What’s New

Women’s Empowerment Fund

You have until Sunday, October 15 to get in your application to fund your project. Applications are available in the office, or contact Rachel Aarons with your questions. You can make a difference for women. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Are you a woman in our congregation with a project benefiting other women?… Read more »

2017-18 Board Nominations Announced

CANDIDATES FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION AT THE USSB ANNUAL MEETING, JUNE 4, 2017 The Nominating Committee is charged by the congregation’s bylaws to submit a slate of candidates for vacancies on the USSB Board of Trustees prior to our Annual Meeting. We are very pleased to present the following candidates for your vote on June 4…. Read more »

Send Us a Picture! Of You!

We’ve got two great things going on right now, and we need you to help make the magic happen. Please send us a photo – your favorite picture of yourself. First, we are creating our new membership database, and it will include pictures in the directory – but only if you give us a photo!… Read more »

Help the Shower Trailer!

The Showers of Blessings shower trailer is serving more people than ever, and many wait in line for up to two hours before they can bathe. Organizers are asking for donations of individually-wrapped granola bars or Rice Krispie treats, they really give people a lift while they wait. Other needs: disposable razors, men’s boxer briefs… Read more »

Children’s RE Needs Your Donations!

One of the things I love most about being part of this loving community is that I can take pride in our capacity to welcome and support friends and members of USSB. Unfortunately, the Santa Barbara rat community caught word of this and set themselves up in our RE supply storage. We lost nearly everything! All… Read more »

A Message from Rev. Julia in the Wake of Orlando

Dear Friends and Members of USSB, It has been a hard weekend, processing the news about the terrible attack on the LGBTQ community in Orlando, Florida. I have seen many of you with tears in your eyes, but no words to express the pain, anger and grief caused by such an act of violence. I… Read more »

Volunteer Opportunities at USSB

Volunteers make the Unitarian Society go ’round! We have many opportunities for Members and Friends to get involved. See if one of the job descriptions below sounds like a good fit for you. We’re ready to help you get started. Kitchen Help us give our kitchen some love! So many wonderful events and happenings take place… Read more »