I Owe God A Death!

Rev. Tom Owen-Towle

Consenting to die is not a depressing gesture but a life-enhancing one. We have only one chance to die, so let’s see how well we can face and manage it. Rev. Tom Owen-Towle served as a parish minister since 1967 and is the author of two dozen books on various topics of personal growth, social compassion, and spiritual depth.parenting, and citizenship in the global family.

Recent News

  • We have a new Interim Band Director October 8, 2017

    Our hiring committee is delighted to announce that Thomas Parmeter Dyer will be our Interim Band Director and Instrumentalist. He’ll be working with the Wylder Spirits and providing music for our 9:00am service. The hiring team was made up of Wylder members Alicia Davis, Mimi Gephart-Seeley, and Dayla McDonald.

    Tom studied piano performance and political science ...

  • Guest Chef help needed for Oct. 30 October 8, 2017

    Whenever a month has a 5th Monday, volunteers from our congregation plan, prepare, transport, serve and share dinner at Project Achieve, Long Beach’s first year-round shelter.

    October is one of those months – October 30. Elizabeth Louros and Jim Crook are taking the lead by reprising their crowd-pleasing menu of baked potatoes with toppings. Mostly what they’re look for ...

  • Help craft the Día de los Muertos service October 3, 2017

    Each year, our congregation celebrates those who have died during the past year at the “Dia de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) Service. This year, we will focus our celebration particularly on departed UUCLB members & friends who contributed their time, energy, gifts & creativity ...

  • October Special Collection October 1, 2017

    LBIRC logoThe Special Collection during October (all collections from the October 1 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition (LBIRC). LBIRC was formed in 2006 as millions of immigrants joined together ...

  • The new Play Area is open! September 5, 2017

    Remember to be KIND in our Play Area…

    Keep seated while swinging & don’t jump
    Include others in your play by taking turns
    Notice others around and below you
    Down the slide only, please

    Together, we safeguard our dream of a Play Area for generations to come

    Children in ...

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Guest Chef

Whenever a month has a 5 th Monday, volunteers from our congregation plan, prepare,
transport, serve and share dinner at Project Achieve, Long Beach’s first year-round ... See more

6 days ago

Spanish Classes
Mondays, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1 700 PM
Room 5

Come and take part in a multicultural initiative of UUCLB by learning a little Spanish a little bit about the Latinx culture

to ... See more

1 week ago

Eco-Justice Film for this Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 7 pm in the UUCLB lounge. Free. Bring your own snacks.

Directed by Steven Okazaki. With Harold Agnew, Shuntaro Hida, Kiyoko Imori, Morris Jeppson. Using extensive interviews with survivors and archival footage, an examination reveals the aftermath of the ... See more