Rev Maria Cristina is officially on summer break. However, if urgent matters come up, please contact the office or Karen Cook of the Pastoral Care Committee at

Upcoming Adult RE 6/24 

On June 24th from 10 am to 12 noon – Aging in the 21st Century – Myths and Realities; Jennifer Winters, PhD, GNP, RN, Nurse Gerontologist, Faculty, California State University East Bay. To be held in the Sanctuary. Questions? Contact Mileva Lewis at or 510-537-6405.

It’s Summer Funshop Time!
Do you have a talent that you would like to share with the children of our congregation? Summer Funshops are a great way to get involved with the kids in a limited fashion. You choose your subject and a partner and wow the kids with music, dance, food, crafts, drama, technology or whatever else you love to do. Signup board is in Fellowship Hall. Just choose a date and your all set.

Volunteers Needed
South Hayward Parish (SHP) needs volunteers to wash towels from the showers. If interested, please contact Ralph Morales at  510-785-3663.

Coffee Sign Ups
There is a new signup list for Sunday Coffee, help is needed with set up, refreshments and clean up. You can sign up individually or as a committee. Please see

Castro Valley Pride, Saturday July 8th

At Castro Valley high school is coming up on Saturday July 8th.   There will be a Starr King booth at this event.   There will be a sign-up sheet for all those who wish to volunteer to help with this event (set up, be at the booth at different times of the day, tearing down, etc.) on the back tables in the fellowship room.   Please contact Doris Wolff for more information or questions. There will also be a PFLAG booth. Please contact Ruth DeSmidt for more information about the PFLAG booth. Thank You to All for a Successful Fire Drill! Especially Our Safety Monitors! Thanks to everyone who was here on Sunday May 28th and participated in Starr King Church’s first ever Fire Drill.  You all excelled at exiting the building quickly and without much ado.  Thank you so much for the cooperation. A special thank you to our Safety Monitors: Lea Casini, Rene Castle, Roy Dickerson, Dirk Dino, Will Fitch, Walt Korus, David Middleton, Allison Prout, Beth Ogilvie.

Raise Money for Starr King by Registering for eScrip and shopping locally.
We get 3% of your total purchases at grocery stores like Lucky, Food Maxx and Save Mart, as well as many local restaurants, such as Black Angus on Hesperian and Ghazni (the Afghani restaurant near A St and 2nd St in Hayward). To create an account at, choose “Starr King Unitarian Church” as the non-profit to receive benefits, and enter the phone number(s) you have linked with your Lucky Rewards account.  If you don’t have a Lucky  Rewards account, create one here:  Then anytime you use that phone number when you make your purchase at Lucky, Starr King will get credit.

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