Lunches for Bunches

Courtyard Shade Structure

Join us under the shade structure after the service as we prepare brown bag lunches for our homeless neighbors.

Bettye Barclay Art Reception

Forbes Hall 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Bettye loves color, especially the ways color can speak to the senses in deep and mysterious ways. She often explores the themes of consciousness and spirituality, which have influenced her life and are the matrix from which her art appears.


Faith in Action: Peace & Social Justice Committee

Warren E. Mathews Conference Room

The Peace & Social Justice Committee works in many ways to put UU values into action in our local community and wider world. All are welcome to join.

Science Nonfiction Book Group “What is Life?” – Zoom/Online


Booklovers come together to explore science and history topics in-depth. This month we will discuss "What is Life? How Chemistry Becomes Biology" by Addy Pross. Living organisms obey all of the laws of physics and chemistry, but they are so much more.

Choir Concert

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Our UUSM Choir presents Elizabeth Alexander’s "Kindling: Small Reflections of a Limitless Faith". This cantata is comprised of stories and discoveries, both intimate and universal, based on Unitarian Universalism’s Six Sources of Religion. A $15 donation is requested.


Hiking Group

Offsite Santa Monica, CA

Join us for an easy hike to explore the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area and Stoneview Nature Center, a relatively new park featuring many creative outdoor exhibits, such as the Bee Hotel and a labyrinth.


Garden Cleanup

Anderson Courtyard 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Join the Green Living and Facilities team for a garden spruce up at UUSM to prepare the grounds and courtyard for our Thanksgiving Feast.


UU Men’s Group


The Men's Group offers the opportunity to participate in a provocative and stimulating discussion. We invite you to get to know us and experience UU perspectives in a meaningful way.

Sunday Worship: Thanksgiving/Thanxgrieving

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

We practice the "both/and" thinking that holds space for the complex realities and many emotions stirred by the holiday season. Rev. Jeremiah Lal Shahbaz Kalendae, preaching