Month: August 2018

Summary of UUFRC Board Minutes July 2018

Summary of the UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, July 31, 2018

Attending:

Chris Stovall, Bob Holden, Rev. Gretchen Woods, David Vallerga, Anna Dyer, and David Zarubin. Absent; Steve Hill and Beth Harrison. Also attending were Tanya Webster and Jen Davidson.

Board Elections: Steve Hill is the new President, Chris … read more.

Child/Youth Programming This Year

2018-2019 is going to be an exciting year!  Here’s what’s going on.

Parent Meeting, Sunday, September 16, noon-1 pm in sanctuary

I plan to cover what programming we are offering this year (Sunday school, youth group, OWL, etc.) and what the expectations of participating families are.  Child care … read more.

Woods Working: Here We GO!

How did summer go by so quickly? Mine was truly rejuvenating! I hope yours was too. It is entirely appropriate for each of us and our families to have a relaxing and restful break from the busy activities of our regular year.

After Labor Day, we … read more.

Help Distribute Food to Families in Need

Our UU Fellowship sends a team of volunteers to the Second Harvest Food Bank distribution at the Belmont Mosque (Yaseen Foundation) on every fourth Saturday from 7:00am to 9:30am.(If you can’t come for those hours, let John Anning know). The Mosque is at 621 Masonic Way, … read more.

Reaching Out and Welcoming Your Return

Welcome back from Summer, with its vacations and stay-cations, new adventures and treasured traditions. Welcome back to the beginning of another church year and all the adventures it promises to bring.

We’ll begin this new year with our beloved Water Communion service on September 9th.  Our … read more.

Carpet Cleaning, Sep 5-6, Open Gate Rooms

The Game Room, Back Lounge and Block Room should not be used from the morning of 9/5 until Thurs evening, 9/6.

Please do not reserve, use, or walk in those rooms during this time. Thank you!

Book Group: The World Without Us

I just started reading The World Without Us by Alan Weisman, our September book, and I am totally intrigued. Weisman poses the challenge: “Picture a world from which we all suddenly vanished…tomorrow.  How long would it take to restore Earth to the way it must … read more.

Date Change: Uprooting Racism by Paul Kivel

Because so many of our faithful readers will be on vacation or otherwise occupied in September, we are moving our All-Fellowship Discussion of Paul Kivel’s book, Uprooting Racism, to Sunday March 31 right after church.  So now we all have plenty of time to read.

August Comments from the Board of Trustees

Hello from the Board of Trustees (BoT),

I have three topics of good news to share with you.

First, at our July BoT meeting, we elected Board Officers for the upcoming year.  They are as follows:

President – Steve Hill
Vice President – Chris Stovall
Treasurer – Anna … read more.

No Hike in September

There will be no hike in September due to scheduling items. Please join us Oct 6 for a hike around beautiful Land’s End.

Share the Plate with KARA on Sunday August 12

Kathy Merkle-Raymond, the Development Manager for Kara will join us on Sunday August 12h for our August Share the Plate Offering.

Kara’s vision of providing renewed hope and meaning for grieving children, teens and adults is sustained through the generosity of supporters like UUFRC.

Checks can be … read more.

Hike Land’s End October 6

Saturday, October 6, we’re going hiking around spectacular Land’s End at the northwestern corner of San Francisco where there are wild and windy trails with stunning views at every turn. We’ll hike through cypress woodlands, among the ruins of Sutro baths, and around a labyrinth. … read more.