Speaker: Rev. Sheri

“Ah Ha! Ready, Open, Embrace” – One Worship Service at 10:20 AM

“The first of January is another day dawning, the sun rising as the sun always rises, the earth moving in its rhythms.” Ah a new year with new possibilities, are we ready to embrace what may unfold? Please join Rev. Jacqueline, Rev. Sheri, Worship Associate, Bill Blakely as we welcome a new year and dedicate new life with a child dedication ritual. Our children will be with us for the entire service. Joyful Noise will help usher in 2017 and Trente Morant is our pianist. There is ONE worship service at 10:20. Together let us celebrate the arrival of 2017, new life and new possibilities.

Joy & Woe, Bound Together: We Give Thanks

First Unitarian Church of Oakland’s Annual Intergenerational Bread Communion Service.  ONE WORSHIP SERVICE, 10:20. Join Pastor Jacqueline, Rev. Sheri, Worship Associate Lynn Gallingly, Board of Trustee member Lisa Rosene, our partner church minister from Okland Transylvania, Rev. Levente Kelemen, Crescendo Choir and Joyful Noise as we come together as a spirit-filled religious community to share our deep griefs and radiant joys. Our children and youth will be in worship for the entire service. Please invite a family and or your neighbors to join us.  

Renewing Our Strength

Only One Service: 11:20am


Hard work, illness, oppression, disappointment, and other intense emotions can all sap us of our strength – often precisely when we need to gather our strength to face what comes next. How can we as people, and we as communities, renew our … read more.

Christmas Eve: Family Service

Inter-generational Service for the entire family

Join us for our annual No-Rehearsal Christmas Pageant as our children bring to life the story of a special birth so long ago.

Bring cookies to share for a joyful reception in Wendte Hall after the service!

Music provided by Renee Witon … read more.

Resting in Darkness, Awakened to Light

“In the universe there moves a Wild One whose gestures alter earth’s axis toward love.” We gather to honor the Winter Solstice and celebrate the turning of the seasons and the return of the growing light.

Join Rev. Sheri, Rev. Abbey, Worship Associate Karen McLelland, … read more.

Thanksgiving Bread Communion

Two services at 9:30 and 11:20 am.

Our annual inter-generational ritual of sharing a simple communion of bread and a time of reflection on that which nourishes us – food for our spirits, our bodies, our minds, and our hearts.

Join Rev. Jacqueline, Rev. Sheri, Rev. Abbey, … read more.