Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Fremont, California       A spiritual community of open minds,
                                  nurturing growth and healing in ourselves and all people.
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July 15, 2015
Greetings!Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel  


Hooray, it is the week I wait for all year long! No, not because it is the last week before my summer vacation, but because this Sunday is Baseball Sunday!


If you have not been a part of this tradition before, you are in for a treat as we indulge in a unique double-header: First we will share a fun and meaningful service in Cole Hall Stadium, celebrating our national pastime,  including baseball themed hymns and a sermon about the spirituality of the Knuckleball.  And then after the service, those of us with tickets (and as of this writing there are still a few available, more info below) will go see the Oakland A's take on the visiting Minnesota Twins. We have seen some great games over the years and I am sure we will again this year too.


So come join me and your Mission Peak UU family for a great day of baseball!


Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel

Minister of Mission Peak UU Congregation

Fremont, CA.


Cell: 510.936.1632 


Preferred appointment times: Tue-Thur 11am-6pm


Available by appointment all days except Monday 

This Sunday's Service -  July 19, 2015

Baseball Sunday  


These days baseball is dominated by flamethrowers who can pitch around 100 mph with incredible control. But a few pitchers remain true to an ancient and mysterious pitching strategy completely at odds with the modern power and control approach. This moundsman instead relies on a pitch so beguiling even they do not know where it will go, and so slow a child could hit it if they did know where it would end up. Come learn about the mystery and spirituality of the knuckleball as we once again transform our worship space into Cole Hall Stadium and our service into a day at the ballpark.


And after the service join us for a trip to see the Oakland A's play the Minnesota Twins - tickets are still available, more info below!
Leading the service will be Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel and Worship Associate DeAnna Alm.  Music will be provided by Eric Niessner.    
Baseball Sunday
This Year Baseball Sunday is July 19 - Get Your A's Tickets Now!

After the service on Baseball Sunday, July 19, those who are interested will head up to the Oakland Coliseum to attend the 1:00 Oakland A's vs the Minnesota Twins game.  This is a fun MPUUC tradition and a great family event.  Tickets are $18 each.  Reserve your tickets now!!  Please call or email Jen King (or sign up after the Sunday service) if you would like tickets.  She will arrange to get the tickets to you and collect payment.
Adult Education - Fall 2015

Request for Class Proposals - Adult Education - Fall 2015

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

- Dalai Lama


No one learns as much about a subject as one who is forced to teach it.

 - Peter F. Drucker


The Adult Education Committee is seeking proposals for classes for the fall quarter - September through November of 2015. This is an opportunity for you to share what you know with others.


Past topics have included meditation, Jesus, healthy eating, compassionate communication, drumming, building your own theology, art and spirituality, the Enneagram, joy of movement, and celebration of the sacred feminine. Classes can vary from one-time events to meeting every week.


How can you submit a proposal? Contact Linda Messia at 510 792-1539 or lmessia@yahoo.com with your course information.


Please submit your proposal no later than July 6th.
Sunday Services Volunteers
Sunday Services Committee

We are in need of several volunteers on the 4th Sunday of the month for the position listed below.

Please contact  Yvonne Hughes, Sunday Services Team Coordinator @yvonnehughes47@comcast.net if you can help.


1. Someone to bring goodies
2. Someone to help with Set-up (Work with partner)

Community Office Hours
Rev. Nickel's upcoming dates

I am always interested in suggestions for new places, times and ways that this could work better for you, so if you have an idea, please drop me a line, it is as easy as clicking right here.  And of course I am also always available by personal appointment all days except Monday.


Thursday, July 16   
3 PM - 5 PM
Mission Coffee  
151 Washington Blvd 

Thursday, August 27
11 AM - 1 PM 
Mission Coffee 
151 Washington Blvd 
Mission Peak UU
Calendar of Upcoming Events

July 12
Jeremy's Coffee Hours 3-5 pm

Committee on Ministry Meeting 7-9 pm

Mission Peak UU Baseball Sunday A's Game vs Minnesota Twins 1-4 pm


August 1

Who We Are

Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fremont was founded in 1993. We are a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.


Mission Peak members determine its policies, choose its minister, and support it financially.


We affirm and promote these UUA Principles and Purposes:

  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
  • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations
  • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in our society at large
  • The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all
  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part

We invite you to join us and add your commitment to ours. Mission Peak is a living and changing congregation, responsive to the spiritual needs of its members. With the leadership of our minister, we search for ways to fulfill ourselves as individuals and as a community. Joining us is a commitment to this process. 


Our mailing address is:

P.O. Box 545 Fremont, CA 94537-0545

or click here to contact us directly  



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