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calendar2Community. Courage. Love. Diversity. Generosity. Joy. These are the cornerstones of our congregation.  Since 1876, the Unitarian Society has been a beacon of progressive religion in Santa Barbara. If you are seeking a religion that speaks to your mind as well as your heart, a spiritual community with doors wide open to the world, you are welcome here. To quote the poet Mary Oliver, "What will you do with your one wild and precious life?"

EVENTS

 

2016-17 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN AND MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

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Take your place in a community of generous and loving people who are making a difference in the world.

USSB HOSTS DISTRICT ASSEMBLY!

April 29 and 30. We need you to help us welcome hundreds of UUs from around the Pacific Southwest to our beautiful campus. Fun and easy volunteer opportunities for everyone, as well as interesting workshops, dynamic speakers and inspiring worship! Sign up at Social Hour or contact Chris Shorb to find out how to help. Click here for information and for registration and volunteer sign-up links.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

An ongoing group that meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Click here for more information.

Women's Retreat

Welcoming Our Community of Women: Deepening Our Connections! A USSB Women’s Retreat will be held June 3 – 5, 2016 at USSB. Click here for more information.

Visit Our Upcoming Events Page

For more information on our Women's Group, Science Night, Book Discussion Group, and more, click here.

SERVICES

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News

 
  • Apr 28 Thursday
    Volunteer Opportunities at USSB

    Volunteers make the Unitarian Society go 'round! We have many opportunities for Members and... Read All...

  • Apr 23 Saturday
    Beach Cleanup!

    Join Rev. Caitlin and Santa Barbara Channelkeeper for a multigenerational beach cleanup on Saturday,... Read All...

  • Apr 24 Sunday
    Come to a Passover Seder at USSB

    Tired of cooking matzohs, making haroset, don’t want to find those bitter herbs?... Read All...

  • Apr 7 Thursday
    USSB Hosts District Assembly!

    Pacific Southwest District Assembly April 29-30 “Draw the Circle Wide” Hundreds of Unitarian... Read All...

  • Mar 21 Monday
    Women's Retreat Registration Now Open

    Registration for the USSB Women's Retreat is open now through May 9 (or... Read All...

  • Mar 17 Thursday
    Join the Shower Trailer Volunteer Team!

    “Showers of Blessing” will begin offering free showers to the homeless from our... Read All...

  • Mar 17 Thursday
    International Transgender Day of Visibility

    This year Santa Barbara celebrates the International Transgender Day of Visibility for the... Read All...

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"For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love." - Carl Sagan

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