Parent Effectiveness Training

For Parent, Grandparents,
and People who work with children and youth

Learn how to stop angry outbursts, increase cooperation and enable children and youth to solve their own problems. It teaches parents, grandparents, and people who care for children and youth how to raise thoughtful, independent, people. Kelly Meier, Certified Instructor and Mom of 2, leads the class in a friendly, easy to apply way.

12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
January 15th – March 12th
(Excludes President’s Weekend, 2/19)

from puzzlement and frustration to understanding
from tantrums, arguments, defiance to cooperation
from rude indifference to initiative and responsibility
from anxiety and helplessness to confidence
form anger, hurt, resentment to respect, trust, and love

Tuition: $299.00 per person, $449.00 per couple (includes textbook and workbook)

To register contact Kelly Meier (619) 876-8402 or
register online at:

Free childcare provided for Fellowship members and regular attendees of the Fellowship. Partial scholarships are available, please contact RE Director, Alison Aguilar Lopez Gutierrez McLeod for childcare or scholarships.

Oct. 23 — Creativity Workshop for All Levels

All are welcome to explore your creative side. For those who have never done art ever before and for artists of all levels. Supplies will be included. There is no wrong way to do this. Muralist and fine art instructor, Linda Luisi will guide you with a fun learning experience.

Questions call Linda: 760-944-8991.

This will be right after service. Bring a snack/drink if you need to.

Oct. 29 — Death Cafe – North County Coastal

For the third consecutive year, UUFSD will be hosting a Death Cafe — an opportunity to talk openly about death and dying in a neutral, confidential and (believe it or not) lively environment. Death Cafe is a non-profit international movement that grows in popularity every year, and many people are now adding the Death Cafe experience to their bucket lists (fittingly so!).

The event is from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 in the Core Area and is free of charge, open to all and offered with no intention of leading participants toward any conclusion, product or course of action. The sole objective of the Death Café experience is to increase awareness of death, while helping people make the most of their lives. This event is always packed and we do expect a waiting list.

You can register at, or email Tiffany Fox for more details.


Oct. 29 — Death Cafe

Death Cafe is a non-profit international movement that brings people together to have a lively conversation about death while enjoying tea and cake. Death Cafes offer an open, neutral and confidential space. This event is open to all and is offered with no intention of leading participants toward any conclusion, product or course of action. The sole objective of the Death Café experience is to increase awareness of death, while helping people make the most of their lives. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required (link will be added later), and while event is free, a small donation is encouraged to help cover related expenses.

For more information, contact

May 18 — To better understand mental illness, hear the stories of hope from people who live with it

“In Our Own Voice” a nationally acclaimed program

Who should attend: Youth through seniors will gain tremendous insight and inspiration.
Presented by: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Coastal San Diego Chapter.

This personal presentation is by two recovering individuals who share their path to recovery.

Wednesday, May 18, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Founder’s Hall

Social Media for Seniors classes are starting!

Don’t be intimidated by the web, instead embrace all the wonders it offers.

Our first class will be Tuesday, March 22nd from 9:30-11 am in the Library. Additional dates April 5th and April 19th.

This is a drop-in class, there is no need to register, HOWEVER RSVP’s are appreciated and the more information you provide about what you want to learn the better! Learn how to increase your ability to communicate and advocate! Prior Social Media experience not required. Bring your sense of humor and a willingness to learn.

Apr. 27 — Lunch and Learn – Climate Action in the San Diego Region

Please join us for a look at what various institutions are doing to prepare the San Diego region for a changing climate. Representatives from the City of San Diego, University of San Diego and The San Diego Foundation will participate in a panel discussion about past, current and future efforts.

An RSVP no later than April 2nd would be appreciated. Please contact Linda Pratt at This will be a VEGETARIAN POT LUCK lunch, so please bring a main dish of your choice to share with the group.

APRIL 10th—Noon to 2:00 PM—Founders Hall

Attend the “Serving with Grace” Course

Begins this Wednesday night! Please REGISTER BEFORE SUNDAY! We invite you to consider our “Serving with Grace” class, as we explore lay leadership as a spiritual practice. This six week course will cover the spirituality of service, self-discovery, the sacredness of “no,” mindful meetings, mission and community, and leadership support. Facilitated by Rev. Meghan, Adrienne McCord and Christie Turner the class will use the book Serving With Grace by Erik Walker Wikstrom. Class will be held six consecutive Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm, February 10- March 16.

“Serving with Grace” is intended to help you understand your work for the church as an integrated aspect of a fully rounded spiritual life and to examine lay leadership as a spiritual practice. Committee chairs and members, volunteers, members of the board, and anyone interested in lay leadership are encouraged to attend.

Copies of the book will be available in the UUFSD Office for purchase ($10.50). Send an email to to indicate your interest.

UUs AND Unions: Why Union Matter to UUs

You won’t want to miss this program that highlights the similarities between our UU principles and the work of unions. Two UU ministers, plus two union leaders and workers will share their life-changing stories. Rev. Jim Grant will moderate the panel. Mickey Kasparian, respected President of UFCW Local 135, is the keynote speaker. Come with open minds and loving hearts.

The program is Saturday, November 21, 8:30-11:30 a.m. on the Hillcrest campus of First UU Church of San Diego, 298 Arbor Street, 92103 (opposite UCSD Medical Center).