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Hajj, Muslim Women, and the End of Summer

August 16, 2018

It's so exciting to see that a Muslim woman may soon be off to Congress.  Please see this article about Rashida Tlaib from Democracy Now! Hajj, or making a pilgrimage to Mecca, is one of the five pillars of Islam, and the culminating date of Hajj happens to be this Sunday, when we will be so fortunate to welcome Esma Ali ...

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Summer Postcard

August 2, 2018

Happy August!  Summer is my favorite time of year because it's a chance to travel, reflect, and enjoy the gifts of life:  time with friends and family, being outdoors with nature, and time to sit deep with a few good books. I have been reading several wonderful new books in preparation for my sermons over the course of the year.  ...

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My Trip to General Assembly 2018

July 26, 2018

By UUCSC member Rachel Bennett Steury. In June, I attended General Assembly in Kansas City Missouri in my role as Administrator of UUs for a Just Economic Community (UUJEC). While there, I helped to coordinate our Annual Meeting, Board Retreat, Poster and Networking Session and our advocacy on two AIWs. Here are several highlights from General Assembly.  I included links ...

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We Are Just Getting Started

July 19, 2018

Please welcome guest blogger, lay leader and Social Justice Council Chair, Antoinette Scully! I was drawn to the Unitarian Universalist faith because of their commitment to justice. I didn't have to roam far to find UU Studio City. In my seven years here, I've been the committee chair for Religious Exploration (RE), volunteered in the classrooms, taught the sex-ed program ...

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