August 19, 2022

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August 2022 Worship Services

We as Unitarian Universalists look forward to being with you Sunday mornings. August 2022 Sermons: Feet on the Ground; Truth Tellers and Pot Stirrers; Our Democracy and Bylaws; Ingathering and Water Communion. […]

Faith In Action

What Are Beloved Conversations?

Registration ends August 26 for the Fall 2022 session of “Beloved Conversations,” the faith-formation, anti-racism program. If you’re new to the program, jump right in and help us heal the impact of racism on our lives. Amy Brunell answers the question, “What Are Beloved Conversations?” […]

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Register for Our Sept. 16-18 Camp de Benneville Pines Weekend

Registration is still open for the annual weekend retreat at our beloved Camp de Benneville Pines. Let’s venture September 16 to 18 to beautiful Angeles National Forest near Big Bear. Families and adults of all ages will join in music, hiking, worship, puzzles, art, games, workshops, and UU conversation and community in the spaciousness of the trees and sky. The mountains are calling; let’s go together. […]

Faith In Action

August 2022 Generous Congregation Supports Didi Hirsch

This month, half of our Sunday offerings will go to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. This local nonprofit has been serving those most in need and least able to pay for more than 75 years. They provide high-quality mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention services to children, teens, and adults throughout Los Angeles, and the Dial 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. […]

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July 2022 Worship Services

We as Unitarian Universalists look forward to being with you Sunday mornings. July 2022 Sermons: Wilderness Wandering; Exodus Moments; Center of Beauty; Be Done in Love; I Owe God a Death. […]

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