We are a welcoming congregation.
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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 comunidad, fomentar el crecimiento spiritual y vivir nuestros valores para ayudar a sanar el mundo.
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  • Creating Sacred Space for Intentional Conversations

    Facilitated Conversations with Reverend Marta I. Valentín

    Friday, December 14, 6 pm – 9 pm at our Hillcrest campus, Room 323 and the Common Room. Rev. Marta I. Valentin would like to meet with all People of Color who attend or work at First UU, as well as the Board, Ministers, and Staff who are not People of Color. (Child care will be available.)

    Saturday, December 15, 10:30 am – 2 pm at The John D. Spreckels Masonic Lodge, 3858 Front St., SD 92103. (The Lodge has a parking lot with about 40 spaces. We encourage carpooling. It’s also an easy 15 minute walk from the Church campus.) Rev. Marta I. Valentin would like to meet with the whole Congregation, its Ministers, Staff and Board of Trustees.

    Please bring your lunch!

    Childcare will be available at the Hillcrest campus on Saturday. Parents/guardians will need to fill out permission slips to cover the possibility a child may need medical attention while the parent/guardian is off-campus. Please pack a lunch for each child.  Read More...

  • Advent Worship Service

    Monday, December 17, 6 pm — 7 pm, Chapel. Advent, the period of time leading up to Christmas, is a season of anticipation and longing. In the darkness, what wisdom and joy grows within us?   Read More...

  • Burrito Project

    Thursday, December 20, 7 pm, Common Room. The Young Adult group invites First Church members and friends to join in our partnership with the Burrito Project, a program that provides material aid for San Diego residents living with hunger and homelessness. Come assemble hundreds of burritos.   Read More...

  • Fridays at First Holiday Recital

    Friday, December 14, 12:30 pm, Bard Hall. Our December recital features our own fabulous First UU String Quartet, featuring Randy Brinton and Robie Evans. This concert will feature many holiday favorites, some new and old with a holiday treats reception included.   Read More...

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  • Come Alive

    "Don't ask what the world needs... Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.  Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."

    ~ Howard Thurman

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