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?"


Summer Camp 2019

Our Better than Sex Ed camp uses the values of respect, responsibility, and inclusiveness to provide comprehensive sexual education and an opportunity for teens to express their identities, confusion, and concerns. Click here to find out more!

Next Sunday

Sunday, July 21 at 10:00 am

"...and no religion, too"

Jewish reflections on John Lennon's "Imagine"
Please join Rabbi Steve Cohen from Congregation B'nai B'rith, with Worship Associate Chuck Flacks, who will lead worship services in a cross-pollination of prayers and worldviews. Rabbi Cohen is a frequent guest at USSB. He has served as the senior rabbi of CBB since 2004, after 19 years as the rabbi and executive director of the Hillel Foundation at UC Santa Barbara.


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Single Service Sundays begin June 9, one service at 10:00 am all summer

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  • Jul 15 Monday
    Summer Camp 2019

    Better Than Sex Ed M-F, August 5-9 10:00-3:00, ages 12-14 Better Than Sex Ed... Read All...

  • Apr 9 Tuesday
    2019 WEF Grant Announced

    The Women's Empowerment Fund is pleased to announce that the 2019 grant has... Read All...

  • Jan 9 Wednesday
    Solidarity and Compassion Project Comes to USSB!

    The second Wednesday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in Parish... Read All...

  • Jan 2 Wednesday
    Drop-in Weekly Meditation

    Meditation Group Join us Wednesday evenings in the Sanctuary from 5:15 to 6:00 p.m.... Read All...


Generosity is the flower of justice.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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