Month: November 2018

Share the Plate with CORA on Dec 9

Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA) will be the recipient of our December Share the Plate offering on Sunday December 9, 2018.  Colsaria Henderson, CORA’s new Executive Director, and Carelle Karimimanesh, Board Member, will join us to tell us about their programs and be available to … read more.

Coming of Age

This month, I wanted to highlight one of the programs for which the Youth and Families (YAF) Committee and I are responsible:  Coming of Age (COA).

COA is a year-long rite of passage for 8th-10th graders.  UUFRC offers COA every two years.  This church year is … read more.

Board Blog: December 2018

At our upcoming Special Congregational meeting on Sunday 12-9-18 after the regular service we will be addressing two items. The first will be a vote on if this congregation wishes to ordain Eleanor Kilpatrick. This is something only a congregation has the privilege and responsibility … read more.

Helping the Migrants

The Social Action Committee voted to donate $75 to the UU Service Committee in support of its work with migrants.  UUSC is supporting migrants by assisting grassroots efforts in Central America/Mexico.  Connecting groups across the migrant trail from El Salvador to Mexico to the United … read more.


The Social Action Committee voted to offer a Special Commendation to the UUFRC persons who worked so hard on the Get Out The Vote Campaign. Thanks to all who sent cards, make phone calls and visited districts outside our county.

Thinking of buying an EV?

Peninsula Clean Energy is providing $1,000 rebates to San Mateo County residents in addition to great discounts PCE has arranged with participating local dealerships on select new electric and plug-in hybrid cars. Applies to leases or purchases from now through December 31, 2018 while supplies last. … read more.

Board Blog: November 2018

Well, the midterms have ended and, as they say, the 2020 campaign has begun. Hopefully we get a little break before all of the robo-calls and leafleting start up again.

Ellen and I did our part to get out the vote by volunteering at call centers … read more.

Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, October 30, 2018

Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, October 30, 2018


Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, Bob Holden David Zarubin, and Anna Dyer. Also attending were Jeanne DeShazo, Jen Bahr-Davidson, Solveig Zarubin and Cindy Johnson


Rev. Gretchen discussed the possible Board Covenant that … read more.