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Virtual Field Trip

Let’s take advantage of how accessible online worship is and spend a Sunday visiting another service.

On Sunday, July 25, we’re inviting you on a virtual field trip to another UU congregation. Why? Because we are better together! Here are some ideas of where you might … read more.

Our New Church Building: Creating a New UUCP Space

Celebrant: Ryan Urie

Who are the people re-building our church? How are they doing it? What is it like inside? This service will have interviews with the building contractor, Tom Golis, and site manager, Roger Shattuck, whose thoughtful work is creating our soon-to-be church. We will … read more.

The Hymns We Love, and Why We Love Them

Celebrant: Ryan Urie

Music has always been a joyful center of Sunday services. Our Unitarian Universalist hymnal, “Singing the Living Tradition,” contains many songs that we know and love. This Sunday, we will hear from several members telling us which hymns are most meaningful to them … read more.

Free, Brave, Glowing Hearts: the Power of National Anthems

Service Leader: Rev. Dana Worsnop

Rev. Dana Worsnop of the UU Church of Ventura will reflect on a clear-eyed love of country – embracing an awareness of the gifts and the failings of our nation and others lands.

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Sunday Morning Worship: UUA General Assembly

Join us for the largest annual gathering of UUs joining in worship. Last year more than 10,000 screens tuned in to the watch the Sunday Morning Worship at GA!
Recognizing the importance of shared ministry and the many innovative approaches to worship created by congregations … read more.

It Takes Practice

Service Leader: Matt Meyer
Our favorite songs, whoever the artist or whatever the style, were created in a strange alchemy of study and inspiration, of strict practice and of letting go. Spiritual Practice is a similar combination of dedication, muscle memory, and perhaps a little … read more.

Save Our Wild Selves: Love in an Age of Extinction

Special Guest: Steve Hawley

This talk will parse the joys and sorrows of my 20 years as an environmental activist. Even a casual glance at what’s happening to the planet reveals that most environmental causes and campaigns are failing. In biology, it is worth noting that … read more.

Music Sunday

Service Leaders: Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens & Dr. Paul Thompson
Our music director’s swan song. We’ll hear special music from the choir, the Jellybeans, Paul and Susan and more. Prepare to sing and rejoice!

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In Memoriam

Service Leader: Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens

This Memorial Day weekend, we’ll attempt a fuller reckoning of the true cost of our nation’s addiction to war and violence that includes the lingering psychological effects of multiple deployments, the militarization of the police, and the epidemic of mass … read more.

Called Forth

Service Leader: Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevens and Ryan Urie

Our annual bridging service will lift up life transitions while inviting us into reflections around the way life continually calls us forward into learning & growth.

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