Outdoor Sanctuary Kid Stuff

We Need Your Input! The concrete tunnel in Out­door Sanctuary for kids to crawl through and climb over needs some design. Bugs, but­terflies etc as the one in SB Zoo. We are hoping to get it done this summer. We are taking ideas, input and wishes before we commission some church artists to do the … Continued

On Common Ground Newsletter Columns Now Searchable

Trying to find that great article from the church newsletter just got easier. Now when you want to track down when Rev. Dana turned that perfect phrase, or take a look at what groups have received the church collection, you have two great ways to find what you are looking for. Either click the Search … Continued

Connect with the Connecting Committee

We have a new “Connecting Committee” whose aim it is to foster engagement of members, friends, newcomers, and visitors into our church life. Stop by our table, near the Welcome and Adult Program’s tables after church starting January 14, and talk with someone you may not know. We’ll have lots of information about the goings … Continued

Green Room Gallery Call for Submissions

The deadline to submit applications for the next exhibit in the Green Room Gallery at UUCV will be announced here.  Please check back for the date. At this time, we are accepting two-dimensional art only. Works on paper should be framed in glass or Plexiglas. All artwork to be displayed must be wired to hang … Continued

Artwork in Green Room Gallery

Congregation’s Work on Exhibit – UUCV GREEN ROOM GALLERY   APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS The “Green Room Gallery” now showcases ORIGINAL works of art. All artists within our church community may apply. Please follow these guidelines to summit your artworks: Limit 2 works of art per artist may be submitted for review. Must be two dimensional artworks only, … Continued


by Beverly Jordan, Membership Manager The newly formed Adult Programs Coordinating Team (APCT) includes myself, Xenia Young and Annette Gale. APCT oversees both the Spiritual Growth Programs and The Adult Programs. If you are interested in facilitating an adult program at the church, contact us for an application. We’d enjoy hearing your ideas! Beverly@uuventura.org

Message from our new DRE

Dear Community of UUCV, I could not be more excited to join you as DRE for Children and Youth! It is wonderful to con­tinue this work of nurturing and celebrating our spiritual lives. To be involved in a trustworthy community who loves them and nurtures them in their growth is my vision for an RE … Continued

New Bicycle Parking – An invitation to Ride Your Bike to Church

by Ray Vargas In celebration of Earth Day and our church’s advocacy and commitment to a Green Sanctuary, new bicycle parking in the shape of “inverted-U’s” has been installed along the exterior east wall of the sanctuary. Offering eight spaces, with additional parking located by the children’s playground, the bike parking allows members and visitors … Continued

UUCV seeks Director of Religious Education

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura is seeking a Director of Religious Education for a growing, vibrant engaged congregation on the central California coast. Key qualities include: Ability to provide vision and leadership for children and youth in a program of 30-40 with potential for growing the program and the position Seeking a good administrator with … Continued

You’re Invited to the Party!

Celebration Sunday April 9. We will celebrate the abundance and generosity of this congregation with a special luncheon after church. Together in the service we will make our pledges to the congregation for the coming year. Then our newly formed Stewardship Team will throw everyone a grand Thank You! Party. This has been such a … Continued