Breathing: The Spirit of Life

October 24, 2021 | 10:00 AM A lay-led service by Dr. Nancy Holland, Len Pellettiri, and Karen Renee Breathing is such an automatic process that we sometimes fail to pay attention to it. Yet, breathing is the essence of life! Join with us as Nancy, Len, and Karen explore the many ramifications of breathing–meditation, mindfulness, and stillness. They have gathered … Read More

Surviving This Day and Age

I’ve been under a lot of stress lately, I don’t know about y’all, but perhaps you can relate.  I’m stressed out by the world.  The oil spill at Huntington Beach in our hood of the country is depressing, to say the least.  And early this week we learned of a travesty that unfolded September 30 in Dayton, OH.  Over last … Read More

Abortion: What’s It To You? – October 3rd, 2021 – Zoom Worship

I’m very excited to be featuring music from our new Music Director this Sunday, John Bergquist! Welcome John! While I will be in the Sanctuary to preach from the pulpit, we may have a very bare bones presentation for Zoom worship this week as we have little to no tech support volunteers! Running a television show for worship is challenging, … Read More

Women’s Marches and Caravans for Reproductive Rights!

Hello friends!  It’s a whirlwind week!  You may have heard, this weekend is the annual Women’s March, there are marches and events in cities across America.  This year, due to the egregious dispensing of human rights by the state legislature in TX, essentially turning abortion into a criminal enterprise, many of these Women’s Marches are lifting up reproductive rights, and … Read More

The Only Constant is Change – September 26, 2021, 10:00 AM

Dan Cragan, Aviva Heston, Nancy Holland, Gene Paulin, Mary Rose, and Julie Widman How do folks get through the life challenges we’ve each faced during difficult times like the last year and a half? In our current pandemic moment, as we wait for the Delta variant to play itself out, we wonder what’s next?  How do we cope in the meantime? Come to … Read More

“Welcome Home” – September 19, 2021

Hello friends!  Here’s what’s happening this Sunday for worship at 10 AM.  Please note we are all on Zoom – you can find the Zoom link at the top of our web site.  We are actively in the stages of planning our first Sunday open to the public October 3, and detailed guidelines will be communicated on our web site … Read More

Gathering of the Waters & New Member Ceremony – September 12, 2021

I’m very excited we will be “broadcasting” LIVE from the Sanctuary this Sunday, LIVE from the heart of Zoom! While we are not yet open to the public, we are steadily getting ready to, hopefully in October. This Sunday will be just me and a few others bringing you the good news! The good news is that new members are … Read More

Days of Awe – Sunday, September 5, 2021

Happy Labor Day Weekend,  Members and Friends of the UU Church of Studio City! There is so much going on in the world right now.  These are Days of Awe, and while the High Holy Day is indeed this Monday, the Jewish new year celebration that kicks off ten days of deep contemplation toward our personal atonement, I’m also talking about … Read More