Category: News

Recent events of interest to the congregation

Starr King is Hiring: Zoom Tech

The church is looking for somebody to provide technical support for our Sunday worship services. We do not hire church members, but please pass along the job description if you know somebody who might want to work with us!

Zoom Tech

Hourly Rate: $20-$25/hour depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: 3 hours/week – 10 am – 1 pm on … Read the rest

Welcome, Rev. Elizabeth Sollie!

We are glad to announce that Reverend Elizabeth Sollie will serve as our interim minister from 2023-2025! Part of her role with us is good ministry: preaching, pastoral care, and officiating the rites of passage and life transitions that arise in every community. She will also be helping us explore who we are as a church and how we relate … Read the rest

Stewardship Season Begins

Stewardship – the protection of something considered worth caring for and preserving. Something precious.

Have you noticed a new energy in our church?  I have.  You can see it in budding flowers and budding bushes, cottage meetings, congregational conversation sessions, laughing out of doors, singing without masks, and laughing at jokes from the pulpit, to name only a few. Spring Read the rest

Covid-19 Restrictions Changing

The Board of Trustees, on the recommendation of the COVID Working Group (Mary Swain, Corina Vasaure, Rev. Ruth Rinehart, and Mileva Saulo Lewis), voted on 7 February, to lift the restrictions initiated at the height of the COVID Pandemic.  As of 19 February 2023:

  • Masks are OPTIONAL
  • Eating & Drinking are permitted in the Fellowship Hall
  • Singing without masks is
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Religious Education Report 2023

From Jeffrey Melcher, our Religious Education consultant:

Dear SKUU community,
There is always more to say, to write, and to care about. My time with Starr King UU Church has been a rewarding and engaging experience for me. It has reminded me of why I love being involved with UU communities and those passionate about engaging in whole family
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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 Read the rest

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, … Read the rest