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Our Campus

Our beautiful Santa Barbara, CA location is conveniently situated downtown, near State St. and across from popular Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden. Noted as a Historical Landmark, our campus features timeless style, modern amenities, and built-in comfort, making it an ideal venue for various types of both large and small gatherings. For more than 60 years, Unity of Santa Barbara has been a warm and welcoming campus.

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Weddings (and other life ceremonies)

Enjoy the experience of a customized ceremony on your special day. Our campus offers both indoor and outdoor spaces, including an intimate chapel, a spacious sanctuary, and an airy outdoor courtyard as picturesque options for your ceremony. Our very own ministers, Rev. Cathy Norman and Rev. Dr. Temple Hayes are specialists in all types of wedding ceremonies, including same-sex, interfaith, and non-denominational unions. Our ministers transform every commitment ceremony into an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime, memorable event.

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Small Groups

Our facility offers ideal spaces for small-to-mid-sized group meetings, including study groups, recovery/addiction groups, or other moderate-sized gatherings. Our central location, convenient parking, availability of on-site tables, chairs and A/V capabilities make our venue a great choice for these types of gatherings.

Spaces Available

  • Sanctuary

    • Our beautiful, spacious sanctuary boasts high ceilings, with an open and airy feel.
    • Seating Capacity: 175
    • Dimension: 65 x 37
    • Area: 2405 sq. ft.
    • Features
    • A/V: Yes; audio & video
    • Kitchen: Yes; nearby
    • Floor: 1st
    • Amenities: Excellent sound system, 2 T.V. screens, Large projector screen & ceiling mounted projector, Grand piano & Clavinova digital piano, stackable/moveable chairs, blackout curtains on sliding glass doors, air conditioning, floral arrangement area, floor space will accommodate banquet set-ups.
    • Chairs: Stackable, moveable, cushioned arm and armless wood-backed chairs available.
    • Tables: Clear podium, Ceremonial candle table, folding table by A/V system, may bring in tables if-needed.
  • Chapel

    • Seating Capacity: 50
    • Area: 480 sq. ft.
    • Amenities: Sacred space with lit stained glass, raised stage area, T.V. screen and laptop portals for PowerPoints, wireless microphone, overhead speakers, wood floor, roll out area rug, moveable chairs 
    • Chairs: Cushioned brown armchairs - stackable in 3’s – 32 available, plus 2 cushioned benches along the wall (seats up to 3 each)
    • Tables: card table, small round coffee table, credenza on the stage, a wooden lectern
  • Bride's Room/Study Group Room

    • This quiet, secluded room is cozy and perfect as a bride’s “getting ready” room, or as a small group study space.
    • Seating Capacity: 8-10
    • Dimension: 10' X 17'
    • Area: 170 sq. ft. 
    • Amenities: Private bathroom, mirror, small sofa, cushioned armchairs and room to set up folding chairs, space heater, soft lighting,
    • Chairs: 1 loveseat sofa, 1 large armchair, 5 cushioned side chairs, extra folding chairs are available for use
    • Tables: Ottoman with coffee tray, round metal side table, vanity with mirror
  • Y.O.U. Room

    • Seating Capacity: 50+
    • Dimension: 20x30
    • Area: 600 sq. ft.
    • Amenities: A/V available
    • Floor: Basement (stairs) -Note: Not handicap accessible
  • Community Room

    • This light, airy and spacious room features large windows and a sliding door that opens to a front patio
    • Seating Capacity: 20
    • Dimension:  22 x 13
    • Area: 220 sq. ft.
    • Amenities: Easily accessible, medium floor space, T.V. screen with portals for laptop presentations, portable piano
    • Type and No. of Chairs: 20 stackable cushioned armless chairs on a rolling rack to bring in as-needed
    • Tables: Tables may be brought in as-needed
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Unity of Santa Barbara

227 E Arrellaga St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


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Sunday Services at 10am