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  • Summary of the Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting, January 8, 2019

    January 23, 2019 Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, Bob Holden, David Zarubin and Anna Dyer.  Also attending were Tanya Webster, Derby Davidson, Alex Stagner, Solveig Zarubin and Jennifer Bahr Davidson.  1.  Tanya Webster reported on the monthly newsletter and suggested that continuing the weekly email ... more...
  • Finding Your Spiritual Voice (Voices of UUFRC)

    January 20, 2019 Six Saturdays, Mar 2 & 16, Apr 6 & 20, May 4 & 18. 10am-12:30pm. “Finding Your Spiritual Voice” was first developed and taught to members of the Live Oak UU Fellowship in Alameda (an entirely lay-led congregation) 4 years ago. Members of the ... more...
  • Women & Religion Retreat, Mar 7-10

    January 19, 2019 Please join us for the 2019 W&R Pacific Central District Retreat, March 7 – 10, 2019, at the Enchanted Hills Retreat Center in the hills above Napa, California. Learn more at: womenandreligionpcd.org/2019retreat/ There will be workshops, opportunities for down time, great meals, comfy accommodations, and the ... more...
  • Bird Walk February 2

    January 17, 2019 I checked in with the Baylands Nature Center and they assured me that there are still plenty of birds wintering on the Bay. So we’ll try for a bird walk one more time: on Saturday, February 2, we’ll go out for a ... more...
  • And so it’s a New Year…

    January 14, 2019 Take a deep breath. Let it out… We made it through the Holidays. And now here we are: Ready to jump into 2019. Take another deep breath! The world we know is both troubled and seeming to spin nearly out of control, and yet breathtakingly beautiful ... more...
  • CARPET CLEANING, Jan 21

    January 11, 2019 Do not use any carpeted area from Monday 6am – Tuesday noon. Thanks! more...
  • General Assembly (GA) Delegate Applications Available

    January 9, 2019 Early registration for the UUA’s General Assembly in Spokane, Washington opens March 1. This is the fabulous annual celebration and business meeting for Unitarian Universalists. UUFRC is entitled to three GA delegates to represent us either there or virtually. For more information and to apply ... more...
  • Board Update

    January 3, 2019 Well here we are in another new year. I hope everyone had a good holiday season because now it is back to work. At our recent special congregational meeting we voted, overwhelmingly, to ordain Ellie Kilpatrick, so look for details on that soon. The board along with the Transition Team ... more...
  • Peninsula Multifaith Coalition MLK Day of Service 1/21–sign up to volunteer!

    January 3, 2019 Hello UUFRC folks, There are still some slots available to volunteer with friends from other faith houses the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 21.  Projects include playground and garden improvement, singing, knitting and a couple of other open slots. Registration closes 1/13. Here’s the ... more...
  • Summary of the Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting,  November 27, 2018

    December 13, 2018 Attending: Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, Bob Holden, David Zarubin and Anna Dyer.  Also attending were Leslie Vallerga, Tanya Webster and Jennifer Bahr Davidson.   Rev. Gretchen led us in a brief educational history of what it means to Ordain a minister, ... more...
  • Holiday Blessings

    December 12, 2018 The sudden snap of frost released the last leaves from our trees; their lives now fully lost they float so delicately freed and, upon landing, sound the crunching trumpet of dessication. How odd that sliding through them, I am euphoric – not lonely – as cold opens the door to holiday cheer, as well as meteoric roller ... more...
  • Book Group January 2019

    December 5, 2018 Join us for a few really good books in the new year.  Our January 7 book is My Family and Other Animals by British naturalist Gerald Durrell.  It tells of the time he lived on Corfu between 1935-1939.  Then for February 4 we are reading ... more...
  • Connecting our Past and Present

    December 1, 2018 Our Fellowship will celebrate its 60thAnniversary in 2019. The very first meeting we ever held was on May 17, 1959. Several weeks later, on June 7, 1959, the “Unitarian Fellowship of Redwood City” was formally established. Bylaws were written, discussed, and adopted, and 42 individuals ... more...
  • Share the Plate with CORA on Dec 9

    November 30, 2018 Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA) will be the recipient of our December Share the Plate offering on Sunday December 9, 2018.  Colsaria Henderson, CORA’s new Executive Director, and Carelle Karimimanesh, Board Member, will join us to tell us about their programs and be available to ... more...
  • Coming of Age

    November 30, 2018 This month, I wanted to highlight one of the programs for which the Youth and Families (YAF) Committee and I are responsible:  Coming of Age (COA). COA is a year-long rite of passage for 8th-10th graders.  UUFRC offers COA every two years.  This church year is ... more...
  • Please donate care items for the homeless from December to mid-January

    November 29, 2018 From now until our annual *Peninsula Multifaith Coalition Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 21, 2019, we will be collecting items for donations of care kits to the homeless. Please bring your items to our Sunday services to add to the collection basket.  Here ... more...
  • Change of Date: December BoT Meeting

    November 29, 2018 Instead of meeting Dec 25th, the Board will hold its next meeting on January 8 at 7pm. more...
  • Board Blog: December 2018

    November 28, 2018 At our upcoming Special Congregational meeting on Sunday 12-9-18 after the regular service we will be addressing two items. The first will be a vote on if this congregation wishes to ordain Eleanor Kilpatrick. This is something only a congregation has the privilege and responsibility ... more...
  • Woods Working: “UUA-MFC, Ordination, Installation – explaining alphabet Soup”

    November 28, 2018 As many of you already know, you, as the UU Fellowship of Redwood City (UUFRC), are being invited to ordain Eleanor Kilpatrick to the ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Only a UU congregation has the privilege and the responsibility of choosing to convey the ... more...
  • Annual UUFRC Christmas Walk & Treats in December

    November 27, 2018 Come one, come all of any age and join us for the Annual Christmas Walk & Treats on Sunday, December 9 from 5:30pm-7:30pm hosted at Greg & Sharon Gee’s house in San Carlos. Beginning at 5:30pm, we will all gather in the driveway of the Gee’s ... more...