Author: Office Administrator

Amah Mutsun Rally for Juristac

Starr King will join over 50 other local groups in protesting the proposed gravel mining operation on Amah Mutsun sacred land.

Amah Mutsun Rally for Juristac

Saturday, September 10, 1-4pm

McEntee Plaza, 70 W Hedding Street, San Jose, CA 95110

Join us in front of the Santa Clara County building to show the strength of our collective determination to protect Juristac!

Rally for Juristac webpage

Rally for Juristac Facebook event page

 

 

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Welcome, Rev. Ruth!

On Sunday, August 21st we officially welcomed our interim minister, Rev. Ruth Rinehart. She will be with us for two years as we transition from one settled minister to another. The interim is a time to look back at our church history, reconnect with our values, and plan for our future. This will be an exciting time for church members, with many opportunities for spiritual development. If you have questions for Rev. Ruth, please get … Read the rest

From the Minister: Feast of Epiphany

The New Year announces the coming of the Three Kings, The Magi/Los Reyes Magos, on January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany. We celebrate their journey and their courage to take a different path. We also celebrate with childlike awe the magical power of a guiding star. Epiphany reminds us to open ourselves and receive the gifts before us. Being open, we can experience magic all around us! There is magic in compassionate words. There … Read the rest

Draft Rules Protecting Frontline Communities’ Health and Safety Issued

From the Peace & Justice Action Team:

On Oct. 21, the California Geologic Energy Management Agency (CalGEM) issued a momentous draft rule banning the permitting of oil and gas wells within 3,200 feet of homes, schools, hospitals, and detention centers after an almost two year wait. Environmental justice groups across the state are celebrating the historic 3,200 ft setback for public health, the most aggressive buffer in the nation, and also are urging Governor Read the rest

Why Choir?

Linli Wang has been our pianist and choir leader at Starr King Unitarian Universalist Church since 2017. She is, simply put, amazing! It is a wonderful time to join the choir or just sit back and enjoy the music.

Woman playing piano as Christmas choir sings

Here are some her reflections from our March 24th worship service:

 

As we feature our choir this month, I wanted to share my testimonial with you all.

Choral singing has always been a significant part … Read the rest

Engaging the Wider Community

The mission of our communications committee is to inform and engage our congregation and the wider community in a way that reflects our shared principles and passions.

I think we can all agree that having greeters at the door on Sunday is important in helping everyone feel our warmth as soon as they approach us. The website and social media should serve the same purpose. They are quite often the first point of contact for … Read the rest