Month: March 2018

Earth Day Celebration

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City

Invites you to an Earth Day Celebration, Sunday April 22nd 2018

 

Spring Workday, Saturday, April 21

Please mark your calendar and make plans to join us on Saturday, April 21st while we work together to maintain the building and grounds. There are tasks for every age and ability. Lunch at noon. Look out for sign-ups in the Social Hall beginning April 1.

George Goslee (Building … read more.

Redwood City Spring Cleanup

In honor of Earth Day, please consider coming out to help with the
 Saturday morning, April 21!  Fun to do, either by your self or with a group – there will be 8 – 10 sites to choose from, including some by the Bay and … read more.

Finance Committee

Would you like to know more about UUFRC’s finances – where does the money come from and what is it spent on?  Would you like to help make sure the money is well spent?  Help with the budget? Ideas to make things better?   If … read more.

Sheriff Candidate Forum

Meet your candidates for Sheriff and get informed before you vote June 5!

– Sheriff Candidates Carlos Bolanos (incumbent) and Mark Melville (challenger)

April 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Woodside United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Rd, Redwood City (corner of Alameda de las Pulgas)

Moderated by the League … read more.

April  2018 Social Action Committee Update

We are changing our April meeting to April 8th instead of April 1st, so it does not conflict with Easter.

We signed a letter to the US House of Representatives opposing funding for a border wall, and reducing funding for immigration enforcement and detention.   We … read more.

Thank You!

More than a year ago I requested volunteers to assist me in the research for a second edition of a book I had done in 1998. Eva Reese and Kaye Bonney responded and their help was much appreciated. Near the end Kaye was especially helpful … read more.

Committee Spotlight:  Connections Committee

Newcomers often comment that we are a very friendly congregation.  I like to believe that may be in part due to the work of our Connections Committee and our wonderful Connections Coordinator, Cindy Johnson. Cindy, the Welcomer, and the Greeters are the first impression experienced … read more.

Book Discussion Group

We are always happy to meet newcomers to our book discussion group.  We meet in the back lounge on first Mondays at 7:30 pm.  All are welcome!

April 2:   Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West (available at Kepler’s with our discount).  NPR review: “Lindy West’s memoir … read more.

On the Books: Welcome to April

Welcome to April.  The UUFRC has many interesting happenings going on this month.  I am sharing with you here three of those.

Two Town Hall Meetings

The UUFRC will be holding two Town Hall meetings this month: The Sundays of April 15 and 22.  Please plan to … read more.

Rainbow Principles: Stay In Touch, Stay Informed

 My primary means of communicating about our children’s programming (like Sunday school, events for families, youth group, and Our Whole Lives classes) is through the UUFRC Parents Yahoo group. If you are not a member, please join! Send me an email, and I will send … read more.

The April Wayside Pulpit

Every month, member Bev Morgan updates the saying displayed in the announcements case facing Brewster Ave. Here is this month’s quote, for your contemplation.

Reaching Out: Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung and I hope you enjoyed the rains that came with it. The myriad shades of greens and the bright colors of the flowers make this one of my favorite times of year. The longer days of light awaken me from my winter … read more.

Woods Working: “What’s Next?” 

You, as a congregation, have been exploring what you love about this community through the Cottage Meetings that ended on March 4. Your Fair Witnesses are now spending long hours listening to you through your own personal worksheets and the collective work of your meeting … read more.

Spotlight on Roosevelt Outdoor Education Program

For those who may not know, the UUFRC program to provide Roosevelt with tutors to augment classroom resources has been going strong since it was first started in 2007. At this point, we have 9 tutors who together offer 13 hours of service per week.

In … read more.

UUFRC Spotlight: Interfaith Committee

UUFRC’s Interfaith Committee provides our congregation with a very important way to reach beyond our fellowship to engage with the larger community. Our committee fosters UUFRC’s involvement with congregations of other faiths primarily through our membership in the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition and participation in its … read more.

Summer Class! Parables for Modern Times, Starts Jun 30

SUMMER CLASS!

Join Ellie as we read and discuss parables from different traditions, and how to understand them in today’s landscape. We will also learn to write our own parables and sacred lessons that connect with the world we live in.  Registration appreciated, drop-ins welcome.

4 Saturdays, … read more.

from our President of the Board of Trustees, Robert Holden

Hello everyone, I have two topics for you this month.

One-year extension of our Interim Ministry

The Board of Trustees voted unanimously (with one member absent) at our last Board meeting to approve a 12-month extension, from two years to three, of Rev. Gretchen’s Interim Ministry. So, … read more.

From the Connections Coordinator, Cindy Johnson

We Unitarian Universalists at UUFRC are part of a larger organization that we often don’t even think about: the Unitarian Universalist Association. The Association consists of over 1000 congregations in the United States, and is divided up into five regions.

Our region is the Pacific Western … read more.