Lights, Camera, Action: RAW REALIZATIONS. Fashioning a world that nurtures the whole of humanity is a long haul journey into arenas that for some are ferocious and scary. Where does change begin? Where does healing begin? All of us have numerous life defining sacred questions … read more.
Pastor Jacqueline Duhart
“Surrendering to an Artistic Muse.” The word surrender has been given a bad rap. What about surrendering to the transformative, redemptive, and inspiring power of an Artistic muse? Please join M.J. Westbrook (pencil drawings) and Steve Thomasberger (photography), and Pastor Jacqueline as we explore the … read more.
“The Illuminating Power of Faith.” Please join our guest preacher the powerful Rev. Deborah Lee, and the members, friends, and allies of the First Unitarian Church of Oakland as we faithfully and prayerfully kickoff our 2019 stewardship campaign, “Faith On Fire.” Pastor Jacqueline, Worship Associate … read more.
Sunday, September 23, 2018… “Both And, People, Places & Experiences”
Are we enough? Am I enough? To think that I am enough, is this arroganance? Is any person, any place, any experience enough? Perhaps it is BOTH AND…enough and there is room for more. Please join … read more.
Sun., Sept 9, Water Communion
Unitarian Universalist minister and activist Rev. Kathleen McTigue in her prose invites us “to resist the headlong tumble into the next moment, taking time to look into one another’s faces and see there communion: the reflection of our own eyes.” … read more.
Please join Pastor Jacqueline in her last service prior to her sabbatical. She will be joined by local musician Michelle Jacques to celebrate the 6th day of Kwanzaa, Kuumba (koo-OOM-bah) Creativity. This is a time to celebrate and raise the energy around cultures of African descent heritages. Members, friends and allies, invite your friends and family and let us come together to dance and sway, clap and stomp our feet to the creative power of music and recognize the holiness in our sacred circle of Be-ings. This is a Multigenerational Service.
There are many sacred stories about the spiritual nature of humanity that loom large in our souls during the month of December. Members, friends, and allies please bring your loved ones and join Pastor Jacqueline, Rev. Sheri and Sabbatical Minister Rev. Jeremiah Kalendae for an evening of story telling and sacred quiet. Let us be reminded of who we are as people of faith and fire our spirit for where we are going. On one of the most cherished nights of our lunar calendar, Crescendo Choir under the direction of Anna Lichtenberg will inspire us. Our choir will be joined by guest soprano Natalie John. Come and allow your being to be lifted and transformed by the magical warm glow of candlelight and community. All people and all faith traditions are welcomed. Please bring yummy treats to share during hospitality hour following the service.
With a spark of imagination and the willing participation of many children and youth, right before our eyes we will bring to life the Christmas Story as told in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. Come and let this ancient story warm your heart.
This is a Multigenerational Service.
“Holy Lessons from OUR Mysterious Skies” Yes there is a divine mysterious nature to our shared cosmos.The holy appears in the humblest of places. Do you feel the “holy” in our cosmos? Do you see the “holy” everywhere? Please join Pastor Jacqueline, Worship Associates Kem … read more.
We welcome this year’s Balazs Scholar Rev. Emese Bodor as our guest preacher. Rev. Bodor’s topic, The Path to Choose. A short journey from Jesus’s world and words through daily Transylvanian life and reality. How do we make our decisions and commitments? Let us come together and celebrate the roots of our Unitarian Universalist heritage and the arrival of Advent. Worship Associate Amanda Smith, Pastor Jacqueline and Crescendo Choir will help us usher in the beauty and sacredness of this season. Joyful Noise will provide acoustic praise and worship prelude to open our hearts to our spiritual journeys. Please join us! All are welcome! This is a Time For All Ages Service.