During the service on March 10th, we’ll be holding an Ingathering Ceremony to welcome new members to the Fellowship. This is a heart-filled experience as we are introduced to our new members, watch them participate in the candle-lighting ceremony and share a spoken Covenant of … read more.
Category: Connections Blog: Reaching Out
Cindy’s monthly column.
This is one of my favorite times of year. Mother Nature brings the rains to do her spring cleaning. Everything outside is freshened and brightened. The tree are beginning to blossom and the flowers will soon follow, sweetly perfuming the air. The greens that still … read more.
If you are new to our Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, the activities below are easy to participate in, and don’t require large amounts of time. You are welcome to join us in any of them. More information can be found on our website, or you may … read more.
Take a deep breath. Let it out… We made it through the Holidays. And now here we are: Ready to jump into 2019. Take another deep breath!
The world we know is both troubled and seeming to spin nearly out of control, and yet breathtakingly beautiful … read more.
Our Fellowship will celebrate its 60thAnniversary in 2019.
The very first meeting we ever held was on May 17, 1959. Several weeks later, on June 7, 1959, the “Unitarian Fellowship of Redwood City” was formally established. Bylaws were written, discussed, and adopted, and 42 individuals … read more.
Autumn hints that she is arriving. The days continue warm, but the nights are cooler. Glimpses of color changes can be seen in leaves on the trees about town. This is truly a paradoxical time of year. As nature begins to prepare for the turning … read more.
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.
As we greet the month of June, we’re ready to celebrate summer, with its long, light filled days, and hopefully some time to relax and vacation, or even stay-cation.
If you’re new to our Fellowship it’s good for you to know that June also brings the … read more.
What does being a member of this Unitarian Universalist Fellowship mean? If you’ve become a member, what is it that made you decide to join? This is a deeply personal decision, one that requires thought and intention; it’s a different journey for each person.
I joined … read more.
Spring has sprung and I hope you enjoyed the rains that came with it. The myriad shades of greens and the bright colors of the flowers make this one of my favorite times of year. The longer days of light awaken me from my winter … read more.
We Unitarian Universalists at UUFRC are part of a larger organization that we often don’t even think about: the Unitarian Universalist Association. The Association consists of over 1000 congregations in the United States, and is divided up into five regions.
Our region is the Pacific Western … read more.
What is important to us at UUFRC? The answers are probably as varied as we are. We come with different hearts, minds, and beliefs but I think it’s fair to say that we come together as seekers: Some seeking spiritual nourishment and growth, some seeking … read more.
The holiday bustle is nearly over and the darkness begins to recede as the days slowly become longer. While the earth still sleeps during these winter months, will you take some time to sit and quiet your mind, and contemplate this New Year?
Every day when … read more.
by Cindy Johnson, Connections Coordinator
In November I taught our “Getting to Know UUFRC” class. One of the topics we covered was membership. I shared that “Your membership is a relationship with this church, and relationships don’t thrive without putting in time, energy and caring.
”I’ve continued … read more.
As a congregation, we have gone through a great many changes since Reverend Julia retired in 2013 and they haven’t been easy. Now we have yet another Interim Minister, Reverend Gretchen Woods. We know this means continued change as she is with us for only … read more.
This is a busy, exciting fall, with so many upcoming events. I’m going to tell you about a few in case you haven’t already heard, and remind you of a few more.
Please do plan to come to Rev. Gretchen’s “Creating a Tree of Life: Story-Telling … read more.
September marks the beginning of our new church year. We gather together again after our summer journeys or stay-cations, hopefully renewed by the break from our usual busy, busy schedule of so many things to do at UUFRC.
The biggest change of this church year is … read more.