Nurture Your Spirit ~ Help Heal the World        

Our Mission
Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society is a welcoming congregation that supports lifelong spiritual growth, fosters reverence for nature, promotes justice and serves the local and global community.
Childcare and Religious Education classes are available September through June, and chlidcare is available for all ages in July and August. Our Newcomers section is designed to help you learn about SUUS and what to expect when you visit. For directions, click here. To read our Weekly News, click here.  To take a virtual tour of our space, click here.

 

Office Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30AM - 4:00PM; Thursday 9:30 - 4:30. Office Closed Monday & Friday.

"Love is the spirit of this church and service its law.

To dwell together in peace, to seek the truth in love and to help one another."

Services begin at 10AM in July & August

August 2, 10:00AM    "Integrity, Honesty, Decency, and Virtue Above All Else" Dr. Cornell West's lecture from General Assembly will be presented. West brought thousands of Unitarian Universalists repeatedly to their feet at the 2015 General Assembly Ware Lecture. “There are four questions every generation has to wrestle with,” said West, channeling twentieth-century intellectual W.E.B. DuBois. “How shall integrity face oppression? . . . What does honesty do in the face of deception? . . . What does decency do in the face of insult? . . . How does virtue meet brute force?”

                           August 9, 10:00AM        Sierra-Marie Gerfao

August 16, 10:00AM     "Before The Song of the Sea"  Matt Meyer, UU Musician & Speaker  As people of faith we’re called to work together to create the world as it might be.  Living the change we wish to see can bring us through discomfort and troubled water.  In the midst of a status quo that can push us down, join us this Sunday for a service of rhythm, song, and a challenge to live our values and lift each other up. Matt is a musician and community organizer who has led hundreds of services for UU congregations across the country.  He has a degree in music and has studied abroad in Cuba , Ghana and Central America .  Matt is also a founding resident of the Lucy Stone Cooperative in Roxbury, MA.

August 23, 10:00AM       Rev. Lyn Oglesby

August 30, 10:00AM       Rev. Lyn Oglesby

 

  Childcare for all ages is available in the nursery during the services.

Special activities are planned each week throughout the summer.

 

 

What We Believe (In 30 Seconds)

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Connecting With UUs

Clicking on the icons below will take you to UU organizations. Unitarian Unversalist Association, Standing on the Side of Love, UU Service Committee, UU College of Social Justice, Church of the Younger Fellowship, Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Clara Barton District/New England Region.
           

   

Facility Rentals

Our Meeting Room, Library, RE rooms and Coffee Room are available for short term or long term rentals. For more information on renting our facility for your group or event, please click here.  To view our different rooms, click here.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY HIGHLIGHTS

Cornell West electrifies General Assembly in the 2015 Ware Lecture

“We begin with a critical self-inventory. If there’s white supremacy in me, then my hunch is that you’ve got some work to do.”

Dr. Cornel West brought thousands of Unitarian Universalists repeatedly to their feet at the 2015 General Assembly Ware Lecture Saturday night. West, a Beacon Press author known internationally for his oratorical flourish, challenged the audience to “sacrifice something precious in the name of integrity.” He took “timid” megachurch leaders, politicians, Wall Street figures, and others to task, suggesting that present times require “moral resolve.”  To read more, click here.

 

A Sacred Public Witness: Commit2Respond to Climate Change

With impassioned calls to action for climate justice, the 2015 General Assembly public witness event Saturday featured First Nations leaders who are at the frontlines. The service emphasized the struggle of the Lummi people of Washington, who are fighting to stop the largest coal terminal in North America from being built on their sacred waters and lands.  To read more, click here.

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The Unitarian Universalist Association expects all of its member congregations to be welcoming to individuals and families regardless of sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity or expression, race or ethnicity, ability/disability, class, age, or language and citizenship status. Shoreline has been recognized by the UUA as a Welcoming Congregation since 1993.