Groups of Live Oak

One of the things members have said they appreciate during this time are all the opportunities to connect with others. We have many groups to choose from, but especially if you’re new to Live Oak, it may be difficult to differentiate between them. So here … read more.

Faith Development 9.21 to 9.27.20

Family Faith Development – (Children & Youth) 

September 27th is the final session in our elementary curriculum, Love Surrounds Us. On October 11 we will begin a 12-session unit called, “Building Anti-Racist UUs.” It is written for two age groups, K-2 and 3rd-5th, so who would like … read more.

Living Out the Best Narrative

We’ve been talking, as a church, about the narrative we are creating right now, the story of “Live Oak During the Pandemic.” Stories are powerful things. In the book Systemic Interventions for Collective and National Trauma, researcher Michal Shamai looked at the groups who survived … read more.

Continuous Learning

I’ve noticed something about myself over the years. I love to learn new things and like the challenge of poring over information and letting it sink into my brain. I relish teaching my muscles to do something new and the powerful feeling that comes from … read more.

Living the Story

Last week, Live Oak members and friends gathered for a Town Hall after the worship service. The question to discuss: what do we want the story of “Live Oak During the Pandemic” to be?

We went into breakout groups for our discussions, then reported back … read more.

Slow Church

At a recent meeting with colleagues, one of them said something about doing slow church right now. That really resonated with me. Not because it is less work, but because it is a way of seeing the time we do spend together as a sacred … read more.

Faith Development 9.7 to 9.13.20

Faith Development Activities

Family Faith Development – (Children & Youth) 

New to Live Oak? If you are interested in visiting a class, and are not registered for RE, please send me an email at

Attending and not already registered? A link for RE registration is in the right … read more.


When I was a young adult, my parents sold my childhood home, put most of their belongings in storage, and became full-time RVers, traveling the country. With the self-centeredness that most of us are allowed with our parents, I wondered what this meant for me … read more.

Back to School

Or sort of…

I’ve been thinking about all you families out there, making sacrifices to make online learning work, or making the decision to send your child back to in-person school. Here is the blessing I offered on 8/16 for families.

A Blessing for Starting School

Blessings on … read more.