Rev. Joy Atkinson

Rev. Joy Atkinson has recently retired from 25 years as a settled and 16 years as an Accredited Interim Minister. She is Minister Emerita of the UU congregation in San Mateo, where she served for 14 years. Her retirement, she hopes, will give her more time for her favorite hobbies: traveling, amateur astronomy, choral singing, and writing.

For All That Is Our Life

The Thanksgiving-themed sermon will explore cultivating an attitude of gratitude, not just for life’s blessings,  but for our challenges and hardships as well.  Music: Bruce Olstad, piano and Allison Collins, soprano

You Must Be Present To Win

Woody Allen once said that 80% of success is showing up! How can we truly show up for our lives—that is, be fully present and aware? How can we cultivate mindfulness in a world full of details, deadlines and distractions? Music: Aaron Lington, saxophone