Welcome to UUCLB!

Whether you have been attending in-person or virtually for a few weeks, a few months or longer, we would like you to consider becoming a member of the UU Church of Long Beach.

Membership at UUCLB is open to those 16 years or older who have completed the following steps:

STEP 1: Attend a Starting Point Class  

Starting Point Classes for the 2021-2022 church year are scheduled for December 5, 2021; February 6, 2022; and April 3, 2022.

In these classes you will:

  • share your personal religious journey.
  • discover the church’s many programs & activities.
  • meet other prospective members.
  • learn about some of the church’s statements of philosophy such as our Principles, Bond of Fellowship, Congregational Covenant, and Mission Statement.
  • learn more about the next steps.
  • learn how you can support UUCLB.
  • be invited to become a member.

STEP 2: Participate with the congregation in worship (in person or virtual) for a minimum of four times.

STEP 3: Meet with the minister.

STEP 4: Sign the Membership Book and be recognized at a New Member Sunday Service. 

New members will be invited to:

  • sign the membership book in front of the congregation during the New Member Ceremony.
  • join in a covenantal relationship with all church members to support each other on our spiritual journeys and church involvement.
  • join in a deeper commitment to the life of our community.

STEP 5: Sign a pledge of support of your presence, gifts, and/or services.

To ask questions or express interest in becoming a member talk with someone at the Welcome Table after a Sunday church service, contact our Membership Committee at membership@uuclb.org , or call the church office and leave a message.