BFUU members, friends and community,

Welcome to the member information area!

Here you will find links, documents, images, etc. that pertain specifically to BFUU members and membership. These resources are open to the public. For private member information (your pledge, BFUU Member Directory, etc.) please call the office at 510-841-4824 ext. 1 or email

Pledge forms and reduction/waiver requests for July 2022-June 2023 can be accessed here:

Selections from the BFUU By-Laws
PRIVILEGES OF MEMBERSHIP: An Adult Member may chair a committee; serve as a Board Member; receive publications of the Pacific Central District, the Unitarian Universalist Association, and the Fellowship; members may, on a yearly basis and dependent on availability and based on current policy have free use of the Fellowship facilities for personal celebrations, weddings, memorials and child dedications; members may be listed in the Fellowship Directory. After 30 days of membership, Adult Members are entitled to vote at congregational meetings.
FRIEND, AN ALTERNATE TO MEMBERSHIP: An individual may choose to be a Friend to the Fellowship and rather than making a financial pledge of record, donate financially as he or she chooses. Friends are not counted for the Fellowship’s fair share financial contributions to the Pacific Central District and Unitarian Universalist Association, and do not receive their publications. A Friend may serve as committee member, be listed in the Fellowship Directory and receive Fellowship publications. A Friend is not entitled to vote at congregational meetings.

*A Member may request an exception to pledging a **fair share amount, or to maintaining the level of a pledge already made, by contacting a Board Member to have the situation considered in confidence on a case-by-case basis. (You may just complete the Pledge Reduction or Waiver Form and email to

No one is turned away solely for lack of funds.

**Fair Share Pledge = $89/year;
Gross Income Suggested Giving:
Full Tithe =10% per year; Visionary = 5%-6% per year;
Sustainer = 2.5%-5%; Supporter = 2%-3.5%

Volunteer Areas

AV Operator

Buildings and Grounds Committee
Caring Committee
  Providing Transportation
  Community Service Projects
Hospitality / Worship Service
  (an easy way to make connections)
   Set Up
   Clean Up
Lifespan Religious Exploration
   Children’s Program
   Adult’s Program
Membership Committee
   Volunteer Coordinator
  Voice / Instrument:
  Event Host/Door
  Event Promotion
  Creating Flyers/Mktg Mtls
Personnel Committee
Social Justice Committee
Social Justice Ministry
Social Media
Technical Support for events and/or Worship Services
Worship Services planning
Zoom support

If you have an item you think should be added to this carefully curated members section, please contact or call 510-841-4824 ext. 1. Suggestions may then be routed to BFUU Board of Trustees, BFUU Leaders and/or BFUU Committee Chairs or others as appropriate.