Water Tank Campaign, Camp de Benneville Pines

By Jacki Weber, Member of UU Santa Monica

Last year, because of drought, Camp de Benneville Pines, our UU retreat center in the mountains near Big Bear, had to truck in thousands of gallons or water to fill its pool so youth campers could swim.

The year … read more.


Seeking a deeper sense of connection, community, and belonging?

Feeling connected and having a sense of community is an essential part of being human. Whether you are new to Emerson or a long-time member, one of best the ways to … read more.

EMERSON RUMMAGE SALE (Date to be announced)

Start saving those extra special items for our BIG RUMMAGE SALE:  This year we welcome kitchen items, dishware, art, jewelry, toys, gently used clothing, garden items, and small furniture.


We will also need lots of volunteers!

Contact Barbara Moore at or Heather Medvitz at with questions and offers of help.

FROM THE BOARD: An Open Letter from the Board Secretary

By Bettina Salas, Board Secretary


Dear Emersonians,

Today, on Mother’s Day, I attended a wonderful service that included several child dedications and a flower communion. The highlights for me were the families who introduced their children to our community in a personal, meaningful, … read more.

SUMMER FUN 2017 — SILENT AUCTION, June 11, 2017


Can you help by offering an event for our SUMMER FUN SILENT AUCTION?

You could offer….a dinner at your house, a pool party, an art activity, an outing for kids, an ice cream party, a game night, a blanket party at one … read more.

RE MATTERS: Get Rich Slow: The Treasures of Community

By Emmalinda MacLean

Director, Religious Education

Treasure shows up in our lives in many ways; it’s just a matter of knowing where—and how—to look. The riches I find here at church remind me of the old Hasidic folktale about … read more.