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This Week's Sermon

October 22: How Wolves Change Rivers & The Blessing of the Animals

Our First Service will ask, Does our awareness of our environment matter in an age of global warming? Does it matter how we relate to one another on a planet shrunk by technology and fear? Rev. Leslie Takahashi will examine how the concept of interdependence, so central to our faith, is being played out and resisted in our greater world and what we can do about it. Our Second Service will be, The Blessing of the Animals. As we model interdependence, we will conduct this service on the patio and all well-mannered animals are invited to attend this special service where we acknowledge the way that the animals in our lives connect us to a larger world of joy, care and comfort. Rev. Leslie Takahashi and friends will lead this multi-generational service on the patio!

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We Work for Justice

MDUUC is a rich and varied community with many, many groups pursuing many, many interests and expressions of our living religious tradition. Throughout the year, we offer a multitude of special chances to connect and celebrate together.

  • Economic
  • Racial
  • Food and Water
  • Environment
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • Immigration Reform
  • LGBTQ rights
  • Interfaith Partnerships

Rev. Leslie's Blog

Feel Like Going Faster

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.” How many of us feel as if we need to go faster and faster…

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The Majesty of The Moon

On Thursday, I saw the moon set and also saw it rise. In the morning I was on my way to an early appointment when I saw it set with…

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Sunday Services – 9:15 am & 11:15 am

     Religious Education for Children – 11:15

Meditation  Sundays at 9:00 am

Vespers – First and Third Wednesdays at 5:30 pm

Last Week's Sermon

October 15: Put A Ring On It

In the immortal words of 21st century theologian Beyonce, "If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it." Part our new Minister for Engagement and Justice,…

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Latest News

DACA Sanctuary Resolution at MDUUC

At their September 19th meeting the MDUUC Board of Trustees requested that the Sanctuary Task Force draft a resolution for the congregation to consider at the October 22nd meeting of…

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Weekly at MDUUC

Thursdays 6:30-7:30 in the Sancutary

Community Dinner:
Thursdays -5:30 – 7:00 in Bortin Hall starting in October

Winter Nights Shelter

The Winter Nights Program in Contra Costa County, CA provides a clean, safe, and warm facility at night and a daytime services center during winter for homeless families with children.  The program will serve up to 30 persons at any given time.

Sign up to help here.

The Winter Nights Rotating Shelter Program  is a project of the Social Justice Alliance of the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County

Living Our Values…

Welcoming Congregation

Welcoming Congregation

Brave, curious, and compassionate in thought and action. Wanting to make a difference for good. Standing on the side of love, justice, and peace.

Green Sanctuary

Green Sanctuary

We treat the world more gently by using fewer resources and being mindful of the choices we make, both as a congregation and as households.

Solar Powered

Solar Powered

In March 2012 SunPower completed the installation of photo voltaic panels at MDUUC which generates a large share of our electricity consumption.

Giving Orchard

Giving Orchard

In cooperation with The Urban Farmers, planted 90 fruit trees on our property. The trees are now nearing maturity and next summer the fruit will be harvested and donated to those in need.

We are creatures of connection, called to build communities: family, friends, nation, world. This community-building is not a passive activity; it takes intention and effort.

– Carol Sue Cain