Speaker: Music by Vincent Raines

Sunday June 30, 2024 – Rainbow Celebration

xxx There are two ways to attend this worship service: In person: Worship service starts at 10:20 AM. We strongly recommend that you wear a mask while in the building. All are invited to stay after worship for Coffee Hour in Wendte Hall. Via Zoom: Click here to join us online for the service and Virtual … Continue reading Sunday June 30, 2024 – Rainbow Celebration

Sunday June 16, 2024 – Un-judge Someone: Lessons from the Human Library

Since 2000, the Human Library has been creating safe spaces for dialogue where volunteer Human Books openly discuss their lived experiences on topics that have garnered stigma, stereotyping, or prejudice. Difficult questions are expected, appreciated, and answered in order to challenge those prejudices. What does un-judging someone mean? Why would anyone want to engage in … Continue reading Sunday June 16, 2024 – Un-judge Someone: Lessons from the Human Library

Sunday May 26, 2024 – The Dance of Fate and Freedom

This morning we will consider the question whether our lives are determined more by fate or free will. Rev. Laurel will describe an exercise that is part of the Adult Religious Education class called Building Your Own Theology. You will be invited to think of the important decisions you have made in your life, how … Continue reading Sunday May 26, 2024 – The Dance of Fate and Freedom

Sunday April 14, 2024 – Amazing Grace

Most of us are probably familiar with the song “Amazing Grace.” After telling about the story behind the song, Rev. Laurel will share an experience she had as a chaplain at Highland Hospital that led her to believe it is a kind of conceit not to open our hearts to the gift of grace. Committee … Continue reading Sunday April 14, 2024 – Amazing Grace

Feb. 11, 2024 – Grief and Possibility

Join Hope for Us as we continue our Transformative Community Conferencing process at First Unitarian Church of Oakland. Music provided by Vincent Raines. There are two ways to attend this worship service: In person: Worship service starts at 10:20 AM. We strongly recommend that you wear a mask while in the building. All are invited … Continue reading Feb. 11, 2024 – Grief and Possibility