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  • From the Connections Coordinator, Cindy Johnson

    March 1, 2018 We Unitarian Universalists at UUFRC are part of a larger organization that we often don’t even think about: the Unitarian Universalist Association. The Association consists of over 1000 congregations in the United States, and is divided up into five regions. Our region is the Pacific Western ... more...
  • Rainbow Principles: Thoughtful Youth

    March 1, 2018 UUFRC recently hosted a weekend-long gathering of Young Religious Unitarian Universalists of the Pacific (YRUUP), a youth-run (with adult supervision) organization for UUs ages 14-20 from around Northern California.  Included in the activities was the election of their leaders for the next year.  Unfortunately, one ... more...
  • Woods Working: An Abundant Church Home

    March 1, 2018 Winston Churchill has written, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” I have been making a living with you, but what is really important is that we are also co-creating the life of this congregation ... more...
  • From our President of the Board of Trustees, Robert Holden

    February 1, 2018 Greetings from the Board of Trustees, Two activities will be occurring in the months of February and March that are crucial to the healthy future of our Fellowship. The first is the series of the Cottage Meetings. The second is the annual Pledge Drive. The Cottage Meeting ... more...
  • Cottage Meetings Need YOU!

    February 1, 2018 Would you like to have some input into finding our next called minister and how our church community evolves? NOW is your chance! Rev. Gretchen has been organizing a series of activities to help prepare our community for the future; thus far we have participated ... more...
  • Rainbow Principles: Making Space for Youth Group

    February 1, 2018 On a recent Sunday morning, I was talking with some of our high school youth about how we might increase the number of people we have attending our activities. To my surprise, one of them said that parents should make their children come to youth ... more...
  • From our Connections Coordinator, Cindy Johnson

    February 1, 2018 What is important to us at UUFRC? The answers are probably as varied as we are. We come with different hearts, minds, and beliefs but I think it’s fair to say that we come together as seekers: Some seeking spiritual nourishment and growth, some seeking ... more...
  • Woods Working: Happy New Year – Now What?!

    February 1, 2018 The Winter Holidays are over, and winter has set in. I could happily get used to this. We are finally getting rain around the bay and snow in the mountains. Of course, all this has nothing to do with the Transitional Ministry that engages us ... more...
  • Adult RE: A Learning Journey

    January 2, 2018 Happy New Year! Here’s hoping 2018 will be an auspicious year for all our lovely members and friends at UUFRC. As the New Year kicks off, it seems a good time to write a note about our upcoming 2018 Adult RE programs. Many UU Religious Exploration ... more...
  • CLF Prison Ministry Penpals

    January 2, 2018 At UUFRC, we sent so many cards to incarcerated UUs at Christmas, and the CLF (Church of the Larger Fellowship) was able to send one to all of the 800+ UU prisoners. Yay! Would you like to do more? You can be a penpal and ... more...
  • Social Action Committee Update

    January 2, 2018 Thank you to our generous congregation for filling the boxes and barrels for Toys for Tots, and to those who helped out at the wrapping party December 11! Thank you to Social Action Committee members who donated more than $100 to sponsor a family at Garfield ... more...
  • From our Board of Trustees President, Robert Holden

    January 2, 2018 Happy Hanukah, Happy Chalica, Happy Bodhi Day, Happy Festivus, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and many other Happy Holidays from the Board of Trustees (BoT). The last six months have been joyfully eventful. The next six months are likely to provide more opportunities for abundant ... more...
  • Save the Date! Women’s March Bay Area

    January 2, 2018 On January 20, 2018, Women’s March Bay Area will unite in San Jose and San Francisco to reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all, and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. This rally is designed ... more...
  • Youth Group Event Listing

    January 2, 2018 1/12-14 (Fri 7 pm – Sun noon). PCD MUUGs Retreat (6th-8th grade). To be held at the UU Society of Sacramento. MUUGs Retreats are created for 7th and 8th grade UUs across the PCD; 6th graders and 9th graders who have not bridged to YRUUP ... more...
  • Book Discussion Group: January 8

    January 2, 2018 Make it your New Year’s resolution to read along with the UUFRC Book Discussion Group. All readers (and book-on-cd listeners) are welcome. We meet in the back lounge on the first Monday (usually!) of each month at 7:30 pm. Hope you will join the fun! ... more...
  • Happy Trails Hiking Club: January 6

    January 2, 2018 Saturday, January 6, we’ll do a stairway hike in San Francisco. We’ll hit the high points from Twin Peaks to Buena Vista Park, including Tank Hill, Kite Hill, Corona Heights, and Mt. Olympus. On the way, we’ll climb up and down about 1,200 steps, walk ... more...
  • A merry thank you to Sharon and Gregory Gee

    January 2, 2018 A merry thank you to Sharon and Gregory Gee for hosting the December 10th Christmas Lights Walk. They graciously allowed us to gather in their driveway to enjoy hot drinks and cookies provided by members of the Youth and Families in Community Committee. While the ... more...
  • Upcoming Learning Journey Classes

    January 2, 2018 UU History, starts Jan 6 5 Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 noon January 6, 13, & 20, Feb 3 & 17 Join Gretchen for this series about the Unitarians and the Universalists, their merger in 1961, and on to today. Impress your friends at your next trivia night, and ... more...
  • Adult RE: A Learning Journey

    January 2, 2018 Happy New Year! Here’s hoping 2018 will be an auspicious year for all our lovely members and friends at UUFRC. As the New Year kicks off, it seems a good time to write a note about our upcoming 2018 Adult RE programs. Many UU Religious Exploration ... more...
  • Rainbow Principles: Lessons in Brave Spaces

    January 2, 2018 In early November, I attended the fall conference of my professional organization, the Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA). The theme was “Brave Spaces”, a relatively new term meant to indicate the need for all of us to be open to discomfort when discussing difficult topics ... more...