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From Our Minister: Emerging Into Our Abundance

March 30, 2023

Our Stewardship Campaign has launched and your support is critical to our continued flourishing as we emerge from the pandemic and into our abundance.


Emerging Abundance Profile: Sarah Robson

March 28, 2023

Sarah believes in our shared values, and the promises of liberal religion in changing the world for the better. For 2023–24, she increased her pledge to the visionary level


UU Santa Monica takes on a special Common Read: “Mistakes and Miracles”

March 25, 2023

Mistakes and Miracles, this year’s UUA and UUSM Common Read, invites us into a deep and important congregational conversation about living into our aspirations for beloved community.


Apology to Santa Monica’s African American Residents

March 16, 2023

“The City of Santa Monica acknowledges over a century of racial injustice and discrimination against African Americans that have resulted in systemically racist policies that continue to exclude and discriminate against African Americans.”


Dining for Dollars is Back for 2023: Memorial Day to New Year’s Day

March 26, 2023

Dining for Dollars is UUSM’s premier member-driven fundraiser. We all can contribute, either by hosting an event or by bidding on and attending an event.


Rev. Jeremiah to be part of Empowering Women panel discussion

March 17, 2023

Rev. Jeremiah is participating in a panel discussion, “Interdisciplinary Perspective on How to Empower Women,” presented by the Beverly Hills Bar Association, on Wednesday, March 29, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm.


March 2023 Worship Services

March 2, 2023

Sunday morning services at 10:30 am in March: Lessons from Gate 4-A; Finding Your Light: The Vulnerability of Radical Self Love; Whirling with Dervishes; Stewardship: Emerging into Our Abundance.


Coming of Age Program Extends to the Fall

March 15, 2023

The fall Coming of Age program for tweens and young teens will have more room for deeper conversations on faith, spirituality, identity, self-growth, community, and service.


OWL Escapes to Camp de Benneville

March 14, 2023

Adult volunteers and OWL youths had a fabulous retreat at Camp de Benneville in February, sharing both snowy fun and thoughtful discussions.


Living in Harmony with Each Other and Our Earth: 2023 Pacific Southwest Service Area Assembly

March 4, 2023

Come share in an assortment of workshops, two keynote speakers, meals, wine tasting, nature preserve walk, worship, and song on April 21-23 at Unitarian Universalists San Luis Obispo.


From Our Minister: A Vulnerable Heart

March 3, 2023

Springtime is on the horizon even as the cool weather and heavy rains of the winter make it seem otherwise. This is also our stewardship season, a time when we recommit to supporting our beloved community.


March 2023 Adult Programs

March 1, 2023

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


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