Solar Update

  The parking lot solar project is making good progress.  All of the panels have been installed and some of the inverters are in place. Thanks to all for coping very well with the parking limitations during construction.  Take a look, if you haven’t already.  Even park under the shade of the canopy on the … Continued

Sabbatical Update

The UUCPA Board has approved a sabbatical for Dan Harper, our Associate Minister of Religious Education, from October 1, 2017, through February 28, 2018. Two committees have been chosen to make the sabbatical go smoothly. One committee has been charged with hiring a part-time staff person to fill in while Dan is on sabbatical. They … Continued

The South Palo Alto Food Closet

There are baskets in the lobby for food donations to the South Palo Alto Food Closet. It is a grocery program located at the Covenant Presbyterian Church on East Meadow Drive in Palo Alto. This food program is designed to help needy families with children or disabilities by assisting them in their weekly food needs. … Continued

Steward of the Month

Honorees now appear on a bulletin board next to Room 2/3. Check it out!

Ramping Up Clean Energy Generation At UUCPA

Good news! Our church parking lot will soon be shaded by two canopy rows of solar panels, and our church’s roof-top solar array will be upgraded to double its current coverage. This is all in the spirit of creating clean electricity. We will also get four new EV (electric vehicle) chargers installed (we may have … Continued

Helping After Storm Harvey

The Unitarian Universalist Association and Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) have established a joint fund. Half goes to at-risk populations served by UUSC partners and the other half of the funds will support Unitarian Universalist congregations and members of those congregations most affected by the storm. You can donate at, by mail: UUA/Attn: Gift … Continued

The October Brown Bag Book is Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

The October BBB book is Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler (fiction). It is ostensibly a modern take on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, but is much more. “Novels such as … (this) … are like photographs or digital clock faces that tell us where we are and where we are coming from at the same … Continued