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Poor People’s Campaign Will Return to LA on May 16th – UUSM Carpool Plan

April 13, 2022

On May 16, the Poor People’s Campaign will hold a major regional event in downtown Los Angeles. The FIA Peace & Social Justice Committee hopes that UUSM members and friends will join us.


April 2022 Worship Services

April 2, 2022

“Awakening happens. You don’t earn it. You don’t have to be good. You don’t have to be smart. Awakening just happens.”


UUSM to begin ramping up for Get Out The Vote

May 15, 2022

Get Out the Vote meeting, Sunday, May 22, 2022, 9:30 am – 10:30 am, Shade Structure.


From Our Minister: Awakening to Life!

March 30, 2022

As we cross the threshold of the arrival of spring, it is a good time to take inventory of our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.


Searching for Hikers

May 12, 2022

The UUSM hiking group is ready to venture out from our Covid caves to see what interest there is in a hike. Solstice Canyon?


Personal and Spiritual Exploration for Adults, April 2022

March 31, 2022

We invite you to deepen your spiritual life—to live with compassion, integrity, and joy as we nurture beloved community and work together for peace and justice in this world.


Return of Dining for Dollars?

May 12, 2022

As our church returns to in-person worship services, and things begin to feel something like normal again, some of us are wondering if we are ready for Dining for Dollars to return. Remember all the enjoyable company, the entertaining and edifying conversations and the lovely diversity of food prepared by our fellow congregants in the spirit of community? Do you miss it? Miss it enough to participate in a new round of D4$ this summer? Share your thoughts with the committee via a brief Survey.


April 2022 Generous Congregation Supports Planned Parenthood

March 30, 2022

At UUSM, we believe in fighting attacks on women’s reproductive rights. Access to reproductive health care and sex education are threatened and abridged through dangerous bills, regulations, and executive actions. Opponents of safe, legal abortion have stepped up their use of state legislation to thwart…


May 2022 Worship Services

April 29, 2022

We as Unitarian Universalists look forward to being with you in person or in spirit on Sunday mornings at 10:30 am. With this month’s worship theme of Nurturing Beauty, we continue to develop our spiritual practice of co-creating beloved community together.


Bylaws Refresh Town Halls

April 2, 2022

The Bylaws Refresh Task Force is happy to announce they have completed the first draft of proposed bylaws to be considered for adoption at the Annual Meeting in June.


From Our Minister: Nurturing Beauty

April 29, 2022

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a…


Poor People’s Campaign Will Return to LA

April 13, 2022

On May 16, the Poor People’s Campaign will hold a major regional event in downtown Los Angeles. The FIA Peace & Social Justice Committee hopes that UUSM members and friends will join us.


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