Live Oak 2052

With celebrating our 30th anniversary this Saturday, I have naturally been thinking about the beginnings of Live Oak. I am so grateful to those brave souls who planted this church! The early days of Live Oak meant a lot of being “always in beta” as they figured out how to...

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UU Identity and Inviting Others

So, a fun thing happened this week in our social media world. I uploaded a short video to Facebook, and it’s been shared over 200 times: In terms of history, this is actually sort of a big deal, in that it represents a change in Unitarian Universalist culture. For a...

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Baby/Child Dedication Oct. 2

Most religions have some type of ceremony to mark the arrival of a baby or child and express the commitment a community gives to the child and their parents – baptism, Bris, etc. For Unitarian Universalists, we have a dedication ceremony, usually done during a regular worship service. This ceremony welcomes the child into our faith (and, especially...

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Can’t Wait to See You!

How’ve you been? My sabbatical is over and I’m grateful for that time to find rest and renewal. Thank you so much for it. I did some reading, a little traveling, and loads of hiking. Mostly, I got the chance to think deeply about all sorts of things. And I...

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Faith Development News

After a nationwide search, the Live Oak DLFD Search Team is thrilled to introduce you to our new Director of Lifespan Faith Development, Christine (Chris) Jarman. Chris holds a wide range of experience in education, making her the ideal candidate for us as we rebuild our faith development program and...

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Transitions and Leavings

My final message to you all was really last Sunday’s worship service. While I shared a lot about me, I want to lift up the words shared at the end of my sermon: If you don’t remember anything else, I hope you remember that everything you do here is faith...

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Faith Development 1.31 to 2.6.22

Due to surge in Omicron cases, we have returned to outdoor worship, weather permitting. RE will be outdoors as well. One worship service at 10 AM, followed by faith development classes at 11. We will continue to livestream worship services. If we are only online for worship, there will be no...

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Faith Development 1.24 to 1.30.22

Due to surge in Omicron cases, we have returned to outdoor worship, weather permitting. RE will be outdoors as well. One worship service at 10 AM, followed by faith development classes at 11. We will continue to livestream worship services.If we are only online for worship, there will be no classes...

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