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  • Spotlight on Roosevelt Outdoor Education Program

    March 10, 2018 For those who may not know, the UUFRC program to provide Roosevelt with tutors to augment classroom resources has been going strong since it was first started in 2007. At this point, we have 9 tutors who together offer 13 hours of service per week. In ... more...
  • UUFRC Spotlight: Interfaith Committee

    March 10, 2018 UUFRC’s Interfaith Committee provides our congregation with a very important way to reach beyond our fellowship to engage with the larger community. Our committee fosters UUFRC’s involvement with congregations of other faiths primarily through our membership in the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition and participation in its ... more...
  • Summer Class! Parables for Modern Times, Starts Jun 30

    March 10, 2018 SUMMER CLASS! Join Ellie as we read and discuss parables from different traditions, and how to understand them in today’s landscape. We will also learn to write our own parables and sacred lessons that connect with the world we live in.  Registration appreciated, drop-ins welcome. 4 Saturdays, ... more...
  • The Learning Journey at UUFRC: Turtles All the Way Down

    March 1, 2018 What if I ask you where everything comes from? What will you say? The following is a story from the Tapestry of Faith. Adapted from an anecdote told in A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (Bantam, 1988), Plato and a Platypus Walk into a ... more...
  • from our President of the Board of Trustees, Robert Holden

    March 1, 2018 Hello everyone, I have two topics for you this month. One-year extension of our Interim Ministry The Board of Trustees voted unanimously (with one member absent) at our last Board meeting to approve a 12-month extension, from two years to three, of Rev. Gretchen’s Interim Ministry. So, ... more...
  • 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...