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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 Greatest and Hardest Gift"

    Rev. Kathleen Owens, Lead Minister

    "Gather the stars, the songs keeping for years and then loosen your hands, let go and say goodbye." — Carl Sandburg

    Question for Reflection— How are you moving on after loss?

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Save the Date for the Mid-Year Update and Celebration with Rev. Kathleen

Join Rev. Kathleen Owens on November 23 (Sunday) for a very special Mid-Year Update and Celebration at the Hillcrest Campus. Special refreshments will be served at this half hour program which follows each Worship Service. Hear about the powerful ways we have been living into our strategic goals.


Thanksgiving Eve Communion Service and Potluck

November 26 (Wednesday) Service at 5:30 p.m., Meeting House, Potluck at 6:30 p.m., Bard Hall
Join us for our traditional Thanksgiving Eve Communion Service followed by a holiday potluck. More information is available in this week's Window


November Generosity Offering: Amikas

In the month of November, our Generosity Offering is being received in support of Amikas. Amikas is a local non-profit that supports homeless women, especially women veterans with children. Since opening the first house in 2011, they have housed 47 families, most of whom were able to transition to permanent housing.For more information, please come to the Social Justice Table on the Hillcrest Campus, the Get Involved Table on the South Bay Campus, or go visit www.amikas.org.


Recent Publications:

Online Pledge Form
The Window, Nov. 22 - Nov. 28
The Window, Nov. 15 - Nov. 21

Orders of Service/
Announcements/Hymns

Hillcrest - November 23
South Bay - November 23

November Sermon Schedule
November Wisdom Circle Material
November First Words Magazine
September Board Minutes
Ministry Team Magazine
Lifespan Religious Education and Small Group Ministry Visitors Guide: Classes and Programs
2014 Sermon and class references
Strategic Plan 2013-2018