[This is the Announcements page. Also see the Upcoming Events page.]


  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...