What's Happening at UUSM

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OWL: New Awesome Classes on Relationships and Sex-Ed

September 25, 2022

Our Whole Lives helps young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior. Seventh through ninth graders can register now.


September 2022 Worship Services

September 4, 2022

We look forward to being with you in person or in spirit on Sunday mornings at 10:30 am. September theme: Belonging. Sermons: Humble Heart • Universal Love • Camp Songs • Sounding the Shofar


Welcome to the New News

August 31, 2022

Now the scoop on all things UU Santa Monica can be found right here on the main website at uusm.org/news.


September 2022 Board Highlights

September 21, 2022

The UUSM Board met on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, via Zoom, to review committee work and the congregation’s overall operations.


OWL Teacher Training at UUSM

September 14, 2022

We love OWL!  We want to support OWL!  We are investigating holding an OWL (Our Whole Lives) teacher training for grades 7-9 and 10-12 right here at UU Santa Monica.


Early September Progress: Arizona Lobby Repair Project

September 9, 2022

Work continues on a new foundation, new flooring, new doors, and new energy-efficient windows for our Arizona Avenue Lobby. The structural steel company is on site this week, installing their hold-downs.


Summer Dining for Dollars Is in Full Swing! Calling for Fall/Winter Events

September 8, 2022

Dining for Dollars, UUSM’s member-driven fundraiser, is going strong with a number of summer events already having happened, and more to come.


Come Join Us! September Events at UUSM: Youth RE

September 2, 2022

Check out the AWESOME calendar of Sunday Activities in September and info about a First Friday Fun and Games night on October 7th!


Coming Soon: An Innovative Leadership Development Opportunity

August 31, 2022

Guided by the Leadership Development Task Force, UUSM will be one of five congregations to pilot an exciting new leadership program developed especially for UU congregations.


September 2022 Adult Programs

September 3, 2022

Come, come, whoever you are! Welcome to an exciting journey of questioning, challenging, and celebrating life’s mysteries and wonders.


From Our Minister: Belonging

August 31, 2022

We are in a period of rebirth as a religious community and this mirrors the processes unfolding in the larger world following two years of global struggles.


UUSM the Vote 2022 Update

September 7, 2022

September: Postcard Parties! Our next milestone will be to complete 1,400 postcards by mid-September to promote early voting in Virginia Beach City, VA.


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