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Building Your Own Theology

Services online using Zoom or Facebook LIVE. When we hear the word theology, we might not think it is “for us” as Unitarian Universalists, spiritual explorers and freethinkers. How can we shape our own theological understandings to create meaningful spirituality?

Indoor Sunday Services in … read more.

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  • Social Justice Faith Based Community Organizing – LA Voice Opportunity 1/18 & 2/15 click to sign up January 14, 2022Social Justice Faith Based Community Organizing - LA Voice Opportunity 1/18 & 2/15 click to sign up
    LA Voice determines what it works on by what they learn in a listening campaign. If you were excited about the last Social Justice Forum with LA Voice take the next step and sign up for “one on ones” training that leads to a listening campaign. This is the perfect place to jump in if you are ...
  • Building a Culture of Inclusion: An Interactive Workshop With Paula Cole Jones – Sat., Feb. 26, 2022 January 3, 2022Building a Culture of Inclusion: An Interactive Workshop With Paula Cole Jones - Sat., Feb. 26, 2022
    9:00am – 2:45pm In May 2021, UUCLB adopted the 8th Principle which affirms a commitment to “build a diverse and multicultural Beloved Community.” The Building a Culture of Inclusion interactive workshop is the catalyst for “accountably dismantling racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.” the intention of the 8th Principle. Paula Cole Jones, a life-long ...
  • Winter Lights 2022 -Service Auction, New Dates- Feb. 6-12 online, Feb. 12-LIVE EVENT January 3, 2022Winter Lights 2022 -Service Auction, New Dates- Feb. 6-12 online, Feb. 12-LIVE EVENT
    Donations are needed Now!  Questions? Contact us at winterlight@uuclb.org For the Winter Lights Service Auction 2/6 to 2/12 online with a live Interactive Auction 2/12 at 7pm. We might not be ready to fill Wylder Hall in person for the night, but hey, this means the party will be happening ALL WEEK LONG! You will be able to ...
  • Hiring Nursery Caregiver; Volunteers needed for Worship, Membership, Social Media and Chalice Guild (click to open page) January 3, 2022Hiring Nursery Caregiver; Volunteers needed for Worship, Membership, Social Media and Chalice Guild (click to open page)
    Do you want to contribute more to our community? Check the Volunteer Job board from time to time! The Worship Committee needs volunteers at the Chair and Associate level. Please email Rev. Lissa at minister@uuclb.org to be a part of this vital committee! The Membership Committee needs Greeters and Welcome volunteers — email membership@uuclb.org for more info. Or ...
  • January Social Justice Collection — Urban Community Outreach (UCO) January 3, 2022January Social Justice Collection -- Urban Community Outreach (UCO)
    The mission of Urban Community Outreach (UCO) is “to advance the interests and promote the welfare of the economically disenfranchised and homeless people in Long Beach by offering a welcoming environment to provide respite, nutrition, opportunity, and hope.” UCO does this in several ways. On Sundays they offer a community center for homeless people and ...
  • Social Justice – Support for Afghan Refugee Family December 6, 2021Social Justice - Support for Afghan Refugee Family
    Dear UUCLB Family: A group of congregants has reached out to find an Afghan family that we could welcome and help settle in the U.S. We were connected with a lovely family of 6 with 3 daughters; ages 3, 12, and 14, and a son, age 9. They are temporarily housed in an apartment nearby. ...
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Minister’s Message

My short message for the January 2022 newsletter is simply to share Neil Gaiman’s New Year Wish!

You will probably hear me say this every year, but can you believe the holidays are here again? Wasn’t it just August? Maybe it has something … read more.

Religious Education

  • UPDATE — Religious Education for Youth and Children in January (click to open page)UPDATE — Religious Education for Youth and Children in January (click to open page)
    Inhale… and exhale… as we continue to adapt to our ever changing environment! In an effort to respond and keep everyone safe, Worship has moved online for the entire month of January. RE programming is shifting accordingly as NO in person RE classes will be held. For the curricular days on 1/23 and 1/30, lesson materials will ...
  • Position Open – Sunday Mornings for 2 Hours (click to read more)Position Open - Sunday Mornings for 2 Hours (click to read more)
    Position Open for Role of Nursery Caregiver Help Nurture Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers The Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach is a welcoming religious community rooted in trust, freedom, and love. We are seeking a nurturing, caring adult responsible for providing age-appropriate care and supervision for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers during our 10 am Sunday morning service. The Nursery Caregiver ...
  • Join Small Group Ministry in January 2022 (click for details)Join Small Group Ministry in January 2022 (click for details)
    Start the New Year by deepening your personal growth as a spiritual being and get to know other UUCLB members and friends by sharing your thoughts and feelings on designated discussion topics. Groups are filling up, so sign up now! See the meeting schedule below and immediately contact the Planning Group through the SGM website to ...
  • Denominational Event Pacific West Regional Assembly Feb 4-6 !Click to Read MoreDenominational Event Pacific West Regional Assembly Feb 4-6  !Click to Read More
    Pacific Western Region (PWR) Assembly San Diego Mission Bay, Hyatt Regency Hotel RA Website: https://www.uua.org/pacific-western/blog/ra-2022 . The PWR Regional Assembly 2022 **Update**will be online with no in-person programming or formal gatherings. The surge of COVID’s Omicron variant has caused PWRA to rework its plans… If you have registered for the in-person experience you will receive a detailed message with ...
  • Denominational Event UUA General Assembly June 22-26, 2022 Act Now to Avoid Cost Increase !Click to Read MoreDenominational Event UUA General Assembly June 22-26, 2022 Act Now to Avoid Cost Increase !Click to Read More
    June 22-26, 2022 General Assembly (GA) of the Unitarian Universalist Association Portland, OR  For all current information about GA ’22, go to uua.org/ga.   Here are links to specific kinds of information:…
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Monthly Solar Energy Production Report

Dec 2022 carbon offset: 1.33 tons = 34 Trees
Year to Date: 28.9 MWh (Lifetime:171.9)

The ENPHASE Equipment that measures our solar energy production is up and running. Enphase Energy equipment maximizes our solar energy production and keeps us informed about our solar panel system. Our monthly energy report shows how our system performed and how much we contributed to offsetting the global carbon footprint.

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