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  • January Share the Plate

    January 2, 2018 Our Share-the-Plate collection on January 14th will be donated to the Sequoia High School Dream Club. Their mission is to help create limitless educational opportunities for undocumented students. All donations will support their scholarship program, be a tangible demonstration of our UU princples, and send ... more...
  • From our Connections Coordinator Cindy Johnson

    January 2, 2018 The holiday bustle is nearly over and the darkness begins to recede as the days slowly become longer. While the earth still sleeps during these winter months, will you take some time to sit and quiet your mind, and contemplate this New Year? Every day when ... more...
  • Cottage Meetings are Coming!

    January 2, 2018 Cottage Meetings are Coming! JANUARY 2018 NEWSLETTER 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; ... more...
  • Woods Working: The New Year: Cottage Meetings

    January 2, 2018 For the past five months, you have been looking back at the history of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City: its challenges and its triumphs, its ministers and its leadership. Many of you have told me you have learned more than you knew about ... more...
  • Fool’s Tales

    January 1, 2018 In his 2015 book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, public policy professor Robert Putnam goes on a Listening Tour of his own, including his own home town of Port Clinton, Ohio. His book presents an alarming portrait of a widening opportunity gap among ... more...
  • Fools Tales

    December 24, 2017 Happy Holidays from Fools Mission! We have a lot to be grateful for this year. The new people who’ve appeared on the path have strengthened our ministry beyond imagination. More souls are feeling their worth. Rapid response teams and theatre workshops have prepared citizen allies ... more...
  • UUFRC Annual Holiday Christmas Walk & Treats

    December 24, 2017 Come one, come all of any age and join us for the Annual Christmas Walk & Treats on Sunday, December 10 from 5:30pm-7:30pm hosted at Greg & Sharon Gee’s house (1975 Eucalyptus) in San Carlos. Beginning at 5:30pm, we will all gather in the driveway of ... more...
  • Book Discussion Group

    December 24, 2017 Our UUFRC Book Discussion Group is a great way to read some fiction or nonfiction that you might not choose on your own…I’ve learned so much from the interesting talks we’ve had on a wide range of topics. Just look at our line-up for this ... more...
  • Social Action Committee Update

    December 24, 2017 Thanks to all who generously donated a total of $2,317 for November 5th’s Minister’s Choice Share the Plate to help the victims affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico! And thank you to all who joined us for the Immigration and Sanctuary Worship Service November 12. ... more...
  • Update from the Interfaith Committee

    December 24, 2017 Monday, January 16, 2018: Save the date for the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition’s annual Martin Luther King Day of Service! Last year over 30 UUFRC volunteers, including several families, participated in events ranging from choral singing to tutoring to crafts and gardening. We also need youth ... more...
  • December Bird Walk with Kaye Bonney

    December 24, 2017 Saturday, December 2, we’ll go out for our annual 3.5-mile bird-watching walk around the Palo Alto Baylands. Expect to see grebes, pelicans, egrets, herons, avocets, curlews, dowitchers, godwits, stilts, willets, geese, and lots and lots and lots of ducks. This one-way loop involves a short car-shuttle. ... more...
  • New Years Eve Party

    December 24, 2017 We are having our UUFRC New Years Eve Party this year!!! It’s been many years since we’ve had this great wild party…. so let’s get started with planning. Sarah Skovlund and I (Allen Perry) are co-chairs of this event, please contact us if you would like ... more...
  • Holiday Craft Fair!

    December 24, 2017 Come Support the UUFRC and Local Artists! Handmade goods by local artisans and makers! Jewelry, pottery, gift bags, cards, soap, fashion accessories, scarves, ornaments, wood crafts, food and MORE! WHERE: UUFRC WHEN: December 2, 2017 from 9 am – 3 pm PLEASE JOIN US!! more...
  • Deer Friends!

    December 24, 2017 Polish your hooves! Drape your antlers with mistletoe! Get new batteries for your bright and shiny noses! Carolyn & Curt are planning their annual Christmas OPEN HOUSE for Saturday, December 16. Mosey over to 313 Lakeview Way, RWC anytime from 3 – 9PM. We’ll have ... more...
  • An Evening Outside of Our Bubble: Reflections on Dave and Peter’s Listening Tour

    December 24, 2017 Please join David Vallerga and Peter Hartzell in conversation with John Anning about their recent Listening Tour to Wisconsin. Sunday, December 10 7-9 pm in the Sanctuary Moderated discussion with John, audience questions Followed by Wine and (Wisconsin) Cheese refreshments Background: Peter and David spent three weeks in Wisconsin on ... more...
  • MUUGS (6th-8th grade) this Sunday, 12/10

    December 18, 2017 This Sunday (12/10) from noon to 1 pm in the Game Room, our middle schoolers will participate in a coloring meditation and play community-building games.  Substantial snacks will be provided.  more...
  • UU World article on climate change

    December 13, 2017 Thoreau, our spiritual ancestor, is trying to tell us something. We stagnate as human beings when we get overly sentimental about nature. Nature is not just walks in the woods and garden flowers. https://www.uuworld.org/articles/nature-demands-respect more...
  • Last Saturday’s food distribution was a success!

    December 13, 2017 Thank you to all who helped with Saturday’s pre-Thanksgiving food distribution at the Yaseen Foundation mosque in Belmont. 14 UU volunteers, a growing contingent of youth and adults from the Mosque, and 125 families being loaded up with chicken, tuna, cheese, eggs, potatoes, carrots, onions, ... more...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting, October 24, 2017

    December 1, 2017 from the Corresponding Secretary, Marina Rose Attending: Bob Holden, Rev. Gretchen Woods, Marina Rose, David Zarubin, Anna Dyer, Steve Hill, David Vallerga, Lisa Conrad. The Search committee to replace Michael, the Child Care Provider, will consist of Lisa Conrad, Derby Davidson and two members of the R.E. ... more...
  • Our Connections

    December 1, 2017 by Cindy Johnson, Connections Coordinator In November I taught our “Getting to Know UUFRC” class. One of the topics we covered was membership. I shared that “Your membership is a relationship with this church, and relationships don’t thrive without putting in time, energy and caring. ”I’ve continued ... more...