Sundays at 10:00 AM
What's a UU?
What do you say when you tell someone you are a Unitarian Universalist and they give you that look like you have three heads? It's sometimes hard to find a simple way to explain what we are and why we love being UUs, so join us as we try coming up with our elevator pitches. Brian Bielanski and his family have been members of UUCSC for several years. Brian serves as Vice-President on our Board of Trustees.
From Anger to Love: Russian Trolls and Desert Fathers
Tim Fargo will explore the Russian trolling of the 2016 election and the divisive effects of social media, looking to Evagrius Ponticus, of the mo
Rev. Hannah Petrie
200 Years of Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau's 200th birthday was almost exactly one year ago, on July 12, 2017. Unitarians like to claim this naturalist, writer, political activist, and visionary via his relationships to other luminaries of his day, such as Emerson and Channing. How has Thoreau influenced liberal religion specifically?
A Hajj Experience
This time of year Muslims all over the world may make a hajj, or a pilgrimage to Mecca. This significant event may take place only once in the lifetime of a Muslim. Last year, Esma Ali made the hajj with her mother, and will share her experience with stories and images.
Esma Ali is a member of the Masjid Gibrael in San Gabriel, CA and serves as their Public Relations leader. She lectures and presents educational opportunities to learn about the diverse religion of Islam.
Mental Health: What Can We Do to Help?
Lexi Bagheri, church member and social worker, will lead us in a reflection about depression, the staggering statistics of suicide, and what we can do to prevent it.