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  • Share the Plate with GRIP this Sunday, Dec 11

    December 7, 2022
    This coming Sunday we will be “sharing the plate” with the GRIP Training Institute, an organization we have supported through our Share the Plate practice several times before. Serving incarcerated people in California, the GRIP Training Institute seeks to create personal and systemic change by ...
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  • Share the Plate with Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley Sunday, November 20

    November 15, 2022
    UUFRC has had a long standing relationship with Second Harvest, and it is eminently worthy of our financial support, along with our volunteer efforts. Founded in 1974, it is one of the largest food banks in the country and has consistently received a 4/4 star rating ...
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  • Share the Plate with ReEvolution Sunday, October 16

    October 10, 2022
    ReEvolution: We create solutions to generations of harm and inequity. Initiatives to reduce incarceration, heal harm and build communities.When Humanity Goes UP, Crime Goes Down! Mission: To facilitate a circle of intergenerational healing and support to reduce the risk of incarceration and recidivism. ReEvolution, co-founded by Paul Bocanerga, ...
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  • UUFRC Redwood Circle Issue 13 October 2022

    October 8, 2022
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  • Board Meeting Minutes for September 27, 2022

    October 3, 2022
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes September 27, 2022 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson (non-voting), Peter Hartzell, Rob Davis, Jeanne DeShazo, Dick Edminster, Jason Laderman, Julia Mogilev, Erika Pretell Guests:  Chris Stovall Absent:  None Meeting chaired by Peter Hartzell, Board President Minutes recorded by Erika Pretell, Recording Secretary Call to order – ...
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  • Board of Trustees Monthly Update 2022-08

    September 19, 2022
    Hello, UUFRC community. Your BoT would like to share what we have been up to in August.  The new BOT is off and running, and we had two meetings in August to get a running start on the Church Year. The annual Board Retreat was held on August ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes for August 30, 2022

    September 7, 2022
    UUFRC Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes August 30, 2022 Location:  UUFRC Sanctuary Trustees Attending: Brian Ferguson, Peter Hartzell, Rob Davis, Jeanne DeShazo, Dick Edminster, Jason Laderman, Julia Mogilev, Erika Pretell Guests:  Jen Gill, Jessica Stoutamire Absent:  None Call to order – Peter Chalice lighting; Opening words; A moment of centering – Jeanne Anti-Racism Learning This ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes for June 28, 2022

    September 2, 2022
    Attendees: Rev. Brian Ferguson x Chris Stovall x Rob Davis x Tovis Page x Polly Ragusa x  (partial)  Peter Hartzell x Dick Edminster x Jean DeShazo – absent  Jason Laderman-Jones x (visiting – not yet member)  Consent Agenda  Purpose: Read and approve information based on the written reports without discussion. Items may be pulled out for ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes for May 31, 2022

    September 1, 2022
    In attendance: Rev. Brian Ferguson x Chris Stovall x Rob Davis x Tovis Page x Polly Ragusa Peter Hartzell x Dick Edminster x Jeanne De Shazo x Call to order Consent Agenda   Purpose: Read and approve information based on the written reports without discussion. Items may be pulled out for separate discussion and approval if needed.  Reports ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes for April 26, 2022

    September 1, 2022
    In attendance: Rev. Brian Ferguson x Chris Stovall x Rob Davis x Tovis Page x Polly Ragusa x Peter Hartzell x Dick Edminster x Jeanne De Shazo x Jen Barr-Davidson, Finance Committee Consent Agenda  Purpose: Read and approve information based on the written reports without discussion. Items may be pulled out for separate discussion and approval ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes for March 29, 2022

    September 1, 2022
    In attendance: Rev. Brian Ferguson x Chris Stovall x Rob Davis x Tovis Page x Polly Ragusa x Peter Hartzell Dick Edminster x Jeanne De Shazo x Consent Agenda  Purpose: Read and approve information based on the written reports without discussion. Items may be pulled out for separate discussion and approval if needed. Reports should include ...
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  • Board Meeting Minutes for February 28, 2022

    September 1, 2022
    In attendance: Rev. Brian Ferguson x Chris Stovall x Rob Davis x Tovis Page x Polly Ragusa x Peter Hartzell x Dick Edminster x Jeanne De Shazo x Jen Barr-Davidsonfor Finance x Consent Agenda   Purpose: Read and approve information based on the written reports without discussion. Items may be pulled out for separate discussion and approval ...
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  • UUFRC Redwood Circle Issue 12 July 2022

    July 21, 2022
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  • UUFRC Redwood Circle Issue 11 May 2022

    June 1, 2022
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  • Share the Plate with International Women’s Convocation on May 15

    May 4, 2022
    IWC is truly an International Organization with board members from the US, France,  Transylvania, India, Australia and Kenya, and a memorandum of understanding with UU women  in the Philippines. As you may imagine, Zoom has been crucial for board meetings which  happen in different time ...
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  • Rev. Brian’s Installation-We Need Help! Volunteer Today!

    April 7, 2022
    Hello Fellow UUFRC Congregants! Please sign up to volunteer for Brian’s Installation; the final step in installing our new (if not for COVID) settled Minister. The Installation is a recognized milestone in the life of our congregation and in the tradition of our denomination. The ceremony builds ...
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  • Nominate Candidates for UUFRC Share the Plate by Sunday, April 24

    March 28, 2022
    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 2022 through June 2023.  To be eligible to receive a special collection, the group must be a 501(c)3 charitable organization ...
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  • “Here Comes the Sun” Online Silent Auction was a Grand Success!

    March 23, 2022
    The Spring Silent Auction, “Here Comes the Sun” exceeded expectations! Thanks to all of your serious bidding and bidding again on items, we not only reached our goal but exceeded it by over $400!!! CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE! Enjoy all the food, meals, experiences and services you won! And remember, ...
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  • UUFRC Redwood Circle Issue 10 March 2022

    March 21, 2022
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  • Save the Date for Rev. Brian’s Installation-Sunday, May 1 2022

    March 16, 2022
    We are very excited to announce that the Installation Worship Service for our Minister Rev. Brian will be Sunday, May 1 at 2.30 pm in the UUFRC Sanctuary.  The Installation will be in-person as well as live streamed. You are welcome to join us however you feel ...
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