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?"

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Next Sunday

Sunday, October 21 : "The sky will not be fenced"

Why is offering sanctuary to someone not just a political act, but a religious one? And in particular, how is the concept of sanctuary a natural outgrowth of our Universalist roots? This service will be led by Rev. Julia Hamilton.

services at 9:15 and 11:15 am

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Coming Up at USSB

SCIENCE NIGHT

Science Night has ended. Thanks to everyone who has participated over the years.

CHINA STUDY GROUP MEETS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

A guest speaker, Adjunct Political Science Professor Geoffrey Allen of UCSB will speak on Taiwan, how its independence as a democracy is being threatened by China, and its prospects for survival.  Read more>>

WOMEN’S GROUP MEETS MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

Among the topics to focus on will be the November vote. Please take a look at your voter pamphlets and bring them to the meeting. Along with various propositions, the challenge to Diane Feinstein by Kevin de Leon is certainly a subject of interest.  Read more>>

POTLUCK GAME NIGHT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

What could be more UU than board games and a potluck dinner? Bring a dish to share and your own tableware.  Read more>>

ALLIANCE MEETS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Join us on the first Friday of each month from October to June for a stimulating presentation and the tea which follows. All are welcome: USSB congregants, friends, neighbors, men and women of all ages.  Read more>>

MONTHLY VEGAN POTLUCK MEETS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

The commitment for participation is to contribute food that is totally plant-based, i.e., totally vegan. Please bring a dish that serves 10-12 people, and bring utensils, dishes, cups, and napkins.  Read more>>

 

 

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