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We create loving community
through worship and service to others.

Live Oak is a progressive spiritual community in the heart of Alameda. We walk diverse paths to find meaning and purpose but are united by our belief in the worth and dignity of all, and the obligation to express our faith through acts of justice and compassion. Join us as we create a diverse, spirit-growing, justice-seeking community.

The church building where we usually meet IS CURRENTLY CLOSED, BUT WE ARE NOT!

While the campus is closed, we continue to meet for worship and fellowship -- ONLINE -- on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at our usual time -- 4:00 p.m.! Join us for worship. If you are not on our regular email list but would like to experience one of our on-line services, send a request to Give us a bit of info about yourself and how best to reach you in the future and we'll send you a link to join us in worship for our next service. (Next service date and topic is listed below.

If you regularly receive emails from Live Oak UU Fellowship about upcoming worship services (and other activities), you will receive an email with access information for this Sunday's worship service.

For more details, please contact

Next Live Oak UU Worship Service

Worship: Sunday, November 1, 4 p.m.

On Serial Killers and Superheroes

Join Worship Leaders Kate Hand and Jim Freschi as Kate recalls her run-in with a serial killer, and Jim explores our country's longing for truth, justice, and the American way as we approach the brink of the most important election of our lifetimes.

To access the service on Zoom, please send a request to and he will send you the code. 

If you are NOT on the Live Oak UU email list, please feel free to ask for access to this worship service by sending an email to NOTE: You can also enjoy most of our services on our "Past Homilies & Reflections" page, a few days after each service. Anyone is welcome to listen to recordings of previous worship service elements.


During the Covid-19 pandemic, Live Oak Fellowship is practicing social distancing by meeting online only -- the first and third Sundays of each month at 4:00 p.m. To join us as a guest, please send an email asking for access to our on-line worship service. Send that email to no later than noon the day of an upcoming worship service. We'll be delighted to have you join us. It looks like this will be our method of gathering for a while. We will work together to create the same loving connection we have when we are able to gather in the sanctuary together.


We want everyone to be well and stay safe. We will continue to stay in touch with members and friends and to update this site with any news. Until then, please take care of yourselves, your friends and your loved ones. We are thinking of you and will stay connected in other ways. Be well. ~ from both your Live Oak UU Worship Team and the Live Oak UU Board of Trustees.

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