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Upcoming Sunday Services & Programs at Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Worship_leader_Stromer_inviting_embracing_meditationJoin us on Sundays! We offer spirited and thoughtful worship services -- plus fellowship -- two (2) Sundays a month (1st and 3rd Sundays of each month) at 4:00 p.m. at 1700 Santa Clara Avenue in Alameda (in the sanctuary of Christ Episcopal Church).

Kids of all ages are always welcome to stay in the sanctuary with their parent(s). We often have a few young ones there. At the back of the sanctuary there is a carpeted area with a child-sized table and chairs, art supplies, and a few toys for kids. There are also a few cloth bags with quiet toys that children may play with as they sit in the pews by a parent. Some kids choose to sit in the back and quietly read or play. (We hope soon to once again offer a children's religious exploration program as an alternative for kids (preschool age & older.)

We are always delighted when visitors join members and friends after worship to chat or ask questions. And many stay for a fellowship Accessible icon and assisted listening device iconmeal. It's a terrific opportunity to get to know a few people as we break bread together. We hope you will consider joining us for the meal.

Accessibility 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 for any of these. And please do tell us if you have other needs that we might be able to accommodate.

Upcoming Sunday Programs

Live Oak UU welcomes you to join us for worship and fellowship twice a month -- on 1st and 3rd Sundays (January through December). Upcoming service descriptions are listed below.

On the 2nd Sunday of the month (October through May) we offer adult exploration of a range of spiritual topics through both shared readings and thought-provoking discussion (no pre-work required).

Worship: Sunday, August 2, at 4:00 p.m.
Saving the Best for Last: The Art & Practice of Keeping Your Best Days in Front of You
Worship Leaders: Guest Speaker Kai Marks and Jay Roller

In uncertain times, it can be tempting to fear that our best days are behind us. But whatever our chronological age and life challenges may be, there is always room for inspiration, the opportunity for a miracle, or the moment when we choose to become the person we have always wanted to be. Sometimes, just when we think our chance has passed, we discover that, somehow, the universe has saved the best for last.

Join us on-line (not in person) (at our usual 4:00 p.m. meeting time), using your computer or smart phone and Zoom. We will send an email to our regular attendeess, members, and friends with a link and instructions on how to access the service.


Worship: Sunday, August 16, at 4:00 p.m.
To Be Happy and Useful
Worship Leaders: Kate Hand and Peter Hand

The Dalai Lama says “What is the purpose of life? To be happy and useful.” Join Kate and Peter Hand as they explore how this wisdom is needed now more than ever.

Join us on-line (not in person) (at our usual 4:00 p.m. meeting time), using your computer or smart phone and Zoom. We will send an email to our regular attendeess, members, and friends with a link and instructions on how to access the service.


If you are NOT on the Live Oak UU email list, please feel free to ask for access to any of our worship services by sending an email to info@uuliveoak.org. 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.

 

 

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