The Covenants of Our Life

Throughout our lives we are part of covenants – some spoken and some unspoken. Let us explore what they are and how they inform the cycles of our lives. Reminder: Additional service at 4pm. The members of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach will be ordaining Katy Kroll Swanson. This is a special service … Continued

The Ordination of Katy Kroll Swanson

The Congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach joyfully invites you to attend the Ordination of Katy Kroll. Clergy of all faiths, religious professionals and seminarians are invited to gather and robe at 3 pm for the 4 pm processional. Reception to follow.

Whispers of Permanence

The Buddhists speak of impermanence as a fact of life. Process theology speaks of each moment as a becoming while recognizing perpetual perishing. That is an awful lot of grief. It is often difficult for us to let go, especially those we love so dearly such a Minister. Is there anything at all that we … Continued

The Light that Keeps us Going-10 am service only today

During troubling times, it is easy to get lost in the turmoil and lose our best selves. Today we will look deep inside to find the light that keeps us on our paths. We are having one service today because of the Long Beach marathon, which passes in front of our church. Children will be … Continued

Staying In It

The importance of presence and spiritual practice in difficult times. KC Slack is a candidate for UU ministry, and a graduate of Starr King School for Ministry. She has preached at many UU congregations and her current focus is helping others stay connected to our individual sources of faith & strength during the tumult of … Continued

I Owe God A Death!

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. With over four decades in Unitarian Universalist ministry and leadership in the men’s movement, Rev. Tom Owen-Towle brings a seasoned perspective to the topics of … Continued

Dia de los Muertes (Day of the Dead)

INTERGENERATIONAL SERVICE. Each year, our congregation celebrates those who have died during the past year at the “Dia de los Muertes” (Day of the Dead) Service. This year, we will focus our celebration on departed UUCLB members & friends who contributed their time, energy, gifts & creativity to our congregation. Is there a member who … Continued