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June 2023 Worship Services

June 2, 2023

Sunday morning services at 10:30 am in June: Your Heart’s Delight; Youth Religious Education; Our Ministry of All the People; UUA General Assembly.


From Our Minister: The Delight of Summer 

June 1, 2023

We must bless pleasure as an act of resistance to the forces that exhaust, diminish, and dehumanize. In experiencing delight, we are reminded of the jubilation of existence and our lives.


June 2023 Generous Congregation Supports the Transgender Law Center

June 3, 2023

This month, half of our Sunday offerings will go to the Transgender Law Center.


March with UUSM in the LA Pride Parade on Sunday, June 11th!

May 29, 2023

Grab your best T-shirt, hat, and water bottle! This year’s parade is again on Sunday morning, June 11th.


Youth RE Events: Delights of Summer

May 30, 2023

Are you ready for summer? The kids sure are! Join us on Sundays with open hearts and minds in June and beyond. And remember to register for Youth Camps at de Benneville.


June 2023 Adult Programs

May 31, 2023

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


May 2023 Board Highlights

May 30, 2023

The UUSM Board of Directors met on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, to review monthly reports and discuss various church activities. Board Members present at roll call included President Eileen McCormack,…


Friendly Coffee Hour

May 23, 2023

If you enjoy the friendly conversation during coffee hour every Sunday, consider joining the team.


UUSM Marches for Religious Tolerance, Peace and Justice

May 28, 2023

Ten inspired marchers from UUSM joined many others in the 8th Annual Interfaith Solidarity March, sponsored by Institute for Religious Tolerance, Peace and Justice (IRTPJ), on April 30, 2023.


UUSM is Going Solar!

May 21, 2023

UUSM members are elated to finally add renewable energy generation to their 1930s campus at Arizona and 18th. It will save the church approximately $200/month in electric bills.


Zoom Meeting to Discuss Changes to UUA Article II: UU Principles and Sources

May 16, 2023

A total revisioning of the UU Seven Principles and Six Sources contained in Article II of the UUA Bylaws is being proposed.


Church Finance and 2023–24 Budget Update

May 6, 2023

We are optimistic as we look to the future, moving toward strong financial health. UUSM offers an update before we vote on the budget at our Annual Meeting, June 18.


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