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Membership at Unity of Santa Barbara

Unity of Santa Barbara is an open and embracing spiritual community that honors and welcomes people of all faiths, ethnic heritages, sexual orientations and socioeconomic backgrounds.

We are here to serve and support your spiritual needs, and our ministerial and pastoral services are available unconditionally to every person. We remain committed to this principle of unconditional love and support.

Membership in Unity of Santa Barbara is a choice.  Although membership may not be for everybody, many people discover that their experience in the community is enhanced through the dedication and commitment and empowerment that membership involves.

Membership qualifies you to vote at the annual election of board trustees, and on major purchases and decisions. Because voting members are stakeholders with corporate responsibility applicants are required to complete our foundations class, Unity Basics to deepen understanding of the principles that guide our community and its decisions.  

 
Membership is for those who are ready to make an express commitment to actively support the mission of this community through:
  • positive thought, 
  • compassionate communication, 
  • financial giving,
  • sacred service. 

REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A MEMBER

  • Complete Membership Application (download)
  • Complete Unity Basics 101 A Class (online video)
  • Read, Agree and Sign a Covenant of Membership.
  • You are also required to attend the membership orientation gathering on Saturday, Feb. 17, 9:30 - 11:30 am in the Chapel.