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Día de Los Muertos 2018: Embrace “The Dark”

November 22, 2018

Our multigenerational Day of the Dead service on October 28 had actors for The Dark, by Lemony Snicket, teach us to look past our fear and see what the unknown has to offer.

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Learning to Work Together, Starting with Our Fall UUSM Board Retreat

November 8, 2018

If you were in the middle of the ocean on a sailing trip with some friends when a storm hit and your ship wrecked…If you could only salvage 15 items…

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Personal and Spiritual Development Classes – November 2018

November 1, 2018

Learning and exploration is about transformation of the individual, our community, and the larger society. Participation helps us grow in wisdom, compassion, and ethical living. See our upcoming activities, programs,…

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On Memory, Growth, and Change as We Come Into Our Covenant

October 29, 2018

The Seven Principles don’t directly mention it, but memory is an important part of striving to be a justice-based community. The act of remembrance is the building block by which…

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I Love Where My Journey Has Led Me

October 27, 2018

African Proverb: “Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi,” which translates as: “It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten.”  For my credentialing program…

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November Worship Services

October 28, 2018

Join us each Sunday as we celebrate and worship as a community. Sunday, November 4 • An Open Letter to President Trump • SERVICES AT 9 AM AND 11 AM…

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You’re Invited! November 2018

October 28, 2018

Check out the calendar at www.UUSM.org for more details on special events and our regular activities and interest groups. Except where specifically indicated, the public is warmly welcomed. Special Events…

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Freethinker Forum: Sexuality and Consent

November 20, 2018

Join AAHS (Agnostics, Atheists, Humanists and Secularists) of UU Santa Monica at our special November Freethinker Forum on Sunday, November 25, 1 to 3 pm in the Sanctuary, for a discussion of…

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November Art Wall: Reed Poverny

October 26, 2018

Reflections An Exhibition by Reed Poverny The Opening Reception for Reflections by Reed Poverny will be held on Sunday, November 4th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm. Poverny will be…

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D4$ “Beauty and the Beast” Sing-Along Saturday, Nov. 10

October 25, 2018

Bonjour! Beauties, Beasts, and all Villagers in between are welcome to sing-along until the last petal drops on Saturday evening, November 10. The Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (2017 live…

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Pledge Year Redefined

October 22, 2018

As you may have heard, we are changing our calendar-year pledge cycle to instead track our church’s fiscal year, which begins on July 1. Having a more accurate picture of…

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Young Adults Are Back!

October 25, 2018

When I first started talking with the Young Adults at church about a meeting, I told them, “I’ll be happy if we get five people at brunch.” They were confident…

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Conversations and Connections

October 24, 2018

Please join us for “Conversations and Connections” on Saturday, November 17, from 10 am to noon in the cottage. This program will provide our church community the opportunity to develop…

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To the Glory of Life: About “Memory”

October 23, 2018

Dear Friends, My religion is a good memory. And it’s come to me, a bit at a time. Scraps of synaptic data carefully culled together. There is an art to…

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UUSM NEWS TEAM

Managing Editor: Pam Teplitz
Editors: Barbara Andres, Sheila Cummins, Elizabeth Fuller, Joyce Holmen, Lois Hutchinson, Pam Teplitz
Photography: Carol Ring, Roy Patience
Staff Liaison: Esther Chase
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