THIS SUNDAY MORNING:

What Makes America a Good Country?

Frankly, I’m tired of all the rhetoric about America being great again and would settle for us being a pretty good people and good enough nation, as we roll toward the crucial presidential election.

News

  • UUCLB Special Collection: June 2019 GRID Alternatives June 5, 2019 UUCLB Special Collection: June 2019 GRID AlternativesThe Special Collection recipient for June is GRID Alternatives of Greater Los Angeles. GRID Alternatives’ is working toward a successful transition to clean, renewable energy that includes everyone. Their mission is to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to under-served communities. For more information, please see the Social Justice bulletin board outside Wylder ...
  • Sign up for Summer Camps at deBenneville Pines May 26, 2019 Sign up for Summer Camps at deBenneville PinesOur common spiritual home in the mountains is being readied for summer, when nearly 1,500 campers of all ages — most from UU congregations across California, Arizona, and Nevada — will head up the mountain. They’ll recreate, reconnect to nature and to each other, and rediscover what matters most in life. We hope you and/or your ...
  • Spring into Music Annual Concert Series May 5, 2019 Spring into Music Annual Concert SeriesThe UUCLB Annual concert series – Spring into Music a concert series in five parts. In June: Mark Sullivan; June 2nd 4 PM.   Mark Sullivan Dr. Mark Sullivan earned his M.M. degree from The Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and his D.M.A. from USC’s Thornton School of Music, where he was honored as the Thornton School’s ...
  • UUCLB Special Collection: May 2019 Food Finders May 4, 2019 UUCLB Special Collection: May 2019 Food FindersFood Finders is a multi-regional food bank and food-rescue program headquartered in Lakewood. Food Finders picks up donated food from hundreds of local grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, and produce markets and distributes it directly to missions, shelters, and social service agencies to feed the needy and impoverished. Volunteers and staff drivers pick up and deliver ...
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Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019
  • Challenges Book Discussion Group - June 26 7:30 to 9 pm in Room 1
    • Challenges Book Discussion Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9 pm in room 1 . On June...
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Wednesday, July 10, from 5 - 7 pm Join Us at the Church Potluck BBQ Picnic
    • We will have another Summer Church Potluck from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10th. VERY IMPORTANT Potluck and Grill details: 1. Please bring...
  • Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Work? Party!
    • Work is a four letter word. Let's just consider this a monthly party where we do a few things to keep our campus in shape....
  • Sunday, July 14, 2019
  • Social Justice Forum
    • Every second Sunday of the month, meet in the Lounge for a presentation and/or discussion of a current issue, brought to you by the UUCLB...
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  • Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
    • All church members and church leadership are encouraged to participate in the meetings that help govern how the church moves forward. Friends are also welcome...
  • Sunday, July 21, 2019
  • Pathway to Membership Class Sunday July 21 - 11:30 in Wylder Hall
    • The July Pathway to Membership class, UU History, will be meeting at 11:30 on Sunday, 7/21 in Wylder Hall. Please note that we meet for...
  • Sunday, July 21, 2019
  • SCIC Summer Gala in the Garden Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 6:45 PM
    • Dear SCIC Friends and Family, Thank you for your continued support and love. We pray that you and your loved ones experience a summer full...
  • Thursday, July 25, 2019
  • Town Hall Meeting
    • All church members and church leadership are encouraged to participate in the meetings that help govern how the church moves forward. Friends are also welcome...
  • Saturday, August 10, 2019
  • Work? Party!
    • Work is a four letter word. Let's just consider this a monthly party where we do a few things to keep our campus in shape....
  • Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Social Justice Forum
    • Every second Sunday of the month, meet in the Lounge for a presentation and/or discussion of a current issue, brought to you by the UUCLB...
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019
  • Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
    • All church members and church leadership are encouraged to participate in the meetings that help govern how the church moves forward. Friends are also welcome...

Religious Education

  • SUNDAY, JUNE 23 RD CHALICE SUUMMER THE QUEST IS ON! SUNDAY, JUNE 23 RD CHALICE SUUMMER THE QUEST IS ON!Iris, Goddess of the rainbow please accept my offering” This special Sunday we will be honoring Isis goddess of the rainbow. We’re throwing drachma through the rainbow in hopes this reaches you. Come ready to get damp and discover some things that you wouldn’t expect.
  • Did Kronos keep you from Camp last week? Did Kronos keep you from Camp last week?This Sunday, from 11:00 to 11:30, we will offer a make-up tie-dye session for our youth. If you didn’t already get and tie-dye your custom camp t-shirt, we have limited sizes still available – first come first served.
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June is Pride Month and 2019 is the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall.

Richard Blanco, the fifth inaugural poet in U.S. history, read various poems for the 2019 Ware Lecture at General Assembly in Spokane, WA, over the weekend. This video accompanied Blanco’s poem and it was beautifully done.
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Roy, one of our congregants, was a guest speaker at the pulpit this past Sunday. He shared his experiences as a high school teacher at Bell High and what can be learned when facing a new cultural interaction.

Here's one of the readings from the service: #459 by William F. Schulz:
This is the mission of our faith:
To teach the fragile art of hospitality;
To revere both the critical mind and the generous heart;
To prove that diversity need not mean divisiveness;
And to witness to all that we most hold the whole world in our hands.
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