Author Archives: Phillip Kessler

UUCLB Special Collection January 2019

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) was established in 2001 by residents of the Commerce/East Los Angeles area who were concerned with the increasing environmental health impacts of industrial pollution in their community, as well as several pending expansion projects adjacent to homes, schools … read more.

Pacific Southwest District Assembly Registration Live

Registration is live for the 2019 PSW District Assembly.
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The focus is “From the Ground Up: The Power of Our PSWD Communities.”

The keynote speaker is Donald Milton III and his questions for UUC communities are:

Are you engaging your congregants on the deepest and most meaningful levels … read more.

Ministerial Search Committee Selection

Sunday, January 27 at 12:30 p.m. or Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m.
With the new year, the process for selecting members of the Ministerial Search Committee has begun. Please see the January ADVANCE for a complete description of the process.

January – Informing, educating, meditating, deciding

1. Read … read more.

Winter Retreat at Camp de Benneville Pines March 1–3, 2019

Long Beach and Santa Monica UU churches are offering our annual Winter Retreat at Camp de Benneville Pines in the beautiful San Bernardino  mountains.

Here are some of the typical camp activities:
• Snow fun (we hope!): sledding, snowshoeing
• Happy hour by the lodge fireplace
… read more.

2018 Annual Service Auction on November 17th

“Autumn Homecoming”
November 17th, 6pm

This event is more than a fantastic fundraiser and a great social event. It is UUCLB’s party of the year! Come join us in an evening of Fun, Food and Frolic with entertainment by the talented Jim Ruggirello tickling the ivories with … read more.

UUCLB Special Collection: November 2018

The mission of Interval House is to ensure safety for people who are battered, abused, or at risk; to create public awareness about the epidemic of violence; and to mobilize the community to prevent violence and end this recurring phenomenon. Interval House was founded in … read more.

UUCLB Halloween Party on October 27th

The 2nd Annual
UUCLB Halloween Party
is on Saturday,OCTOBER 27th!!…
We still need volunteers to help. Decorations, food & drink coordinators, games & activities, and marketing to the surrounding UU communities are all hunting for their next victims…I mean, volunteers.

If you have skills to contribute, please … read more.

UUCLB Special Collection: October 2018

Christian Outreach in Action (COA) is a nondenominational, nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for more than 37 years. COA provides a stable daily environment for the homeless and poor, including women and children. COA also provides transitional housing and counseling that … read more.

September 2018 Special Collection

The Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition (LBIRC) was formed in 2006 by two members of our church after millions of immigrants joined together in protests for comprehensive immigration reform in cities around the country, including Los Angeles. There was a large need for services directed … read more.

August 2018 Special Collection

The Temporary Shelter (formerly known as the Rainy Day Shelter) began when the Long Beach Area Coalition for the Homeless saw a gap in services that needed filling. Rain and very cold nights often begin before the L.A. County shelter opens. The Temporary Shelter provides … read more.