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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...