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Frequently Asked Questions

Click on a question that interests you to read a brief answer. Further questions? Please contact our church office: fucsj@sanjoseuu.org; 408-292-3858. Or come visit us on Sunday morning to receive answers in person.

Sunday Morning

What time are services?
What are Sunday services like?
What should my children and I wear to this church?

Who is Welcome?

How do I meet other people? How do I get involved?
Are all people welcome in this congregation?
Will I fit in?
Am I welcome if I have physical limitations?
Are gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people welcome in this congregation?
Are there GLBT members?

Are there any people of color in the congregation?

What About the Children?

Is there child care or Sunday school during church?
What do children learn in your Religious Education program?
If my children don’t want to go to the nursery or Religious Education, can they stay with me during the service?
Are there other church-related activities for children and youth?

What Happens Here?

How does Unitarian Universalism differ from other churches I may have attended?
Does your congregation have diverse beliefs?
Do you have any symbol like the cross or menorah?
What’s the mission of your church?
What kinds of activities does the church offer?
What are the six round tablets on either side of the chancel?
What is the pattern on the carpet in the center of your round sanctuary?

How Do I Get Involved?

How is the church supported financially?
How do I join the church?
What do I do if I have other questions?





If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further.

-Mahatma Gandhi