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We are … An open and loving multicultural community Seekers of all ages, encouraging questions and growing into the answers Inspired by many sources of wisdom Dedicated to becoming agents of compassion, social justice, healing, and joy.


Join Us Sunday @ 11 a.m.
May 8/ 8 de mayo / Service in English / Servicio in Inglés
May Theme: Letting Go / Tema de mayo: Dejar ir
Arrive early to enjoy Albanza at 10:15 a.m
Llegue temprano para disfrutar Albanza a las 10:15 a.m.

“To My Chosen Mother”

This Celebration Sunday, when all ages join us for worship in the sanctuary, we focus on stories that lift up the qualities of mothering that we all want to receive and to give: loyalty to our highest values, love beyond all borders, patience, compassion, and a fierce willingness to fight for what we believe in. Whether we have ever had—or have ever been—a mother like that, today we can “choose our mother”! Join us for a very special Mamas Day!

Worship Leader: the Rev. Nancy Palmer Jones;
Worship Associate: Jeff Norment

“A mi madre elegida"

Este domingo de celebración, cuando todas las edades nos unimos para el servicio religioso en el santuario, nos centramos en historias que elevan las cualidades de la maternidad que todos queremos recibir y dar: lealtad a nuestros más altos valores, el amor más allá de todas las fronteras, paciencia, compasión y una feroz voluntad para luchar por lo que creemos. Si nunca hemos tenido—o si hemos alguna vez tenido —una madre así, hoy podemos "elegir nuestra madre"!Únete a nosotros para un día muy especial de Mamás!

Dirige: la Rev. Nancy Palmer Jones;
Asociado de Culto: Jeff Norment

Standing on the Side of Love

Venga Este Domingo / Servicio en Espanol y Inglés
Todos los domingos / Every Sunday @ 10:15 a.m.

Alabanza: Half-hour Multicultural Small Group Ministry Gathering

Come join us for this simple half-hour prayer-meditation service (without sermon) at 10:15 a.m. in a mixture of English and Spanish in the library. Accessible and welcoming to all, this service provides time to sing, meditate, and reflect in a small group in preparation for the service at 11:00.

Alabanza: Media Hora de Reunión del Pequeño Grupo del Ministerio Multicultural

Venga a unirse a nosotros para este servicio simple de oración-meditación de media hora (sin sermón) a las 10:15 horas en una mezcla de inglés y español en la biblioteca. Accesible e incluyente para todos, este servicio ofrece tiempo para cantar, meditar y reflexionar en un pequeño grupo en preparación para el servicio de las 11:00.


Nursery: Birth - 5 years
Location: Nursery, Church’s Lower Level

Our paid staff provide a loving presence and engage children in games, stories and crafts with seasonal and holiday themes.

1st–4th Grades: All children and youth stay in the Sanctuary for an intergenerational Mother’s Day service.

5th-8th Grades: All children and youth stay in the Sanctuary for an intergenerational Mother’s Day service.

9th – 12th Grades
All children and youth stay in the Sanctuary for an intergenerational Mother’s Day service.

A young adult group for ages 18-35 meets biweekly in the Youth Room on alternating Sundays and Tuesdays! We use the UU curriculum “Finding Your Path” by Michael Tino to explore who we are and where our passion and the needs of the world intersect in order to live a more meaningful life. Contact Emily Carroll faithlovegratitude@gmail.com to get on the email list and check Facebook: First Unitarian Church of San Jose Young Adults for next meeting times. We hope to see you there!

If you’re new to our church or have any questions about the religious education program, please contact Sabbatical Religious Educator Emily Carroll faithlovegratitude@gmail.com.

Check out Rev. Geoff’s blog on The Spiritual Journey of a Child through Our Faith Community and to see descriptions of our children and youth programs for 2015-16.

Please contact Rev. Geoff, GRimositis@gmail.com if you would like to learn more.

Church Office Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., but closed at noon for an hour break.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Closed

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Somos … Una comunidad multicultural abierta y amorosa Buscadores de todas edades que estimulamos el planteamiento de preguntas, buscando entender las respuestasInspirados por muchas fuentes de sabiduría Dedicados a convertirnos en agentes de la compasión, la justicia social, la sanidad y el gozo.