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  • Gift Cards

    Starting in November we’ll be selling gift cards on the patio every week until Christmas. You’ll be able to get cards that are perfect as stocking stuffers, cards for the stores where you shop, and of course any of the cards you or others might use for groceries, restaurants, pharmacies, gas, clothing and entertainment. Questions?   Read more.

  • 5th Tuesday with JTW

    Tuesday, October 29, 6 pm — 8 pm, Common Room. Join JTW and the Board of Trustees for a conversation about our welcome words for worship. We will discuss ways to ensure our welcome words reflect who we are and who we aspire to be as a congregation, while affirming all who come through our doors.   Read more.

  • Native Truth & Healing California Genocide Conference 2019

    Please find the flyer with information about the Native Truth & Healing California Genocide Conference 2019 HERE.   Read more.

  • The Specialty Bazaar Is Here!

    Saturday, October 12, 8 am — 1 pm! Join us at the Specialty Bazaar to shop for fabulous art and collectibles, fine and costume jewelry, and fashionable hats, scarves and handbags. Just in time for the holidays, this church fundraiser offers great opportunities for unique gifts at bargain prices, and it’s just the thing to spruce up your home or wardrobe without breaking the bank.   Read more.

  • Return Again: A Service Honoring the Jewish High Holy Days

    I want to share the information that this fall we will not be offering our usual service of honoring the Jewish High Holy Days. There are several reasons for this including Ministerial availability; and we’ve also come to understand that the service we’ve been using needs to be re-written to more accurately reflect the needs of Jewish UUs here and to ensure we’re not appropriating another faith’s tradition. I will be setting up a time in the winter months for Jewish UUs t...  Read more.

  • Trick or Treat for UNICEF

    TRICK OR TREAT FOR UNICEF is not just for kids! Boxes will be available at the RE table in Hillcrest and at South Bay. Even if you don't have children, take a box and collect change at work or at home.   Read more.

  • Two Friends of Camp de Benneville Pines Events on Sun. 9/22

    All proceeds are for scholarship funds for Our UU Youth to attend Camp during the rest of 2019 and for summer camps 2020! Here's the scoop: Ice Cream Sundaes will be available for the suggested donation of $1.00 per scoop following First Service. Then come back or, stay for lunch and listen to Our Annual General Assembly Reports & More in Bard Hall.   Read more.

  • Vespers Service: Responding to Gun Violence

    Tuesday (second), October 8, 6 pm — 6:30 pm, Chapel. Your ministers will hold a monthly vespers service in response to rising gun violence in our country. This service will be a time for lamentations, prayer and opportunities for action.   Read more.

  • Introducing Social Justice Sundays!

    Brought to you by the Social Justice Ministry Team. In general, 5th Sundays will feature a justice-themed sermon and programming across both campuses that focuses on a timely and relevant social justice area of concern. Next up on Sunday, September 29: information about generosity offering nominees and speakers on affordable housing, transit & density.   Read more.

  • Social Justice Sunday (SJS), 9/29

    At Hillcrest: Organizations nominated to receive a Generosity Offering next year will be invited to have a patio presence to answer questions and engage in conversation. We’ll also have a panel discussion on affordable housing, transit & density from 1:30 pm — 3 pm in Bard Hall, featuring speakers from Circulate SD, SD City Council President Gomez’s office, City Heights CDC and the Environmental Health Coalition. At South Bay: we’ll be hosting a coffee conversati...  Read more.

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