Many Different Beliefs, One Loving Community

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2845 Mesa Verde Drive East Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Sundays 10:30 am (in person/online)

  • (714) 55-OCUUC

New Sermons

Have a Merry Christmas, Martha!

Advent can be a busy time of preparation, caretaking, and maybe even worrying. Can we be festive without being stressed? And how can we call ourselves back into a moment of joy, contentment, and spiritual renewal?

Refugees / Recent History

History doesn’t have to mean a long time ago. It can mean how we are dealing with the history we are creating right now. Come explore how we might change recent history for the better.

New Blogs

Take Time for Yourself

I have a mixed feelings about December. I love the community, shared rituals, seeing family and friends, and reconnecting with the legacies provided by them. I dislike the busyness, the obligation to buy “meaningful and welcome” presents, and the stress of getting “it” all done. Even though I am no longer engaged for pay, it is still daunting. This season, I wish all the things I love to each of you. We should all be so blessed. I give you…

Music for the Holidays

It’s that time of year when the holidays bunch up like homework assignments when your teacher realizes they have more content to get through than there are weeks left in the semester. If you missed it (or if you want to watch it again), here is our annual appearance in the NMIIC Thanksgiving Interfaith Music Celebration from November 21. I produced the event again this year, and it was such a pleasure to work with musicians from so many different…

Truth Telling

Throughout November, we all shared in the theme of Holding History. In our Religious Education program, that involved a lot of “truthful telling” and honesty about some painful parts of our nation’s past. These truths can be very difficult for adults to share with children and youth, and doing so in a developmentally appropriate way can be a challenge. Nevertheless, my goal for our program is to push forward boldly, past our own hang ups as adults, and be honest…

A vision for our future, let’s make it happen

Giving

Many of us give of our time, many of us give of our resources, most of us do both. We are what we can do together.