Month: June 2019

Biennial Justice Summit at Camp de Benneville Pines

This gathering is a wonderful opportunity for all our congregations to collaborate in a reflective and spiritual setting and to build more effective social justice ministries together. We are excited about the program being developed by the new executive director, Rev. Ranwa Hammamy and … read more.

UU Justice Ministry of Calif


August 4 – 8, 2019

Camp de Benneville Pines

UU Justice Ministry of California (UUJMCA) is excited to announce the biennial Justice Summit at Camp de Benneville Pines will take place from Sunday, August 4th through Thursday, August 8th.

Please be sure to post the information … read more.

Dos and Don’ts of Recycling

Here is what you can and cannot put in your recycling bin.

Do Recycle

Clean and dry paper, cardboard, milk and juice
cartons, paper egg cartons, newspaper, magazines, junk mail (including
envelopes with windows)Glass bottles and jars. (OK to leave lids on. No
need to rinse, just scrape food off.)Metal … read more.

Where to Recycle Stuff in San Mateo County

Members of our UU Fellowship recently toured the Shoreway Environmental Center in San Carlos where we asked about the Dos and Don’ts of recycling, composting, and waste disposal.  Here’s some of what we learned. Due to space limitations, I am posting this as … read more.

Compost and Batteries

What to put in your compost bin. What to do with batteries.

Do Compost

Food scraps, meat, poultry, fish, bones, fruit,
vegetablesDairyFood and beverage soiled paper (such as pizza
boxes and some takeout containers)Yard trimmingsUtensils, plates, food containers labeled


Tape the terminals of lithium-ion and 9-volt batteries. Put the … read more.

You-Pick Berries June 15

Pick fresh, organic berries from R&R Fresh Farms in Pescadero. Jose Ramirez, one of the only first-generation Mexican-American farm business owners on the coast, operates the farm under a leasing agreement with Peninsula Open Space Trust.

We can pick raspberries, blackberries, and … read more.

Our Ministerial Search Committee

After a thorough and thoughtful process, the congregation has selected Cal Sloan, Bill Welch, DeeDee Stovel, Erika Pretell, and Tracey Fecher as the members of the Search Committee. 

The group created the following Covenant to guide their important work:

In our work together
on the … read more.