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  • Rethinking Religious Education

    October 17, 2018 At the end of September, I attended Pot of Gold, a one-day conference organized by the Pacific Central District of the Liberal Religious Educators Association (PCD-LREDA). The keynote address was titled “Reimagining Sunday School”. The presenters recounted trends happening in our society that I also see ... more...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes September 25 and October 2, 2019

    October 17, 2018 Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes September 25 and October 2, 2019 Attending one or both meetings: Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, David Vallerga, Bob Holden, Anna Dyer, Beth Harrison, David Zarubin. Also attending on 9/25 were Jen Bahr-Davidson, Derby Davidson, Jessica Roybal and Tanya ... more...
  • The 2018 Auction Catalog is Here!

    October 16, 2018 “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 ... more...
  • Young Society Finches Free to Good Home

    October 14, 2018 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. more...
  • Leadership Training is Back! Nov 4, 1pm

    October 10, 2018 Did you miss the first Leadership Training? We are holding another one due to popular demand! Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 4th from 1-5pm, at UUFRC. Please plan to join us as we connect with each other to learn and practice leadership skills. Everyone is welcome ... more...
  • The Annual Silent Auction, “1969” is Just Days Away!

    October 9, 2018 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018, 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.   HAVE you submitted your donations, either online, on paper or email yet? The last day to submit donations is Sunday, October 14 (this Sunday.) To submit a donation online, click HERE. Donation forms will be available on Sunday at the ... more...
  • October 11, Day of Awareness: Coming Out Day

    October 1, 2018 Every October 11 on Coming Out Day, people around the nation step forward in support of LGBTQ+ civil rights. Whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, self-identify in other ways, or come out as a straight ally, raise your voice and your pride October 11. ... more...
  • “1969” The Annual Silent Auction is 19 Days from Today

    October 1, 2018   “1969” The Annual Silent Auction is Saturday, October 20 from 6:00pm-9:00pm     Donations Submitted As of today, there have been 23 Auction Items Donated. Our goal for this year is 80 donations, so we have a ways to go. We know there are some fantastic ideas out there for ... more...
  • On the Books: Board Blog, October 2018

    October 1, 2018 At the recent Leadership Training session we held there was a lot of focus on the changes we are going through during this Interim Ministerial period. This session was planned by and delivered by Chris Stovall and Rev Gretchen with great assistance and additional training ... more...
  • “1969” The Annual Silent Auction is just 3 WEEKS AWAY! Sat, Oct 20 from 6-9pm

    September 26, 2018 The biggest “fun/fund-raiser” of the year is 3 weeks away and WE NEED YOUR HELP!   Purchase Advance Tickets: Advance tickets on sale every Sunday after services through October 14 in the Social Hall. Tickets are $25 for adults and $5 for under 18 (check or cash only). Donate: The ... more...
  • Wayside Pulpit update

    September 25, 2018 more...
  • Woods Working: “Possibilities into Probabilities”

    September 24, 2018 On Saturday, September 22, seventeen leaders and leaders-to-be met in the sanctuary of the UU Fellowship of Redwood City to consider how you as congregants may better provide leadership for their areas of concern within the congregation and respond to change and resistance as part ... more...
  • Yes, We’re Busy, and…..

    September 23, 2018 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 ... more...
  • Art Show and Benefit for Students Rising Above

    September 23, 2018 For this last art event of the year, we’ve planned something really special and we hope you will be able to join us. On Sunday, October 14, at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Palo Alto, we will be hosting a combined art show and benefit for Students ... more...
  • Have Sex Talks with Kids Early and Often

    September 22, 2018 Talking to your kids about sex is important, even if they don’t welcome the conversation. https://www.salon.com/2017/10/15/having-the-sex-talk-early-and-often-with-kids-is-good_partner/ more...
  • The 2018 Silent Auction is Ramping Up!

    September 13, 2018 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 ... more...
  • Evensong for Families – Sat, Oct 13

    September 10, 2018 Evensong for Families Saturday, Oct 13; 6:00pm – 7:30pm Please RSVP to ensure we have enough materials.  Register Now >   Gather in community for this special worship gathering for families. Geared to foster communication within families and church communities, this engaging family-style worship circle includes singing, short readings, short activities and ... more...
  • Poems of resistance: Lessons from activist poets – begins Oct 10

    September 10, 2018 Social Justice in Poetry: A Call to Action 3 Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm October 10 & 24, November 7 This class requires registration and space is limited. Register Now > Some folks have a fear of poetry. But Fear Not! This 3-evening class will be fun. We’ll write some, ... more...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, August 28, 2018

    September 6, 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 ... more...
  • UUFRC Annual Silent Auction–“1969”

    September 4, 2018 UUFRC Annual Silent Auction Saturday, October 20, 2018 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Hello from the Co-Chairs of the UUFRC Annual Silent Auction! The UUFRC Silent Auction is the Fellowship’s biggest event of the year and Jessica and I would like to personally invite you to join us on Saturday, October ... more...