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  • Book Group: The World Without Us

    August 12, 2018 I just started reading The World Without Us by Alan Weisman, our September book, and I am totally intrigued. Weisman poses the challenge: “Picture a world from which we all suddenly vanished…tomorrow.  How long would it take to restore Earth to the way it must ... more...
  • Date Change: Uprooting Racism by Paul Kivel

    August 12, 2018 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. more...
  • August Comments from the Board of Trustees

    August 5, 2018 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 Olsen-Dyer Recording Secretary ... more...
  • No Hike in September

    August 5, 2018 There will be no hike in September due to scheduling items. Please join us Oct 6 for a hike around beautiful Land’s End. more...
  • Share the Plate with KARA on Sunday August 12

    August 5, 2018 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 ... more...
  • Hike Land’s End October 6

    August 4, 2018 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. ... more...
  • Woods Working: Allowing Awe

    July 31, 2018 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 ... more...
  • Lab Girl on August 6

    July 19, 2018 Our August book group on 8/6 will focus on Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. I loved this book about a girl who makes her way in the world of science. Join us at 7:30 in the back lounge. more...
  • New Wayside Pulpit message

    July 17, 2018 Thanks for the updated sign, Bev! more...
  • Summary of the UUFRC Board Meeting, June 26, 2018

    July 10, 2018 Attending: Bob Holden, Rev. Gretchen Woods, David Vallerga, Anna Dyer, David Zarubin, and Lisa Conrad. Absent: Steve Hill and Marina Rose. Also attending were newly elected Board members: Chris Stovall and Beth Harrison. We were joined by the Committee on Ministries members: DeeDee Stovel, John Cooney, ... more...
  • Save the Date: Sep 3, Interfaith Prayers for Peace & Potluck Picnic

    July 6, 2018 Prayers will be spoken, sung and chanted quietly as all of us respectfully participate in spirit. All Ages, All Faiths, All People Welcome! Members from our Six faith traditions ~ Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews and Baha’is ~ will share prayers for peace from our different ... more...
  • July Wayside Pulpit

    July 5, 2018 more...
  • Sort Food to Help Feed the Hungry in San Mateo County

    June 29, 2018 Our volunteer turnout at Saturday’s Second Harvest Food Bank distribution at the Belmont Mosque (Yaseen Foundation) was a little slim. I’d like to ask you to consider putting August 25 on your calendars. This time of year is hard because of vacations, so we need ... more...
  • Pacific Western Region (PWR) Call to Action

    June 26, 2018 “This is no time for a casual faith.” –Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, UUA President Dear friends in faith, We at the Pacific Western Region of the UUA invite you to come to San Diego on July 2nd to participate in a justice action with our partner, Mijente. Our faith calls ... more...
  • Reminder: Parables for Modern Times class starts this Saturday

    June 26, 2018 We hope you can join us for the Parables for Modern Times class taught by Ellie Kilpatrick. Class will be held the next four Saturdays from 10am-12pm, in the back lounge. We know things are busy, and it’s fine if you can’t make all the sessions. The ... more...
  • Social Action Committee will not meet July 1

    June 26, 2018 The Social Action Committee will not be meeting in July.  Our next meeting will be Sunday August 5. more...
  • Families Belong Together Rally Saturday June 30

    June 26, 2018 Saturday, June 30 from 10:00 to noon at Redwood City Courthouse Square – Families Belong Together rally.  https://www.facebook.com/events/418847488582018/?notif_t=plan_admin_added&notif_id=1529513312832527 more...
  • Join Faith in Action Bay Area today to support deportation defense funding in San Mateo County

    June 26, 2018 TodayJune 26 from 9:00 to noon, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 400 County Center, Redwood City.   Faith in Action will be attending the Board of Supervisors budget hearing where County Manager John Maltbie is bringing a budget item to support deportation defense attorneys for people in deportation proceedings, as our neighboring counties do.  This item may come towards the end ... more...
  • Do You Enjoy Sunday Coffee and Snacks? Please Volunteer!

    June 26, 2018 Most of us like the opportunity to talk with others after the Sunday service while munching on a cookie or two and drinking a cup of coffee or tea. We chat with old friends, meet new ones, and enjoy a bit of “slow time”, an ... more...
  • New Summer C-Group starting soon

    June 22, 2018 Have you been interested in joining a C-group, but have been too busy? Are you new to the fellowship and interested in getting more involved? Check out our new C-group option: A C-group that meets just for the summer. Meetings will start the last week of June, and ... more...