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President’s Message March

Southern California has needed this rain. Our native plants and wildlife needed rain. Our hills and valleys, streams and deserts, all needed this rain. I am thankful that we have received rain in abundance this year and bless the life-giving rain. But now, honestly, I am sick of it. Can we please, please, please see … Continued

Minister’s Message March

Minister’s Column – March 2019 – Journey Welcome to our month focused on the theme of JOURNEY. Many of you had the chance last Sunday during service to map where your ancestors journeyed from. It is a joy to look at the maps on our Art Wall in Fellowship Hall and see how we come … Continued

Religious Education News February

I recently read an article from the Harvard Business Review, The Neuroscience of Trust by Paul J. Zak. I find the human brain fascinating, and with our theme of Trust, I decided this was something I could dig into. Through various experiments over 10 years, the organizers created a survey to help companies see in … Continued

Social Action February 2019

  All are welcome to join in our semi-annual Social Action meeting with Rev. Nica on Sunday, April 7 from 12:30pm to 2pm (date revised from March).  Get acquainted with the activities of our three Social Action ministries and our Community Forums as we consider new possibilities together. Many of us find our lives are full and … Continued

President’s Message February 2019

  Happy wet February and Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. I trust your roof didn’t leak and you that feel the love of people around you. Of course, maybe I’m wrong. Maybe your roof did leak, or maybe you’re feeling relatively unloved today or this month. If either of those are true, I am sorry for … Continued

Minister’s Message February

Minister’s Column February 2019 Theme: TRUST This month we explore the theme of Trust together. This Sunday, we’ll look at the possibility of trusting life, even when the old maps no longer work, when everything seems to fall apart, or the road ahead is unclear. Can we trust that life will unfold in a good … Continued

2019 Auction, Saturday March 2nd, 5pm!

The auction is coming up soon! Save the date and come join in. It’s always a great time. https://charityauction.bid/HollywoodMuuvieNight

Religious Education News

In preparing for our theme of Possibility, so much of the material I have read refers to Unitarian Universalism as the faith of possibility. In the darkest of times, our UU ancestors have striven for that silver lining, knowing our brightest days are just behind that cloud. We current day UUs have learned well from … Continued

President’s Message January

Welcome to 2019! I hope that you had a wonderful holiday season, and that the return to the regular work days/week days hasn’t been too difficult. I really enjoyed the theme of Mystery for December, and now the next theme for January, Possibility, seems perfectly timed. Perhaps you can guess what I am referring to: … Continued

Family Friendly Farm Learning

  Community Event at the Abundant Table Farm Saturday, February 9th, from 2:30 to 5pm Please join us for this fun day of learning, service, fellowship, and spiritual growth! Open to all. The day will include a tour of the farm, a spiritually thematic grounding/exercise connected to the farm and activity on the farm (most likely weeding, … Continued