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Guest at your Table

GAYT is the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) annual program that highlights people around the world who have been helped by UUSC.  If you want to get the children involved, here’s what you can do: Pick up a Guest at Your Table box at UUCPA. These are small cardboard boxes that sit on your dinner … Continued

Change In UUCPA’s December Justice Partner

The Action Council would like to inform the congregation of a change in UUCPA’s December Justice Partner. As approved at the Annual meeting last April, the Justice Partner for December was intended to be two programs of the Adolescent Counseling Service (ACS): Outlet and On-campus Counseling. Unfortunately, this fall the Palo Alto school district did … Continued

Giving Report

Thank you for your generosity! With the offerings in October’s services, we gave $600.40 to our justice partner, the Opportunity Center of the Mid-Peninsula. Our dollars are helping to make a better world.

Brown Bag Book Discussion Group – Jan Updates

The January BBB book selection is Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (non fiction) by J.D. Vance. “[Vance’s] description of the culture he grew up in is essential reading for this moment in history.” (David Books, NYT) “A compassionate, discerning sociological analysis … Combining thoughtful inquiry with firsthand experience, … … Continued

Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale Needs Your Donations

The Holiday Bazaar needs your donations!  If you have holiday items to donate, please bring them to the office during the month of November.   Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale

Rejuvenating the Oleander

We don’t want to shock anyone with how bare it might look temporarily, so the Landscape Committee is giving you this heads up: the enormous oleander shrubs along the entrance driveway are going to be coppiced, or cut down to stubs. They will grow fresh stems from the base and will flower again this summer. … Continued

Andre Fleet joins UUCPA Board

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Andre Fleet has been appointed to the UUCPA Board of Trustees. She will hold the Small Groups Portfolio and serve until the board elections in April. Andre is replacing Brooke Bishara who needed to resign from the board due to the time pressures of her new job. … Continued

Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Relational Covenant

We of the UUCPA have adopted this Covenant to inspire and guide our interactions with one another. We come together to create a community committed to a free, open and loving search for spiritual meaning. Our community calls on each of us to extend compassion and kindness; to act from courage rather than fear; to … Continued