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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • October 1 Book Group

    September 3, 2018 Although our Book Group had planned an all-Fellowship read for next month, we have moved that event til March.  So please plan on coming to our regular time and place (first Monday, 7:30 pm, back lounge).  We will be reading March by Geraldine Brooks.  From ... more...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Minutes July 2018

    August 30, 2018 Summary of the UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, July 31, 2018 Attending: Chris Stovall, Bob Holden, Rev. Gretchen Woods, David Vallerga, Anna Dyer, and David Zarubin. Absent; Steve Hill and Beth Harrison. Also attending were Tanya Webster and Jen Davidson. Board Elections: Steve Hill is the new President, Chris ... more...
  • Child/Youth Programming This Year

    August 29, 2018 2018-2019 is going to be an exciting year!  Here’s what’s going on. Parent Meeting, Sunday, September 16, noon-1 pm in sanctuary I plan to cover what programming we are offering this year (Sunday school, youth group, OWL, etc.) and what the expectations of participating families are.  Child care ... more...
  • September 2018—Notes from the Board President

    August 29, 2018 Thank you to Bob Holden for his leadership over the past year. I would like to welcome Chris Stovall and Beth Harrison to the board and say goodbye and say thank you to Marina Rose and Lisa Conrad for their service. We now enter the second ... more...
  • Woods Working: Here We GO!

    August 27, 2018 How did summer go by so quickly? Mine was truly rejuvenating! I hope yours was too. It is entirely appropriate for each of us and our families to have a relaxing and restful break from the busy activities of our regular year. After Labor Day, we ... more...
  • Reaching Out and Welcoming Your Return

    August 22, 2018 Welcome back from Summer, with its vacations and stay-cations, new adventures and treasured traditions. Welcome back to the beginning of another church year and all the adventures it promises to bring. We’ll begin this new year with our beloved Water Communion service on September 9th.  Our ... more...
  • Why LGBTQ Inclusive Sex Education Is So Important, Experts Say

    August 20, 2018 The Our Whole Lives classes offered at UUFRC are all LGBTQ inclusive.  Why is this important?  See the link below. https://www.teenvogue.com/story/lgbtq-sex-ed-important more...
  • 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...