assembly

Are you thinking about attending UUA General Assembly (GA) in June? How about the Pacific  Central District Assembly (DA) in April? Would you like to be a delegate? (Would you like to know what these things are?) District Assembly is a chance to get together with others from local congregations.  This year, all three candidates … Continued

March and April are Open House Season for Covenant Groups

Curious about covenant groups? Come and visit as many groups as you want this month. We have groups meeting Monday mornings, and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday evenings. Some meet at FUCO and are wheelchair accessible. Call Anita Thomson 510 734-9661 or email covenantgroups@uuoakland.org for more information.

Join the Committee on Shared Ministry (COSM)!

The Board is looking for two new members of the church’s Committee on Shared Ministry (COSM), to begin serving 3-year terms in April. We’re looking for people with a big-picture perspective, great personal integrity, caring, honesty and a devotion to the church’s mission and vision. Can you recommend people you’d like to see on this … Continued