Membership at Unity of Santa Barbara
(for new members)
(To renew existing membership visit Membership Renewal)
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 (fill out the form below, or download this form and email or mail it to the office).
Read, agree & abide by the Covenant of Membership, the Conflict Management Code of Conduct,& the Well-Being Behavior Policy.
You are also required to attend the membership orientation, scheduled at least twice per year. The next orientation is being held June 11, 2020 at noon on Zoom.