Month: October 2018

Yesterday in Boston

Yesterday in Boston, religious leaders and a trans activist showed up in a big way to push back on Jeff Sessions.

Mateo, the trans activist who unfurled a sign that read, “Not Erased,” was violently escorted out by officers.

He asked that we share his statement:

“During these … read more.

Woods Working: “Anger and Gratitude”

Saturday morning, October 27, 2018, a man with an AR-15 and 3 Glock handguns walked into the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, yelling “All the Jews need to die.” He proceeded to kill eleven people and wound eight others. Four policemen were shot … read more.

Annual Bird Walk January 5

I’m rescheduling my annual bird walk from December to January 5. I am going to be participating in Holiday Open Studios the first Saturday in December.

Kaye Bonney

November 11 Share the Plate with Upward Scholars

Bring your checkbook to support Upward Scholars (formerly Sequoia Adult School Scholars, SASS).  Upward Scholars helps adult immigrants furthering their education at community college by taking ESL or more advanced courses. Upward Scholars helps pay for textbooks and bus passes and has already helped 345 … read more.

Rethinking Religious Education

At the end of September, I attended Pot of Gold, a one-day conference organized by the Pacific Central District of the Liberal Religious Educators Association (PCD-LREDA). The keynote address was titled “Reimagining Sunday School”.

The presenters recounted trends happening in our society that I also see … read more.

The 2018 Auction Catalog is Here!

“1969” UUFRC 2018 Silent Auction is this Saturday, October 20th, 6-9pm. Please find the catalog attached.  In the catalog you will find:

Auction schedule
Detailed bidding instructions
Description of the auction items
Events Calendar (last 2 pages)

You can download the catalog by clicking the link below. It is in … read more.

Young Society Finches Free to Good Home

Carolyn Kendall has three 3-month-old Society Finches. They are adorable little birds, daintier than house finches. They twitter quietly and are not as noisy as parakeets or lovebirds.

Please call Carolyn Kendall at 208-6574 if you are interested.

Leadership Training is Back! Nov 4, 1pm

Did you miss the first Leadership Training? We are holding another one due to popular demand!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 4th from 1-5pm, at UUFRC.

Please plan to join us as we connect with each other to learn and practice leadership skills. Everyone is welcome … read more.

On the Books: Board Blog, October 2018

At the recent Leadership Training session we held there was a lot of focus on the changes we are going through during this Interim Ministerial period. This session was planned by and delivered by Chris Stovall and Rev Gretchen with great assistance and additional training … read more.