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Surfer at Santa Monica

Endless Summer? Single Service at 10:00 am Continues

UUSM will continue with a single service on Sundays at 10:00 am. Staying at one service at least through the end of October 2019 is an experiment intended to keep us moving in a positive direction. Probably not forever, but we will gather momentum behind our new minister and DRE as we work to build membership. […]


Greetings from our Minister

The compelling ministry before us will touch upon the very heart of congregational life. We will explore mission, vision, and the covenants that bind us to each other and to the larger world. This is truly a time for a holistic reflection on the essence of beloved community and what is required of each of us to be transformed by liberal religious community. […]

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