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Greet With Us on Sundays! No Experience Necessary

Can you help us ensure that all folks who come to our church feel welcomed? We are looking for 2-3 greeters for each service; you can sign up for a regular gig or choose times that work for your busy and varied schedule: all welcomes are worthy! This is a flexible and fulfilling ministry to … Continued

Snacks Needed for Hospitality Hour

We love to welcome people to our church after services with coffee and snacks. If you have not yet done the ministry of bringing in snacks for hospitality hour, please sign up to bring in a snack of your choice! The new signup is out and it covers May-the end of July. Please help out! … Continued

Help Shape Vespers / Second Tuesdays

Are you looking for a time to have your committee meeting? Have a film you think we should see? Or a class you want to teach? Consider having it on the second Tuesday of the month and collaborating with the Tuesday Night Vespers team! Write to Michelle Ma with your idea and we’ll talk about … Continued

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

Join the Board of Trustees!

At our Annual Meeting, two of the four available openings for the 2017-2020 term were filled when Ella Wise and Michelle Ma were elected to the Board. It was remarked at that time that the Board could fill the remaining openings. A closer read of the Bylaws indicates that this is not true. The Board … Continued

Save The Date: Mortgage Retirement Celebration!

As of May 1, 2017, we have paid off our mortgage three years early! Thanks to all! Please save the date of June 11, and plan to gather with your community for an all-generations celebration following worship. Contact Noemi de Guzman or Dick Bailey.

Building & Grounds Committee Forming

We are forming a Building and Grounds committee. This committee will be responsible for reviewing short and long term needs for our beautiful building. We’ll also lead church volunteers with building and grounds cleanup days. Additionally, the committee will write and implement a new Disaster and Emergency Plan for the church. If you are interested … Continued

Want to Help Hire the Next Choir Director?

The search committee is looking for congregants who would like to participate in the hiring process for our new choir director. You will be required to attend a few meetings and participate in the interview process. If you are interested or have questions please email Stefan at rentals@uuoakland.org.

Starting Soon: Our One Service Summer Schedule!

Just a reminder: Our One Service Only summer schedule begins on Memorial Day, May 28 and runs through Sept. 10. During this time, the service will begin at 10:20 AM. Please mark your calendars! Our two service schedule will resume Sept. 17.

A Call From Pastor Jacqueline For Mother’s Day Worship Submissions

“Faith-Filled Faces of Mothering” is the worship focus for Sunday May 14, the national day set aside to celebrate those who ‘mother’ us. Pastor Jacqueline is our worship leader for this day. Please bring a framed picture of your Mother(s) or Mother of choice to church and place it on our altar. If you wish, … Continued