News

Refreshing Our Vision

UU Oakland is creating a new vision statement that will guide and inspire us to live into our highest aspirations. After gathering input, the Vision Team offers this draft for consideration by the congregation. During November we request your feedback! “We hold and challenge each other in love to build an inclusive, justice-centered church and … Continued

Up and Running: The Assessment Team

The new Assessment Team is up and running! In response to a request by our Journey Toward Wholeness team, the Board of Trustees recently authorized nine congregants to begun assessing our progress toward our goal of being an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural congregation.

Meet our new Choir Director, Anna Lichtenberg

I am so excited and honored to be the new choir director at First Unitarian Church, and I deeply thank the community for the warm welcome I have been receiving.

Join the Personnel Committee

The church Personnel Committee has an opening. The committee is charged with overseeing personnel matters for the staff of the church.

New Assessment Team is Up and Running

In response to a request by our Journey Toward Wholeness team, the Board of Trustees recently authorized nine congregants to begun assessing our progress toward our goal of being an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural congregation.

Women’s Retreat 2018 Survey

Please help the Women’s Retreat Committee decide on which of two dates to hold the 2018 Retreat

Wear The Love – T-shirt and Hat Sale

Standing on the Side of Love T-Shirts and Hats will be on sale between services and after the 2nd service several times this fall. Wear the LOVE! Proclaim your Faith in Action!

Reaching Out In Love Beyond Our Walls

We send our healing love and compassion to all those impacted by the devastating fires that are still burning out of control in Napa, Sonoma, Santa Rosa and surrounding areas.

Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed to Keynote District Religious Education Conference at UUOakland – Sign up now!

Our church is hosting the 6th Annual Pot of Gold Conference sponsored by the Pacific Central District’s Liberal Religious Educators Association. September 30th from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Acclaimed UU minister and author Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed will give the keynote address: “The Ignored, the Naive, and the Innocent,” which will address how we support … Continued

Moving to One Service Sundays Year Round

The Board of Trustees of the First Unitarian Church of Oakland is considering recommendations from the Committee on Shared Ministry (CoSM) to move from two Sunday worship services to only one. This is what we do in the summer; the proposal is to have that schedule all year long. The CoSM proposes that this change … Continued