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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.


We are very happy to announce that you, the membership, have chosen the people to be on your Search Committee:  Tracey Fecher, Erika Pretell, Cal Sloan, DeeDee Stovel, Bill Welch.

Their work is just beginning. Please congratulate them this Sunday or when you next see them.

Congregational Votes, Sun Mar 17

On Sunday March 17, 2019 at noon in the sanctuary we will hold a special congregational meeting to elect the members of the Ministerial Search Committee and vote on the Covenant of Right Relations document you have been working on over the last several weeks. … read more.

Preparing to Search

After this last weekend, the board and transition team is ready to start making phone calls to all of the members about creating a search committee. If you missed the Sunday after church workshop on the search process led by our UUA coach Nancy Edmundson, … read more.

More About Food Distribution at Yaseen

We had a great day December 8. There were 25 UUFRC volunteers for the pre-Christmas food distribution. Special shout-outs to Bev Morgan, this was her one year anniversary of volunteering. Extra thanks to Carol Cross for gingerbread cookies, Martha Beetley for children’s books, and Chris … read more.

Finding Your Spiritual Voice (Voices of UUFRC)

Six Saturdays in 2019: March 2nd, April 6th, May 4th, June 8st, August 3rd, 10am-12:30pm; September 21st, 12:30 – 3pm.

“Finding Your Spiritual Voice” was first developed and taught to members of the Live Oak UU Fellowship in Alameda (an entirely lay-led congregation) 4 years ago. … read more.

Women & Religion Retreat, Mar 7-10

Please join us for the 2019 W&R Pacific Central District Retreat, March 7 – 10, 2019, at the Enchanted Hills Retreat Center in the hills above Napa, California. Learn more at:

There will be workshops, opportunities for down time, great meals, comfy accommodations, and the … read more.

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.

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.

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.