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Annual Pledge Drive Kick-Off

UUFSC is able to grow the Beloved Community because of the generosity of time, treasure, and talent from YOU, our members and friends. The Annual Pledge Drive kicks off on Sunday, March 12th, and wraps up on Sunday, April 2nd. Please be sure to check your mail for a letter from this year’s Pledge Drive … Continued

Financial Best Practices for Congregations Workshop

The Board of Trustees is hosting a Financial Best Practices workshop with Rev. Jan Christian from the Unitarian Universalist Association. Via video-conference Rev. Christian will help us understand the financial management practices recommended for congregations like ours. All interested members are welcome to join. The workshop will be held on Sunday, March 5th at 11:45 … Continued

New to UU Classes Forming

Rev. Darcy will lead a three part series for people new to UUFSC. Classes will meet in the Education Building and run from 11:45 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The first session is March 12th and the topic will be “Where UUism Comes From; Where We are Going.” On March 26th participants will discuss “How UUs … Continued

UUs Invited to Shabbat Service Friday February 10th, 7:00 p.m. at Synagogue

Rev. Darcy and Rabbi Shalom are doing a pulpit exchange, where she is offering a reflection at Congregation Beth Shalom’s Friday night service and Rabbi Shalom is offering a reflection on Sunday morning at our UU service on February 12th. Please join Rev. Darcy on Friday evening at Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave, Modesto, CA 95350.

Spirituality and Environmentalism in Judaism and Unitarian Universalism

Join Rev. Darcy Baxter and Rabbi Shalom Bochner on Tuesday, February 7th at Congregation Beth Shalom, as they explore how our religious traditions offer us the spiritual grounding for the caring of our precious Earth. Congregation Beth Shalom is located at  1705 Sherwood Ave. in Modesto. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. and ends at … Continued

Exploring Whiteness & Showing Up For Racial Justice

Does the culture of Whiteness feel like a sickness in your soul? Do you wonder how white folks can more effectively do the work of fighting racism and oppression in our community? Then join Rev. Darcy Baxter and Rev. Wayne Bridegroom for this opening meeting of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), a national network … Continued

Compassion and Solidarity Vigil

Join faith leaders and community members from around our region as we gather to celebrate the values of compassion, solidarity, and hospitality. We will hear brief reflections from faith leaders and sing together and share ways to continue our work of solidarity, compassion and hospitality.  Sunday January 22nd 2:00, 10th St Plaza, Modesto. Organizers are: … Continued

Mission Statement Reflection and Feedback Meetings

The Committee on Shared Ministry is looking forward to getting your feedback on our proposed Mission Statement. This is your opportunity to act on our 5th Principle: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregation and in society at large. There will be three sessions to ensure that as … Continued

Are You Ready for the Auction?

Our annual auction and fundraising dinner is scheduled for Saturday October 22 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1528 Oakdale Road in Modesto. Mary Lee and her team have been selling tickets before church each Sunday. If you’ve been to the auction before you know what great fun it is! Wonderful food, all kinds of goods and … Continued

Annual Auction and Dinner Coming Soon

Our annual auction and fundraising dinner is scheduled for Saturday October 22 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1528 Oakdale Road in Modesto. This year’s theme is Arabian Nights. Tickets are $25 and are on sale every Sunday before church. Mary Lee and her team take cash, checks, and credit cards for the tickets, as well as for … Continued