UUOakland welcomes to our chancel Rev. Dr. David Usher as this morning’s guest preacher. Rev. Usher has 35 years experience in the Unitarian Universalist ministry in both England and the United States. Join him as he unpacks the big question – Do I Believe in … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Sheri Prud'homme
With much anticipation and excitement, we will welcome the new church year! In our annual Water Communion, we will gather in celebration of the merging of the waters. You are invited to bring a small amount of water from a source that has meaning to … read more.
“Skin In the Game Kind of Love” – Unitarian Universalism encourages us to believe that love is the “spirit” and love is the “doctrine of our faith communities.” How do we allow LOVE to reveal the BEST of who we are and place us on … read more.
“I Sing The Body Electric!” All are invited to celebrate the transformative power of music that is central to the worship life of First Unitarian Church of Oakland. Join, Worship Associate Debby Kaplan, Rev. Sheri, Pastor Jacqueline, Joyful Noise and Crescendo Choir for our annual … read more.
In the Unitarian Universalist tradition, youth complete a year-long coming of age program of study, self-reflection, and service sometime between 8th and 10th grades. Unitarian Universalism is a non-creedal faith, and each member is called to engage a “free and responsible search for truth and … read more.
Candidate Rev. Theresa Soto has sojourned with the First Unitarian Church of Oakland from Saturday April 27 thru Sunday May 5th. Sunday, May 5th, Rev. Soto will offer their final sermon before the congregation takes a vote to call Rev. Soto as their next settled … read more.
Welcome, Rev. Theresa Soto, the ministerial candidate at First Unitarian Church of Oakland. Rev. Soto uses the pronouns, they, them and theirs.They will offer the first of two sermons Sunday, April 28. Members, friends and allies please come meet Rev. Soto. The sermon title is, … read more.
“Breath & Heart: Sublime Authority”. Resurrection may not be central to your theological house or maybe it is. However you engage the stories of Easter, Passover and Spring, come let us worship together. We will celebrate the flow of our breath and the beat of … read more.
From where do we draw our authority? Part of the answer is from the theological heritage of Unitarian Universalism. Ours is an open and evolving faith, and we are stewards of its unfolding. Knowing our theological roots can ground us in our resistance to the … read more.
Following a month long celebration of the congregation’s 150th anniversary and the release of her book, Gather the Spirit, Rev. Sheri Prud’homme will share some reflections on the history of our church and its implications for our future. Laila Ibrahim will introduce our three endowment … read more.