After a hiatus, the committee met with Rev. Christian, Deborah Schmidt and new lead facilities coordinator Warren Smith on August 23. We scheduled a work party for volunteers to help spruce up the buildings and grounds on the morning of Saturday, October 13. We hope … read more.
Larry Nagel, Ira Nelken, Jane Lundin, Dave Roberts, Tom Tripp
Our Architect, who is also serving as Project Manager, has prepared bid packages and received contractor bids for the projects approved by the congregation on January 28.
Bid Package 1, Safir Room & Skylights: This bid package … read more.
Luminescence, our choir of adult singers, starts its regular season in September. On the 9th we will sing at the Solano Stroll, and from the 16th on, the choir will joyfully offer music in Sunday services. We welcome new members. There is no audition needed. Come try out a … read more.
Even though UUCB will not be the host congregation for the 2018-2019 Balázs Scholar, we want you to know something about Reverend Lehel Molnár. He writes:
“I graduated from the Berde Mózed Unitarian High School in my home town of Székelykeresztúr, Hargita, Romania during the communist … read more.
Rev. Sue Magidson, Community Minister
Where is Jeremiah??
UU ministers are trained to be flexible – to have the capacity to serve in congregations andin the community. Some ministers spend their careers serving in one of these settings; others move back and forth between the two. Such is … read more.
Literature, Film and Drama Contingent:
Some of us thought a lot was “lost in translation,” even with translators in the room, on August 5th. Shahrnush Parsipur, the LFDC’s guest novelist, memoirist and writer of children’s books, did not understand our awe of her courage, stamina … read more.
What is a verger, anyway?? I had some fun looking it up (I confess to being a closet etymologist). Originally referring to a church official who carried the verge, a staff of office, it is one term for a church caretaker. This usage is common … read more.
Zackrie Vinczen, Family Ministry Coordinator
On August 26, Family Ministry held its Fall Teacher and Advisor Training. With this event behind us, our Religious Education Teachers and Advisors are ready to start their classes. Family Ministry staff and lay leaders are still busily working to finalize … read more.
All UUCB members and friends—and members of other UU churches in the greater Bay Area—are invited to a picnic at our Freestone Retreat on Saturday, September 15, 11 am–3 pm. Rev. Christian will lead a brief worship service at noon. There will be a barbecue lunch … read more.