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09/11/2021

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Are you looking for ways to make a deeper connection with members of the congregation and have spiritual growth? Small Group Ministries is a great way to explore that. Sign up now for the fall sessions that start in early October!

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09/10/2021

Sunday, September 12, 10:50 AM, Worship Service Livestream "New Eyes and Not Afraid" led by Senior Minister Rev. Vanessa Rush Southern, #livestream #september12 #neweyes #notafraid #uusfmedia

Explorer: September 9, 2021 09/09/2021

Explorer: September 9, 2021

Check out the September 8 edition of The Explorer, our Family Ministries Newsletter

Explorer: September 9, 2021 Opening Sunday is around the corner, and we are excited to welcome you back to church. This week's FLAME included an update on our plans for reopening for worship, Sunday School, and protocols for group meetings and outside renters. A huge thank-you to all of our experts - public health workers, epi...

UUSF: Stage One Reopening Announcement 09/08/2021

UUSF: Stage One Reopening Announcement

Full details of our Stage One Reopening Plans

UUSF: Stage One Reopening Announcement This week the Board Executive Team has approved the reopening plans for Worship, Sunday School, and general building use. The plans and the policies proposed were made by two groups that had some overlap in membership. First is the COVID Advisory Team, a group headed by Carrie Steere-Salazar as the....

In Our Hands Is Placed a Power 09/06/2021

In Our Hands Is Placed a Power

Miss our September 5 Sunday Service? You can watch all or parts of it on YouTube

In Our Hands Is Placed a Power Sunday, September 5, 10:50 AM, Worship Service Livestream"In Our Hands Is Placed a Power"Rev. Millie Phillips, Guest Minister, preachingWelcome to our annual...

In Our Hands Is Placed a Power 09/05/2021

In Our Hands Is Placed a Power

WE ARE LIVE! Join us right now on YouTube for this week's Sunday Worship Service "In Our Hands Is Placed a Power" with Rev. Millie Phillips, Guest Minister

In Our Hands Is Placed a Power Sunday, September 5, 10:50 AM, Worship Service Livestream"In Our Hands Is Placed a Power"Rev. Millie Phillips, Guest Minister, preachingWelcome to our annual...

09/04/2021

Join us Sunday, September 5 at 11:00 a.m. to watch "In Our Hands Is Placed a Power" with Rev. Millie Phillips, Guest Minister

Welcome to our annual Labor Day service, where we celebrate the contributions to social justice by the labor movement both currently and historically. As has been true for several years now, we will be joined by members of San Francisco's labor union choir Rockin' Solidarity. Hard times have always been here for the vast majority of the world's population, but now all of us are at critical crossroads, and which roads we take over the next decade or two may determine the very survival of humanity. As we make these life-or-death choices, what can we learn from both the victories and defeats of organized labor?

#UU #Unitarian #Universalist #unitarianuniversalist #unitarianuniversalism #SanFrancisco #California #bayarea

Join us Sunday, September 5 at 11:00 a.m. to watch "In Our Hands Is Placed a Power" with Rev. Millie Phillips, Guest Minister

Welcome to our annual Labor Day service, where we celebrate the contributions to social justice by the labor movement both currently and historically. As has been true for several years now, we will be joined by members of San Francisco's labor union choir Rockin' Solidarity. Hard times have always been here for the vast majority of the world's population, but now all of us are at critical crossroads, and which roads we take over the next decade or two may determine the very survival of humanity. As we make these life-or-death choices, what can we learn from both the victories and defeats of organized labor?

#UU #Unitarian #Universalist #unitarianuniversalist #unitarianuniversalism #SanFrancisco #California #bayarea

An Ingathering Greeting from UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray 09/02/2021

An Ingathering Greeting from UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray

Take a few moments to here this soothing message from the UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Grey: Ingathering In Complicated Times.

An Ingathering Greeting from UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray At its core, Ingathering is a ritual that celebrates the value and meaning of religious community. There is great healing and sustaining power in our faith, ...

Hoodslam, the Bay Area's 'accidental phenomenon,' is back 09/01/2021

Hoodslam, the Bay Area's 'accidental phenomenon,' is back

One of our own, Wonder Dave, is in this article about an underground wrestling league he hosts and commentates for! There is even a fun photo of him if you look hard enough ;-D #unitarianuniversalist #unitarianuniversalism

Hoodslam, the Bay Area's 'accidental phenomenon,' is back As a man dressed as a BART train flies through the air and lands on an opponent with a...

08/31/2021

We are happy to announce our classes for Fall 2021, with more on the way! More information and registration on our website: https://www.uusf.org/are
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We are happy to announce our classes for Fall 2021, with more on the way! More information and registration on our website: https://www.uusf.org/are
#unitarianuniversalist #unitarianuniversalism

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Small Group Ministries 08/30/2021

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Small Group Ministries

Are you looking for ways to make a deeper connection with members of the congregation and have spiritual growth? Small Group Ministries is a great way to explore that. Sign up now for the fall sessions that start in early October!

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Small Group Ministries Meet new people, share your life, explore interesting topics and grow spiritually in a welcoming setting! Small Group Ministry invites anyone who is interested – members, friends, and newcomers - to sign up for the fall 2021 through spring 2022 sessions. Each group of about 10 people meets for two...

The Power of Focus 08/30/2021

The Power of Focus

Miss our August 29 Sunday Service? You can watch all or parts of it on YouTube

The Power of Focus Sunday, August 29, 10:50 AM, Worship Service LivestreamRev. Vanessa Rush Southern, Senior Minister preachingSteve Jobs is famous for his message on focus, th...

The Power of Focus 08/29/2021

The Power of Focus

WE ARE LIVE! Join us right now on YouTube for this week's Sunday Worship Service "The Power of Focus" with Rev. Vanessa Rush Southern, Senior Minister.

The Power of Focus Sunday, August 29, 10:50 AM, Worship Service LivestreamRev. Vanessa Rush Southern, Senior Minister preachingSteve Jobs is famous for his message on focus, th...

08/27/2021

Voting rights rally at UUSF!

Voting rights rally at UUSF!

08/26/2021

Join us Friday morning for a rally in support of voting rights.

Join us Friday morning for a rally in support of voting rights.

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Small Group Ministries 08/24/2021

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Small Group Ministries

Are you looking for ways to make a deeper connection with members of the congregation and have spiritual growth? Small Group Ministries is a great way to explore that. Sign up now for the fall sessions that start in early October!

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Small Group Ministries Meet new people, share your life, explore interesting topics and grow spiritually in a welcoming setting! Small Group Ministry invites anyone who is interested – members, friends, and newcomers - to sign up for the fall 2021 through spring 2022 sessions. Each group of about 10 people meets for two...

Defining Citizenship by Taking It Away 08/23/2021

Defining Citizenship by Taking It Away

Defining Citizenship by Taking It Away Citizenship stripping exemplifies the bundle of contradictions that is the United States of America.

I Know Nothing 08/23/2021

I Know Nothing

Miss our August 22 Sunday Service? You can watch all or parts of it on YouTube

I Know Nothing Sunday, August 22, 10:50 AM, Worship Service Livestream"I Know Nothing"Rev. J.D. Benson, Guest Minister, preachingIn the millions of acres of trees, in the d...

I Know Nothing 08/22/2021

I Know Nothing

WE ARE LIVE! Join us right now on YouTube for this week's Sunday Worship Service "I Know Nothing" with Rev. J.D. Benson, Guest Minister

I Know Nothing Sunday, August 22, 10:50 AM, Worship Service Livestream"I Know Nothing"Rev. J.D. Benson, Guest Minister, preachingIn the millions of acres of trees, in the d...

Explorer: August 19, 20201 08/19/2021

Explorer: August 19, 20201

Read this week's Explorer. Learn about Family Ministry and Sunday School @ UUSF.

Explorer: August 19, 20201 We hope you and your family enjoyed a summer adventure or two. This week begins the transition from summer to school. Big changes! Fingers crossed that things went smoothly at your home. We want to use this week's Explorer to update you on our current plans for the coming church year.

THE DYNAMITE: Online Hangout this Saturday, Picnic in Two Weeks 08/17/2021

THE DYNAMITE: Online Hangout this Saturday, Picnic in Two Weeks

Check out the August 17 edition of THE DYNAMITE, our 20s and 30s Newsletter.

THE DYNAMITE: Online Hangout this Saturday, Picnic in Two Weeks Thanks for reading "THE DYNAMITE," the First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco 20s and 30s Newsletter. Bold items are new or updated.

08/17/2021

Our DRUUMM Beat Newsletter for August 2021 is now available. Gratitude for sharing within your congregations and communities. In this issue:

* Registration open for the DRUUMM Regional Caucuses on September 18th
* Why Solidarity is Between the Black Community and the AAPI Community is Essential by Alex Jobe-Lee
* Remembering Our Diving Self - BIPOC Wellness Workshop details

...and more! See the full August 2021 issue and back issues at our website.

https://www.druumm.org/who-are-we/druumm-beat-newsletter/

SF Residents Protest Against Great Highway's Reopening to Car Traffic 08/16/2021

SF Residents Protest Against Great Highway's Reopening to Car Traffic

UUSF Member Nancy J. Buffum is quoted extensively in this article, check it out!

(Note: UUSF has not taken a position on the Great Highway reopening and our posting this article should not be construed as endorsement.)

SF Residents Protest Against Great Highway's Reopening to Car Traffic Starting Monday in San Francisco, a stretch of the Great Highway will reopen to weekday traffic.

Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair 08/16/2021

Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair

Miss our August 15 Sunday Service? You can watch all or parts of it on YouTube

Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair Sunday, August 15, 10:50 AM, Worship Service Livestream"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair"Rev. Mary McKinnon Ganz, Guest Minist...

Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair 08/15/2021

Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair

WE ARE LIVE! Join us right now on YouTube for this week's Sunday Worship Service "Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair" with Rev. Mary McKinnon Ganz, Guest Minister

Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair Sunday, August 15, 10:50 AM, Worship Service Livestream"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair"Rev. Mary McKinnon Ganz, Guest Minist...

"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair" - August 13, 2021 08/14/2021

"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair" - August 13, 2021

Read our August 13 Livestream edition of The Flame, our Friday update. uusf.org/livestream

"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair" - August 13, 2021 Anyone is welcome to join our community for our Virtual Coffee Hour, immediately following the Sunday Worship Service. Coffee not required.

General Assembly 2022 Theme Contest 08/12/2021

General Assembly 2022 Theme Contest

General Assembly 2022 Theme Contest Share with us your suggestion for a theme for the UUA General Assembly, June 22-26, 2022. GA 2022 will be a multi-platform event where attendees can choose to register as a virtual attendee or as an in-person attendee in Portland, Oregon. If your theme is selected you will receive a complimentary vi...

Unseen in Plain Sight: Navigating the Unbearable Whiteness of Beauty Culture 08/12/2021

Unseen in Plain Sight: Navigating the Unbearable Whiteness of Beauty Culture

Unseen in Plain Sight: Navigating the Unbearable Whiteness of Beauty Culture By Perpetua Charles | Two years ago, my partner and I took a small getaway to Portland, ME. To feel confident on this trip, I was going to need my best early spring outfits and my trusty travel makeup bag. At the time, my natural curls were cropped close to my head, and to be honest, the stylist had...

08/12/2021

The Wild Parrots of 1187 Franklin Street #cherry-headed conures

"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair" The Flame - August 11, 2021 08/12/2021

"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair" The Flame - August 11, 2021

Get in the know with the August 11 edition of The Flame, our weekly update. uusf.org/flame

"Deep Time: Stories We Tell the Children, and the Work of Repair" The Flame - August 11, 2021 Anyone is welcome to join our community for our Virtual Coffee Hour, immediately following the Sunday Worship Service. Coffee not required.

Dismantling White Supremacy Culture in Worship 08/10/2021

Dismantling White Supremacy Culture in Worship

Dismantling White Supremacy Culture in Worship When we learn to dismantle the markers and habits of white supremacy in our worship life, we get free together.

Honor the Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples to Solve the Climate Crisis - Unitarian Universalist Service Committee 08/09/2021

Honor the Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples to Solve the Climate Crisis - Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

Honor the Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples to Solve the Climate Crisis - Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Lifting up the stories of global Indigenous communities in partnership with Cultural Survival

08/09/2021

UUMFE Summer Giveaway! | Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth

UUMFE Summer Giveaway! | Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth Summer Time - and the campaigns for climate justice continue. Get your End-of-Summer reading and UUMFE gear for any donation of $100 or more.

Sinking In To Ordinary Time (August 8, 2021) 08/09/2021

Sinking In To Ordinary Time (August 8, 2021)

Miss our August 8 Sunday Service? You can watch all or parts of it on YouTube

Sinking In To Ordinary Time (August 8, 2021) Sinking In To Ordinary TimeSunday, August 8, 10:50 AM, Worship Service LivestreamRev. Alyson Jacks, Associate Minister, preachingIn both the Christian and Je...

Sinking In To Ordinary Time (August 8, 2021) 08/08/2021

Sinking In To Ordinary Time (August 8, 2021)

WE ARE LIVE! Join us right now on YouTube for this week's Sunday Worship Service "Sinking In To Ordinary Time" with Rev. Alyson Jacks, Associate Minister

Sinking In To Ordinary Time (August 8, 2021) Sinking In To Ordinary TimeSunday, August 8, 10:50 AM, Worship Service LivestreamRev. Alyson Jacks, Associate Minister, preachingIn both the Christian and Je...

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1187 Franklin St
San Francisco, CA
94109

General information

Services are held every Sunday at 11am and go till about 12:15pm. Our address is 1187 Franklin street (at Geary). On-street free parking is available in the surrounding area, but please arrive early to give yourself time to find a space. Is the church accessible for those with disabilities? Yes. A wheelchair ramp to the entrance is accessible from Geary Blvd, in the westbound direction, between Franklin and Gough. Are children welcome? Yes! Child care for ages 5 and under is available year-round. Children over 5 are invited to attend Religious Education classes or attend services. Drop-ins to R.E. classes are welcome. Please see the Religious Education page for current schedules of classes and activities for children and youth. What should I wear? Dress is casual. Wear what is comfortable for you. Some people dress more formally, and that's fine too. What can I expect when I visit your service? A typical service includes thoughtful readings or personal stories from our minister or church members, musical performances, singing together, and a sermon by our minister. Visit the Sermon Archive to listen to past services and view orders of service. The topic for the upcoming Sunday service is announced on Thursday in our online newsletter, The Flame, which is viewable on our home page. Will someone try to "sell me" on your church? I don't like to be pressured. We want to make every visitor feel welcomed and comfortable. You will not be pressured or given a "sales pitch." Please visit our welcome table and meet with our friendly greeters. What's going on before and after the service? On most Sundays before service we hold a Community Forum at 9:30am to hear interesting speakers on current topics followed by a discussion. Stay after the service to meet activity groups, check out books, and have a cup of fair trade coffee. Various groups within our community often serve lunch in return for a small donation. Please visit the welcome table and meet our greeters before or after the service. Where can I find a schedule of upcoming events and activities? See our online weekly newsletter, The Flame, on the home page. The Flame announces planned events for the upcoming Sunday and week, including the Forum, children's activities, lunches, and other events. The Flame is published on Thursday mornings. Our monthly newsletter also announces all the events for the current month. Can I be involved in activities, if I’m not a member? Membership is not a requirement for many activities: art and music, social action, and just plain socializing are open to all. Spiritual seekers may also be attracted to the Insight Meditation Community, Pagan Interest Group, and Small Group Ministries.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 4pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Sunday 9am - 2pm
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Компания "Отдых и туризм"