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New Worship Associate Training

  The Worship Associate program is looking for new members. If crafting worship from words, rituals, and music sounds exciting to you…if you want be part of articulating the vision of this church community…if speaking from your heart and working with some very talented people appeals to you, then please consider applying to be a … Continued

Should We Modify Our Policy on Members and Active Friends Being Employees?

At its March meeting, the Board of Trustees took up consideration of a policy that would bar members and active friends of the congregation from being employees of the Church. This has been an open item for a while, is discussed throughout UUA congregations, and we had hoped to have a discussion at the Annual … Continued

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