General News

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.

The 2018 Silent Auction is Ramping Up!

There are 3 ways to help to make the “1969” Silent Auction a huge success! 

1. Volunteer: Please join Bev Morgan, Marian Rose and others who have already signed up to volunteer before/ during and/or after Auction Night (October 20). There are many position we need … read more.

Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, August 28, 2018

 

Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, David Zarubin, Bob Holden and Anna Dyer. Also attending were Jen Davidson, Derby Davidson and Ellie Kilpatrick.

Jen Davidson led a training on UUFRC finances by explaining, line by line, UUFRC financial statements.
The Board … read more.

Help Distribute Food to Families in Need

Our UU Fellowship sends a team of volunteers to the Second Harvest Food Bank distribution at the Belmont Mosque (Yaseen Foundation) on every fourth Saturday from 7:00am to 9:30am.(If you can’t come for those hours, let John Anning know). The Mosque is at 621 Masonic Way, … read more.

Carpet Cleaning, Sep 5-6, Open Gate Rooms

The Game Room, Back Lounge and Block Room should not be used from the morning of 9/5 until Thurs evening, 9/6.

Please do not reserve, use, or walk in those rooms during this time. Thank you!

Date Change: Uprooting Racism by Paul Kivel

Because so many of our faithful readers will be on vacation or otherwise occupied in September, we are moving our All-Fellowship Discussion of Paul Kivel’s book, Uprooting Racism, to Sunday March 31 right after church.  So now we all have plenty of time to read.

August Comments from the Board of Trustees

Hello from the Board of Trustees (BoT),

I have three topics of good news to share with you.

First, at our July BoT meeting, we elected Board Officers for the upcoming year.  They are as follows:

President – Steve Hill
Vice President – Chris Stovall
Treasurer – Anna … read more.

Share the Plate with KARA on Sunday August 12

Kathy Merkle-Raymond, the Development Manager for Kara will join us on Sunday August 12h for our August Share the Plate Offering.

Kara’s vision of providing renewed hope and meaning for grieving children, teens and adults is sustained through the generosity of supporters like UUFRC.

Checks can be … read more.

Hike Land’s End October 6

Saturday, October 6, we’re going hiking around spectacular Land’s End at the northwestern corner of San Francisco where there are wild and windy trails with stunning views at every turn. We’ll hike through cypress woodlands, among the ruins of Sutro baths, and around a labyrinth. … read more.

Woods Working: Allowing Awe

Now, on the week of Lughnassadh (the cross quarter in the Wheel of the Year between the summer solstice and the autumn equinox), though I am back from vacation, I am holding on to the awe and wonder of this amazing and fragile planet, as … read more.