On this Earth Day service, we welcome special guest Marcos Vargas. He is not only a social justice leader in the Santa Barbara community, he is also a Sundancer in the Lakota tradition and is committed to supporting the leadership of indigenous communities as … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Julia Hamilton
Join Rev. Julia Hamilton and special guest Imam Yama Niazi for a service exploring the meaning of the month of Ramadan in the Islamic tradition.
In the Christian tradition, Easter is greeted at sunrise with trumpets and jubilation, celebrating the grand, mythic story of resurrection and redemption. But more often than not, change happens slowly and deepens over time – what if resurrection is not a moment, but a movement?
Laura McTighe was born in Baltimore and raised in our country’s movements to end AIDS and prisons. Over the last 20+ years, she’s been part of multiple organizations at such intersections as Prison Health News, TEACH Outside, and Project UNSHACKLE. Today, she is assistant professor … read more.
. . . since we began meeting online instead of in person. Since we learned to sing “Wash, wash, whoever you are . . .” and started measuring the distance between us. And yet despite the physical distance, and all the challenges, we have laughed … read more.
With Shelley Tochluch, PhD, & our local UU Ministers
Join Rev. Julia and our Central Coast Cluster of UU congregations for a special service and guest speaker. Calls to stand in solidarity for racial justice have been loud and clear. How do we take action? How … read more.
Join in our celebration of the ordination of Nicholas Filzen, who served a two-year internship at USSB (2018-2020) and who is now launching into his ministerial calling.
2:00 pm, online, Zoom meeting ID: 941 1670 6528
What does it mean to be “from” somewhere? How long before you are “an old-timer”? This Sunday we explore migration, settlement, indigeneity, and the common desire of all people to live in safety and peace.
*This weekend, faith communities all over Santa Barbara have made a … read more.
“How we respond to failure — our own, or others’ — can mean the difference between despair and transformation, between isolation and beloved community”
— Rev. Gretchen Haley
When we come out of our isolation after this pandemic is over, there may be hurts or disappointments … read more.
Join with thousands of other UUs across the nation for this unique service! Bringing together worship leaders and musicians from across the country, this Sunday will offer hopeful, moving, and challenging reminders about what we, as Unitarian Universalists, are called to do, and be, in … read more.