Monthly Archives: November 2018

Minister’s Message December

“Listen to your life. See if for the fathomless mystery that it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness…because in the last analysis all moments are key moments and life itself is grace.” Frederick Buechner As our Soul Matters collective shares, Unitarian Universalists love puzzles. We … Continued

Social Action Updates

We can’t put November behind us or wish the bad things away. The shooting and the fires will have a continued impact on us. But I hope that you also experienced some healing, some renewal, some warmth and support from your families and friends through the little Thanksgiving holiday. Please continue to remember and use … Continued

Fire News and Links

VC Emergency For the latest on wildfires in Ventura County go to This site has current fire maps and evacuation notices, as well as links to other resources. County of Ventura Human Services Agency The County of Ventura Human Services Agency is making rental assistance and other help available to eligible local residents who cannot return … Continued

November Religious Education News

Breathe. Hold each other and breathe. You have all been on my mind and in my heart for the past week. I have seen your faces and heard your voices around every corner. I have sent out prayers, both silent and vocal. I have waited with bated breath to hear that we are all safe … Continued

President’s Message Nov. 2018

Our theme this month is memory, and this seems to be quite appropriate in the month of Thanksgiving. There are obviously many different family events, and different ways to celebrate or honor them. For me, Thanksgiving has always been my favorite. If there was ever any doubt that memories could be olfactory, and not just … Continued