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Welcoming LGBTQ

Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is a congregation of UUs serving the San Francisco Bay area, especially Alameda, Berkeley, Oakland, Piedmont, San Leandro, and nearby communities.

Welcome!

We create loving community
through worship and service to others.

Live Oak is a progressive religious 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.

Live Oak members and friends waving at the camera We look forward to welcoming you! Be our guest in our fully wheelchair accessible home: 1700 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda (in the Christ Episcopal Church building at the corner of Santa Clara and Grand).

Join us in the sanctuary for worship and music on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month (January through December). And for occasional educational or recreational activities, too.

Accessible icon and assisted listening device iconAccessibility is important to us. The sanctuary, guild room, parish hall, bathrooms, and courtyard are wheelchair accessible. We also offer assisted listening devices in the sanctuary. And we have large-print Orders of Service (programs) and hymnals. Just ask the greeter at the welcome table if any of these are useful for you. And please do tell us if you have other needs that we might be able to accommodate.

Children and youth join the adults for the first 15 minutes of each worship service, which includes music and a story for all ages. Children and their teachers then head to their classrooms. Several times a year, the children stay and participate with the adults in a multi-generational service. Children are, of course, always welcome to stay with a parent in the service. Likewise, parents are always welcome to go into the classroom with their child(ren).

Supper after: Many friends and members stay after our programs for a fellowship meal. Everyone is invited to stay to get to know us and to break bread together. We hope you, too, will join us.

For more details, please contact info@uuliveoak.org.

Next Up: Live Oak's Sunday Program

Sunday, October 1, 4:00 p.m.
Social Justice: What Are We Called to Do Now?

Worship led by Jay Roller with guest preacher Eleanor Piez

Eleanor Piez, guest preacherSocial justice these days is an overwhelming challenge. Even while called to step up and out, we wonder where and how. What will be meaningful in today’s context? Can we still live the lives we might have envisioned? What risks should we take? Eleanor will offer a direction rooted in the UU spiritual and theological context.

Eleanor Piez, a lifelong UU and longtime friend of Live Oak, is a candidate for UU ministry, working toward her M.Div. degree at Pacific School of Religion. She has just returned from a year in Annapolis, MD, where she served as Intern Minister with the UU Church of Annapolis and the UU Legislative Ministry of MD. Her interests include spiritual support for social justice activism, facilitating congregation-based justice work, and strengthening Unitarian Universalism in the public square.

 

 

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