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“Becoming You” – Sunday Service at UUSM on April 11, 2021

Watch our online Sunday morning service live at 10 am on Facebook, on the website, or on YouTube.

A lovely musical prelude by pianist Ryan Humphrey precedes the service beginning at 9:45 am. The service itself begins at 10 am. To interact with the video (likes, hearts, comments), you must be watching on Facebook and logged in to your account, but you can watch it on any of the websites without an account.

A link to the YouTube video will be available in the monthly Sunday Services newsletter post and on the website (lower left). Visit the UUSantaMonica YouTube channel for more videos.


Facebook Live Video

April 2021 Worship Services

We as Unitarian Universalists look forward to being with you ONLINE and in spirit on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. April 4 “Easter,” April 11 “Becoming You,” April 18 “Light upon Light,” April 25 “Earth Sunday: A Spring for Change.” With this month’s worship theme of Becoming, we continue to develop our spiritual practice of co-creating beloved community together. […]

From Our Minister

From Our Minister: Becoming

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud  was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. -Anais Nin Easter, Passover, Ramazan, and Earth Day all grace April along […]

Dining for Dollars

Dining for Dollars is BACK! 

Our beloved community’s Dining for Dollars program is BACK! Although we are not quite ready to return to in-person events, in May we will have the UUSM Spring Auction, which is our way of doing Dining for Dollars online. You’re invited to participate. […]


Consider Coming to Camp

Consider coming to camp — really, start considering it now.  After having to cancel our de Benneville weekend last year, UUSM’s camp committee is putting hope on the calendar.  Save the dates — September 17, […]

Filling the glass

Bylaws Refresh Task Force 2021

Our Bylaws are about to be refreshed! Last amended in 2013, let’s bring them into alignment with UUA recommendations and create a foundation for our future.  Working closely with our Minister and Board liaison, the newly formed Bylaws Refresh Task Force will review the current bylaws, and make recommendations to reflect current circumstances, thinking and our Church’s vision. […]

Church History by Charles Haskell

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