Sunday Worship: Face the Music and Dance

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Church member, popular guest speaker, and UCLA oncology chaplain, Michael Eselun will explore the dance we do between acceptance and self-compassion. Sue Bickford will be our worship associate.

Sunday: December 25th Gathering

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Although there will be no usual Church Service, we will be open Sunday, December 25th from 10:30 - 11:30 am for anyone who wants to be at church on this day.

Saturday: Holy Starlight: a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Rev. Jeremiah Lal Shahbaz Kalendae & Rev. Dr. Kikanza Nuri-Robins, Ministers; Amy Brunell, Worship Associate. Join us for a special Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, followed by refreshments and fellowship.

Sunday Worship: Winter Festivals of Light

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Rev. Jeremiah Lal Shahbaz Kalendae, preaching, JoAn Peters, Worship Associate. Let us explore ancient festivals of light as celebrated with sacred stories from many traditions.

Sunday Worship: Our Liberal Religious Values

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Rev. Jeremiah Lal Shahbaz Kalendae, preaching, Robbert Schalekamp, Worship Associate. Join us as we explore the values that bind us together as Unitarian Universalists.

Youth Religious Education – Listening Sessions

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Are you concerned about the youth in our congregation? Are you involved in YRE?  Have you been involved in YRE? Our consulting minister would like to hear from you. 

Free

Sunday Worship: I Wonder as I Wander

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

What do our wonderings say about who we are and what is important to us? Are only looking for answers? Rev. Dr. Kikanza Nuri-Robins, preaching; Sue Bickford, Worship Associate

Sunday Worship: Mindful Living

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Join us as we journey with Jesus and the Buddha this Sunday and consider what it means to "wake up." Rev. Jeremiah Kalendae, preaching; Cassie Winters, Worship Associate

Sunday Worship: Thanksgiving/Thanxgrieving

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

We practice the "both/and" thinking that holds space for the complex realities and many emotions stirred by the holiday season. Rev. Jeremiah Lal Shahbaz Kalendae, preaching

Choir Concert

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Our UUSM Choir presents Elizabeth Alexander’s "Kindling: Small Reflections of a Limitless Faith". This cantata is comprised of stories and discoveries, both intimate and universal, based on Unitarian Universalism’s Six Sources of Religion. A $15 donation is requested.

$15.00

Sunday Worship: Antidotes to White Supremacy Culture

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

We explore the anti-racist and counter-oppressive cultural transformation happening throughout society and in our liberal congregations. Rev. Jeremiah Kalendae; Cassie Winters

Sunday Worship: Best Day of the Year

Sanctuary 1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

What will you do with your extra hour? How might you prioritize this precious gift of more time? Rev. Dr. Kikanza Nuri Robins, preaching; Chela Metzger, Worship Associate