February 2018 Special Collection

The Special Collection during February 2018 (all collections from the February 3 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to the Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center (LBTRC). LBTRC provides free quality trauma-focused mental health services available to all who are in need, working with individuals, families, and children who … Continued

Start plannin’ some St. Patrick’s shenanigans!

Sure’n it’s time to start plannin’ the St. Patrick’s Day Party shenanigans. “MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER WITH COMMUNITY AND PURPOSE.” St. Patrick’s Day Party, Sunday, March 11, an afternoon of Live Irish Music ~ Food ~ Joke Telling Contest ~ Dancing PLEASE JOIN US SUNDAYS OUT ON THE PATIO BEFORE AND AFTER SERVICES AT OUR TABLE. Sign … Continued

Secret Pal Time – update!

Do you want to participate in our Secret Pals Letter Exchange? Were you unable to register this past Sunday?If so, it’s not too late YET…but almost. So hurry and we’ll tell you how to get in on the fun! For more than 20 years now we’ve celebrated our UUCLB community through our annual Secret Pals … Continued

Contribute to the Reflections of Love Altar This Month

As part of the “Meditations on Love” art show by Debbie Rodriguez, everyone is invited to bring items that reflect their idea of love each Sunday in February. Please keep items lightweight and no larger than an order of service. They may be handmade, ephemera, notes, photos, or other items that reflect our ideas of … Continued

STEWARDSHIP 2018-2019: Moving Forward Together with Community & Purpose

Join a cottage meeting and consider what a “purpose filled” future looks like. This year the Stewardship Committee is organizing a series of small group Cottage Meetings in people’s homes or at the church and you are being asked to attend. After food and fellowship, you can share your ideas and consider what a purpose-filled … Continued

Will Long Beach Become a Sanctuary City?

We expect the “Long Beach Values Act”, the Sanctuary ordinance, to come before the City Council in early March. Many are working hard to hammer out the details of this complex legislation. In the meantime, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is targeting and will continue to target our neighbors. Migra Watch, the network that brings … Continued

Work for Racial Justice

The Racial Justice team has big plans for 2018! Coming right up, if you’re able to travel to L.A. to support Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, there is a community meeting on Tuesday, January 23rd, 12-3 at 838 E. 6th St. The meeting will focus on the lack of prosecution of L.A. police officers who … Continued

Board Meeting Minutes Here!

Minutes from the monthly meetings of the UUCLB Board of Trustees are now linked on a page under the Our Governance section of this website: Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes. You can also subscribe to get the minutes — and other reports — in your email inbox. Subscribe now!

Welcome Our New Office Administrator, Teresa Weber Freeman!

We are pleased to announce that we have a new person to run the church office, beginning January 22, 2018: Teresa Weber Freeman. She will be in the office on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. She was chosen from a field of great candidates who applied for the Office Administrator position. … Continued

January 2018 Special Collection

The Special Collection during January 2018 (all collections from the January 7 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ). EYCEJ is a community-based organization that works to facilitate self-advocates in Southeast Los Angeles and Long Beach. East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice … Continued