September 17, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Notice of Annual Meeting of the Congregation
September 20, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

The Board of Trustees is convening the Annual Meeting, rescheduled from March 15 due to the closure of the church. It will begin after a 20-minute devotion led by Rev. Theresa Soto. … read more.

September 11, 2020 | Announcements & Events

A Message from Rev. Theresa Soto for the New Program Year

As we begin a new year in Congregational life, we find that some of the usual markers of that passage are missing. In this uncharted way, we must mark our own path. Renewal during this … read more.

September 2, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Poetry Circle Resumes!
Sunday, September 6, 9:30 to 10:15 AM

Poetry Circle is returning from summer hiatus and will again meet on the first Sunday of each month. Join fellow poetry lovers for reading aloud favorite poems. Bring one you’ve written, a favorite, or just come … read more.

August 26, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Save the Date: First Sunday with BLUU’s Rev. Mykal Slack
Sunday, September 6

Mark your calendar and don’t miss the opportunity to hear from and be in conversation with Rev. Mykal Slack,¬†community minister for worship and spiritual care for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. He will … read more.

August 20, 2020 | Announcements & Events

August News and Invitation from Your Board of Trustees

“Church in the time of Covid-19 is challenging, demanding change, adaptation and focus on what is essential.” The board of trustees continues to adapt in this pandemic. Please read their latest newsletter to … read more.

August 12, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Water Ceremony: Your Ideas Matter!

Watch this video from Pastor Theresa, who invites you to drop in on Tuesday, August 18, from 7:30 to 8:00 PM, for conversation about our upcoming water ceremony. R.s.v.p. to yesplease@uuoakland.org¬†with WATER CEREMONY … read more.

August 5, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Welcome Alex Haider-Winnett, our new Interim Religious Education Director!

Alex Haider-Winnett is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist originally from Orange County, California. He holds a BA in Peace Studies from Earlham College and a MDiv from Pacific School of Religion. Alex has served as a Sunday School … read more.

First Sunday Gathering for Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression, August 2

First Sunday Gathering for Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression
Sunday, August 2, 11:40 AM

What do you know about the prison system in the United States? How is it connected to our history of slavery and segregation? Whose life do we recognize as being valuable? Gather with fellow … read more.

July 22, 2020 | Announcements & Events

News and an Invitation from Your Board of Trustees
July 26, 12:00 PM

The board of trustees has continued to meet and work throughout the COVID-19 closure. Please read their latest newsletter to find out what they are accomplishing on your behalf.

All … read more.

July 15, 2020 | Announcements & Events

How’s Plastic Free July Going? Group Discussion Led by Earth Justice Associates
July 19, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Here’s a chance to talk about our experiences during Plastic Free July. Join Earth Justice Associates for a group discussion via Zoom this Sunday. If you’ve been … read more.