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April 1, 2023

Meaningful Discussions at March PS&J Meeting

April 8, 2023

The Peace & Social Justice (PS&J) Committee meeting is a great place to talk to like-minded people about the important issues that are meaningful to us all, and allows us to act on our faith in significant ways.


Emerging Abundance Profile: Larry Weiner

March 31, 2023

Though Larry is retired, he and Laura have raised their 2023–24 pledge and provided a one-time gift. Because creating a more loving world is the most important work they do.


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.


April 2023 Adult Programs

March 31, 2023

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


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


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.”


March 2023 Board Highlights

March 31, 2023

The UUSM Board of Directors met on Tuesday, March 14, to hear updates on various aspects of the church’s operations and activities.


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.


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.


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.


February 2023 Board Highlights

March 31, 2023

The UUSM Board of Directors Tuesday, February 14, to hear updates on various aspects of the church’s operations and activities.


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.


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.


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