Community. 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?"


Singing for asylum: a concert for immigrant justice

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Unitarian Society 1535 Santa Barbara Street

7-9 pm; Doors open at 6:00 for ticket sales. 

 $10 requested minimum donation; tickets at the door only. No one will be turned away for lack of funds

 All funds raised will be donated to the Santa Barbara County Immigrant Legal Defense Center & SB ACT Asylum Seeker Flexible Dollars Fund

Next Sunday

Sunday, August 25 at 10:00 am

Rev. Julia Hamilton & Rev. Lora Young

with Reflections by Maggie Dobson and Ellen Broidy. Let your true colors shine at USSB! Join us for a glitter blessing and a celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride. This is a chance to reflect on where we’ve been, what lies ahead on the journey, and why Pride still matters.


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    Summer Camp 2019

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    2019 WEF Grant Announced

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    Solidarity and Compassion Project Comes to USSB!

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    Drop-in Weekly Meditation

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

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