News

Membership Committee Keeps on Keeping on

How does a Membership Committee accomplish anything at all when the doors to its sanctuary are closed to congregants and visitors alike?  With extraordinary amounts of creativity, hard work, goodwill, and even a lot of fun. Barbara Kernochan had the pleasure of sitting in on a couple of UUSM’s Membership Committee meetings recently and learned a great deal about this mighty crew and their work in these Covid times. […]

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Ministry

Rev. Ernest D. Pipes, Jr. (1926 – 2021)

A Celebration of the Life of Rev. Ernest D. Pipes, Jr. – Saturday, May 1, 2021, 1 PM – It is with sadness that we bring you news of the passing of the Rev. Ernest D. Pipes, Jr.  He served as our Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica for 35 years and then as our Minister Emeritus since 1991. […]

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Governance

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. […]