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  • Board Meeting Minutes, May 28, 2024

    June 28, 2024
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes May 28, 2024 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary & Zoom (Hybrid) Trustees Attending:  Trustees Absent:   Guests:   Peter Hartzell chaired the meeting and Erika Pretell acted as secretary for the meeting. Call to order – Peter Chalice lighting; Opening words; A moment of centering – Erika Anti-Racism Reading & Discussion – ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes, April 30, 2024

    June 11, 2024
    UUFRC Board of Trustees meeting 4/30/2024  Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary  Trustees present:  Jason Laderman-Jones, Ed Vaughn,  Lori Longo, Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Gregory Gee   Trustees absent:  Peter Hartzell, Susie Idzik, Erika Pretell  Guests:  Dick Edminster, Treasurer Jennifer Bahr-Davidson via Zoom  Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm – Jason  Chalice lighting:  opening words from Susie ...
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  • Share the Plate with Puente De La Costa Sur on June 16

    June 10, 2024
    For 26 years, the nonprofit Puente has provided essential services to Seniors, farmworkers, low-income families, and students (preschool through college). As the region’s only Community Resource Center, Puente serves Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar, and San Gregorio. Puente both advocates and leverages resources that foster economic prosperity ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes, March 26, 2024

    May 24, 2024
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes March 26, 2024 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary & Zoom (Hybrid) Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Peter Hartzell, Lori Longo, Erika Pretell, Susie Idzik, Ed Vaughan, Jason Laderman-Jones, Gregory Gee, Susie Idzik Trustees Absent:  None Guests:  Dick Edminster, Treasurer; Chris Stovall Peter Hartzell chaired the meeting (with ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes, February 27, 2024

    May 24, 2024
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes February 27, 2024 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Peter Hartzell, Lori Longo, Erika Pretell, Ed Vaughan, Jason Laderman-Jones, Gregory Gee Trustees Absent:  Susie Idzik Guests:  Dick Edminster, Liz Sloan Peter Hartzell chaired the meeting and Erika Pretell acted as secretary for the ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes, January 30, 2024

    May 24, 2024
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes January 30, 2024 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary and by Zoom Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Peter Hartzell, Lori Longo, Erika Pretell, Susie Idzik, Ed Vaughan, Jason Laderman-Jones, Gregory Gee Trustees Absent:  None Guests:  Dick Edminster, Jennifer Bahr-Davidson Peter Hartzell chaired the meeting and Erika Pretell acted ...
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  • Share The Plate Recipients for 2024-2025

    May 21, 2024
    Each year since 2006, UUFRC has dedicated a monthly “Share the Plate” Sunday offering to a non-profit organization selected by the Fellowship. The following 10 organizations were selected for 2024 – 2025:  Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse   Faith in Action Bay Area   KARA  LifeMoves  One Life Counseling Center  Peninsula Open Space Trust   Puente ...
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  • Share the Plate with ReEvolution on Sunday, May 19

    May 16, 2024
    On Sunday, May 19th, we will have the opportunity to support the powerful and selfless work of the ReEvolution Group. ReEvolution creates solutions to generations of harm and inequity. Initiatives to reduce incarceration, heal harm and build communities. Our mission is to facilitate a circle of intergenerational healing ...
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  • Vote for Share-the-Plate Offerings in 2024-25

    May 2, 2024
    Each month UUFRC dedicates one “Share the Plate” Sunday offering to a non-profit group selected by the Fellowship. For the 12 available slots, ten are voted on by the congregation, one is Minister’s Choice and one is for Emergency Collections.  We have 13 nominees for ...
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  • UUFRC Redwood Circle Zine Issue 19 April 2024

    April 8, 2024
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  • Nominate Candidates for UUFRC Share the Plate by Sunday, April 28

    March 27, 2024
    Are you looking to raise the profile of your favorite charity? The Social Action Committee will hold an election in May to choose 10 organizations to receive a ‘Share the Plate’ collection in the coming year: July 2024 through June 2025.  To be eligible for Share The ...
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  • Share The Plate with Insight-Out / The GRIP Training Institute on March 17

    March 13, 2024
    At our March 17th service, we will have the opportunity to support the powerful peacemaking work of the Guiding Rage into Power (GRIP) Training Institute. GRIP is a year-long transformative program that provides tools that enable incarcerated men to “turn the stigma of being a ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes, November 27, 2023

    February 16, 2024
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes November 27, 2023 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary and by Zoom Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Peter Hartzell, Lori Longo, Erika Pretell, Susie Idzik, Ed Vaughan, Jason Laderman-Jones, Gregory Gee Trustees Absent:  None Guests:  None Peter Hartzell chaired the meeting and Erika Pretell acted as secretary for ...
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  • Share the Plate with One Life Counseling Center on February 18

    February 14, 2024
    One Life Counseling Center in San Carlos, is a non-profit whose mission is to provide easy access to counseling, education, & opportunities to connect through service. One Life offers individual & group therapy, community & school based programs (including school counselors in San Carlos, Belmont, ...
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  • UUFRC Redwood Circle Zine Issue 18 January 2024

    January 24, 2024
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  • Share the Plate with Sequoia High School Dream Club on January 21

    January 16, 2024
    On Sunday, Jan 21st, we will donate our offering to the Sequoia High School Dream Club. The club’s mission is to help create limitless educational opportunities for undocumented students and our contribution goes directly to the club’s college scholarship fund. Our funds help Dream Club ...
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  • Share the Plate with Faith In Action Bay Area on December 17

    December 12, 2023
    This Sunday’s Share-the-Plate is for FIABA (Faith in Action Bay Area). It seeks to build strong personal and community bonds across ethnic, religious, and class boundaries and to develop leadership among those in the most impacted areas. Currently its central goal is seeking more secure ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes, October 31, 2023

    November 30, 2023
    Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary and via Zoom Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Peter Hartzell, Lori Longo, Susie Idzik, Ed Vaughan, Jason Laderman-Jones Trustees Absent:  Erika Pretell, Gregory Gee Guests:  None  Peter Hartzell chaired the meeting and Susie Idzik acted as secretary for the meeting. Call to order – Peter Chalice lighting; Opening ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes, September 26, 2023

    November 30, 2023
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes September 26, 2023 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary and via Zoom Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Peter Hartzell, Lori Longo, Erika Pretell, Susie Idzik, Ed Vaughan Trustees Absent:  Jason Laderman-Jones, Gregory Gee Guests:   Peter Hartzell chaired the meeting and Erika Pretell acted as secretary for the meeting. Call ...
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  • Share the Plate with Sonrisas Dental Health on November 19

    November 13, 2023
    Sonrisas Dental Health is a non-profit dental center dedicated to providing access to quality dental care and oral health education to our community, working to improve the health of our community members through culturally sensitive, integrated care, with a focus on disease prevention. 75% of ...
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