Speaker: Alex Haider-Winnett

alex haider-winnettAlex Haider-Winnett is a lifelong UU. He holds an M.Div. from Pacific School of Religion and serves as the Interim Director of Religious Education for the UU Church in Livermore (CA) and the First Unitarian Church of Oakland. He lives in Davis, CA and is a full-time dad and spouse. He enjoys comic books, bean and cheese burritos, and Universalist theology

I Wonder. What if? Let’s Try!

For the past year, First Unitarian Church of Oakland has been in discernment about the future of Lifespan Religious Education. We have assessed our past, our assets, struggles and possibilities. Join us for worship and a final workshop on the future of Religious Education at … read more.

A House Full of Octopuses

As we see our cities and state reopen, we are faced with more and more questions about health and safety. Families, in particular, are looking for ways to connect and receive support in ways that are thoughtful and intentional. Interim Director of Religious Education Alex … read more.

Light a Candle to Bless the World

What do you call little acts of bettering yourself and community? Interim Director of Religious Education Alex Haider-Winnett shares some easy ways to make your daily life more grounded in theological reflection and spiritual practices.

Recordings of past worship services can be found on our … read more.

Name Calling: Humility not Humiliation

To whom do we belong? To those who know our names. In this reflection, Interim Director of Religious Education Alex Haider-Winnett asks us to notice those who call us into greater being. Utilizing scripture, science, and poetry, we will listen for those who call our … read more.

We Are All (Still) a Work in Progress

People are complicated. In working for a Beloved Community, we must acknowledge our unique needs and challenges. We will consider how disabilities–both visible and invisible–are an important part of our lives. Join interim director of religious education Alex Haider-Winnett and others.

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We Are All a Work in Progress

Interim Director of Religious Education Alex Haider-Winnett invites us to consider the role of lifespan religious education in our community’s work for transformative justice. More than just Sunday School for kids, Religious Education is for all ages and abilities. Worship team includes Rev. Theresa Soto, worship associate … read more.

I Need You To Survive

One Service at 10:30am

What lessons can we learn from the struggle for BGLTQ rights and inclusion and what can we do to support a new generation? How can we show youth that they are loved and cared for?
Join Guest Preacher, Seminarian and Member Alex … read more.