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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Volunteer at the Warming Center

There is nothing quite like the feeling of being able to do something concrete and tangible to help our community. Cooking a good meal and sharing it with our guests at the Warming Centers is now a part of our culture of caring here at the Unitarian Society. We need about 80 volunteers each year to make this happen! I look forward to having you as part of the team! You can sign up here.

Next Sunday

Sunday, February 17

"Trust, Myth & Politics" What is the relationship between trust and myth on Presidents Day--on George Washington's birthday? Washington famously couldn't "tell a lie." Well, that's not really the truth. It's a myth. Or is it a lie? Sometimes it's hard to know what to believe. It'll be a smooth transition to reflect on trust in today's politics. This service will by led by student minister Nic Filzen.

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    February Food Drive

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    WEF Grant Opens January 20

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    Solidarity and Compassion Project Comes to USSB!

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

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    Drop-in Weekly Meditation

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