July 8, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Responding to the Urgency of this Moment: An Invitation to You

The Justice Team, in collaboration with Rev. Soto and the Journey Towards Wholeness team, invites you to participate in imagining a just world that is responsive and compassionate with the issues of structural racism and police violence. … read more.

July 2, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Choosing Discomfort: Racial Identity Caucusing on July 5
11:35 AM to 12:35 PM
This Sunday, following worship service, join us for our monthly First Sunday Gathering for Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression. We will break out into racial identity caucuses to build resilience in uncomfortable situations. Caucuses … read more.

June 25, 2020 | Announcements & Events

From Pastor Theresa: Summer and Service to Unitarian Universalism

Currently, I am not planning to leave Oakland or be away from church work until we are able to adopt a plan to use the building safely, essentially whatever the next re-opening phase will be. My allotted … read more.

June 18, 2020 | Announcements & Events

An Important Message from the Board of Trustees

The board of trustees has recorded a video message about responding to the economic impacts of the pandemic. Please watch it here.

Come to the Painting Party
Friday, June 19, 2 to 5 PM

Come to … read more.

Let’s Get Ready for Flower Communion!

Sunday, June 21
9:00 AM – Drive-Through Flower Communion at Church
2:00 PM – Worship Service via Zoom
Following Zoom worship – Virtual Fellowship (in lieu of coffee hour)

A sure-to-be-memorable drive-through service for our annual Flower Communion is being planned for June 21. If you are not able to participate … read more.

June 4, 2020 | Announcements & Events

We’re Forming a Sizzle Team

First Unitarian Church of Oakland seeks six (6) individuals to form a Side With Love “Sizzle” Team for rapid and faithful responses to protests, actions, or other needs. Would you like to join this justice ministry? Please email revsoto@uuoakland.org to … read more.

Video Invitation to Women’s Mini-Retreat on June 27

Please watch this video invitation to the Women’s Mini-Retreat, which replaces the cancelled weekend retreat originally scheduled in July. The mini-retreat is free and completely accessible! Enjoy crafts, singing, dancing, group story-telling, poetry, and an anti-racism workshop. Organized by Karen Axelsson, … read more.

May 28, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Facebook Watch Party!
Sunday, May 31, 10:30 AM

Let’s watch Sunday’s worship video together! At 10:30 AM this Sunday, go to the First Unitarian Church of Oakland Facebook page and experience worship with other members of the congregation. For even greater connection, … read more.

May 20, 2020 | Announcements & Events

A Message from Rev. Theresa Soto

Please watch this important and timely video message from Rev. Theresa Soto to you.

Dining together, at a distance! – Saturday, May 23

Rev. Theresa Soto invites you to join them for “dinner with the minister” this Saturday … read more.

May 14, 2020 | Announcements & Events

New Schedule for Pastoral Conversations

Pastoral Conversations will now take place at 1:00 PM on every other Tuesday. Join Pastor Theresa and community members in a time of conversation and centering. Centering always starts fifteen minutes after start time and lasts for fifteen minutes. The next … read more.