THIS SUNDAY MORNING:

Love Calls Us On: Opening to Change

ONSITE and on Zoom, and Facebook LIVE.  “All that you touch, You Change. All that you Change, Changes you. The only lasting truth is Change. God is Change.” Octavia Butler.

Change isn’t always comfortable and is often difficult. Growing pains are real! And … read more.

News

  • Concert Series Finale — Band “Woven Image” May 2, 2022Concert Series Finale -- Band "Woven Image"
    Sunday, May 15 2022 – 4:00pm in Wylder Hall UUCLB’s Spring 2022 Concert Series will come to a joyous conclusion with the band Woven Image. Blending American and Celtic folk music with jazz and pop, Woven Image brings moving and memorable songs to life with rich vocal harmony and compelling instrumental accompaniment. A Woven Image show is always a joyful ...
  • Social Justice Collection May – “Heart of Ida” May 2, 2022Social Justice Collection May - "Heart of Ida"
    The mission of Heart of Ida: To help older adults preserve independence as long as possible and provide cheer when assisted living is necessary. Heart of Ida runs its programs out of the Long Beach Senior Center in Rose Park. It collaborates with the CSULB Center for Successful Aging, Meals on Wheels Long Beach, and ...
  • Pledge for the 2022-2023 Church Year! March 23, 2022Pledge for the 2022-2023 Church Year!
    Your support has made it possible to nurture our connections with one another and to create an ever-widening circle of beloved community. Pledges are still being accepted as we draw the stewardship campaign to a close. We continue to focus on the many ways we and you, as a community, can transform the world, and through ...
  • Social Justice Faith Based Community Organizing – Listening Campaign – Answer the Call January 14, 2022Social Justice Faith Based Community Organizing - Listening Campaign - Answer the Call
    Organizing begins with a listening campaign.  Contact LOC@uuclb.org for information. “Relationships are not a means to power. They are our power. They are our heartbeat.” If you were excited about the Social Justice Forum with LA Voice take the next step and participate with the “one on ones”  listening campaign.  The Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach (UUCLB) ...
  • Widening the Circle of Concern February 26, 2022Widening the Circle of Concern
    Paula Cole Jones’ recent workshop, Building a Culture of Inclusion, offered by the Racial Justice Team was a powerful workshop to recognize how we all sometimes can exclude others. The more than 40 participants engaged in the meaningful work to incorporate the 8th Principle in our Church culture. To continue this move to accountably dismantle racism ...
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Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, May 21, 2022
  • Virtual Games Night
    • An inter-generational games event. Join us online for virtual games at this google hangouts. URL: All ages and skill levels welcome. https://meet.google.com/gax-scoa-mmr
  • Sunday, May 22, 2022
  • Annual Congregational Meeting
    • The Annual Meeting is an important chance for you to participate in the governance of the Church. If you are a member of the Church...
  • Thursday, May 26, 2022
  • Town Hall Meeting
    • UUCLB’s Town Hall Council (THC) is a bi-monthly all church meeting where committee members, program representatives and church members and friends meet in order to...
  • Sunday, June 5, 2022
  • Become a Member - Starting Point Class - Join in Every 1st Sunday In Person or Zoom
    • To join in, attend a Starting Point classes First Sundays after Service in the Lounge. The class will also be offered virtually on ZOOM (go...
  • Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Virtual Games Night
    • An inter-generational games event. Join us online for virtual games at this google hangouts. URL: All ages and skill levels welcome. https://meet.google.com/gax-scoa-mmr
  • Tuesday, June 21, 2022
  • 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...
  • Saturday, July 2, 2022
  • Small Group Ministry — Rooted In Reverence
    • Rooted in Reverence Meets monthly on the first Saturday of each month from 9:30 to 11:00 am on Zoom. This UUCLB Affinity Group draws upon...
  • Sunday, July 3, 2022
  • Become a Member - Starting Point Class - Join in every 1st Sunday in Person or Zoom
    • To join in, attend a Starting Point classes First Sundays after Service in the Lounge. The class will also be offered virtually on ZOOM (go...
  • Saturday, July 16, 2022
  • Virtual Games Night
    • An inter-generational games event. Join us online for virtual games at this google hangouts. URL: All ages and skill levels welcome. https://meet.google.com/gax-scoa-mmr
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022
  • 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...

Minister’s Message

Rev. Lissa Gundlach

Our Soul Matters Small Group Ministry theme is “Nurturing Beauty”

The Life of Beauty, by Joy Harjo

The sung blessing of creation
Led her into the human story.
That was the first beauty.
Next beauty was the sound of her mother’s voice
Rippling the waters beneath … read more.

Religious Education

  • Denominational Event UUA General Assembly June 22-26, 2022Denominational Event UUA General Assembly June 22-26, 2022
    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:… REGISTRATION uua.org/ga/registration Registration for in-person attendance opened in November. Prices will increase on March 1 and again on May 1.   Registration for virtual attendance opens March 1.   HOUSING https://www.uua.org/ga/travel/general-assembly-hotels The housing reservation system will be ...
  • Religious Education for Youth and ChildrenReligious Education for Youth and Children
    Our beloved Beltane is back on May 1st! Beltane celebrates the earth’s awakening, and the promise of bounty and rich harvests to come. Children and youth will hear a “nurturing beauty” story inside Wylder Hall, and then will cavort amongst the fields and trees of our campus. Our activities are tied to the elements, air ...
  • UU the Vote for 2022 Strengthen Democracy, Justice AccountabilityUU the Vote for 2022 Strengthen Democracy, Justice Accountability
    On Thursday, April 14, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) launched its UU the Vote initiative for the 2022 elections. UU the Vote is a nonpartisan civic engagement initiative focused on strengthening democracy and organizing for justice, accountability, and healing. On Sunday, April 10th, UUA President Rev. Dr. Susan Frederick-Gray, Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations from across the country, ...
  • Regional Camps – Sign Up! 2022 De Benneville Pines www.uucamp.orgRegional Camps - Sign Up! 2022 De Benneville Pines www.uucamp.org
    Camp Registration Fills up Fast Sr High Camp has a Waitlist ***Sign up now *** Elementary School Camp July 3-9 Middle School Camp July 10-16 Family Camp July 24-30 https://www.uucamp.org/camp-calendar/ Volunteers needed!  
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Solar Energy Production Report

March 2022 Carbon offset: 2.21 tons = 57 Trees
Year to Date: 7 MWh (Lifetime:180.8)

Lifetime Production: 180.8 MWh

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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