We are a Welcoming Congregation. We welcome and affirm people of all ages, abilities, races, ethnicities, gender identities, family structures, sexual orientation, and faith backgrounds. View our Covenant of Good Relations.

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As a religious free thinker, you'll find support and a vibrant, accepting community here at First Unitarian Universalist Church.
Hillcrest Services: Sundays - 9:30 and 11:30am.
See our Worship page for details.

South Bay Services: Sundays at 9:30am
See our South Bay Campus page for details.

Our mission is to create community, to nurture spiritual growth, and to act on our values to help heal the world.
Nuestra misión es crear una comunidad, fomentar el crecimiento espiritual y actuar en nuestros valores para ayudar a sanar el mundo.
Our aspiration, principles, and sources.
  • "The Transient and the Permanent Remade"

    Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris, Guest Minister from the Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church

    “Heaven and earth shall pass away, by my word shall not pass away.” — from the Christian Scriptures, Book of Luke

    Question for Reflection— As Theodore Parker asked, “Will you cling to what is fleeting or will you embrace what is eternal?”

    Due to copyright reasons, we will not be posting audio or video of this sermon, nor will the Service recording be available through our Book Room.

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Church Board Trustee and active Earth Centered Spirituality Circle Member, Doug Lathrop died on Fri Aug 15 afternoon.

We have Extinguished the Chalice at the Hillcrest Campus for Doug on August 17 (Sunday). A Celebration of Life is planned for August 23 (Saturday) at 4 p.m. in the Meeting House on the Hillcrest Campus.

1000 Family Rummage Sale, September 26 and 27

Volunteer Signups Continue. This is our opportunity to work together to benefit our community and those who are in need of very reasonably priced quality merchandise. Best of all, we have a good time—we work hard, laugh, make new friends, and enjoy wonderful food; it’s guaranteed— join us! There’s a place for you.

Positions include: bag checkers, parking assistants, receipt checkers, drop off receivers, information table, security, cashiers, department sales assistants, and department heads.

Sign up at the patio table Sunday or online.

We need people Fri Sep 19th - Sat Sep 27.Your time is guaranteed to make a difference and you will have fun, we promise. Questions, contact Suzette Southfox 619.398.4436 or suzette@firstuusandiego.org.

August Generosity Offering: The Worldview Project

The Worldview Project is a local non-profit with a mission to promote cross-cultural awareness, knowledge, and understanding. They fulfill this mission through producing cultural events, such as the annual Harmony in Motion International Music and Dance Festival; through publications, including the San Diego Participant Observer; and through fostering relationships between organizations that embrace culture inclusivity. You can learn more about the Worldview Project on their website worldviewproject.org.

Recent Publications:

Online Pledge Form
The Window, Aug 23 - Aug 29
The Window, Aug 16 - Aug 22
The Window, Aug 9 - Aug 15
The Window, Aug 2 - Aug 8
The Window, Jul 26 - Aug 1

Orders of Service/

 - Hillcrest
August 24
August 17
August 10
August 3
 - South Bay
August 24
August 17
August 10
August 3

July Sermon Schedule
Summer Wisdom Circle Material
Summer Home Connection: Rest, Renewal, and Sabbath
Summer First Words Magazine
Ministry Team Magazine
Adult Religious Growth & Learning and Small Group Ministry Catalog
2014 Sermon and class references
May Board Minutes
Annual Report 2013-2014
Strategic Plan 2013-2018