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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

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