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Service Every Sunday -10:30am
 Religious Exploration -10:30am
(toddlers through High School)

9185 Monte Vista Avenue
Montclair, California 91763
(3 blocks north of the 10 Freeway)

Contact Us
Phone: (909) 626-0520
Email: minister@montevistauu.org 

Monte Vista Unitarian Universalist Congregation (formerly the First Unitarian Society of Pomona Valley) has been a beacon of liberal religious life in the Pomona Valley since 1888. We are located just east of Los Angeles.

We are a progressive community that encourages and supports individual spiritual quests while we work together for social justice.  We cherish the diversity of age, ability, belief, race, ethnicity, country of origin, language, economic status, education, political perspective, gender, sexual orientation or family structure.

We are Freethinker Friendly: we provide a welcoming community for people with atheist, agnostic, humanist , and other non-theistic world views.

We hope you will find a spiritual home with us.

Upcoming Sunday Worship Services

  • Sun
    04
    Sep
    2016

    Speaker:  Dick Olson

    In the late nineteenth century, the self-educated American philosopher, Elbert Hubbard, argued that, "Life is a paradox.  Every truth has its counterpart which contradicts it; and every philosopher supplies the logic for his own undoing."  Hubbard was right.  I am told by B.F. Skinner and his fellow travelers that everything I think and do is determined by my biology and my environment; yet I am told by my Free Thinking friends that they can and should be free to choose their own beliefs and commitments.  Some tell me to use my head, while others say listen to your heart or your gut.  Some say persevere against the odds, while others say don't throw good money after bad.  How do we live satisfactorily in a world filled with massive contradictions?

  • Sun
    11
    Sep
    2016

    Speakers: Amy Randall and Rev. Susan Manker-Seale

    Bring water from your summer travels or favorite, precious places, and we will share briefly the importance of sacred spaces in our lives.  Metaphorical water works, as well (as in from the kitchen sink).  We will gather in multi-generational community for the entire service.

  • Sun
    18
    Sep
    2016

    Speakers: Rita Salama, Laura Mulroy, Maribel Dana, and Rev. Susan Manker-Seale

    Who are we as Unitarian Universalists here in Montclair/Claremont?  Who might we become?  We’ll explore the importance of having both a mission and a vision to guide us with passion as we dream about flying.  The service today will be followed by a congregational presentation by our Land Use Task Force, as well as a fun visioning exercise on dreaming up a slogan.

  • Sun
    25
    Sep
    2016

    Speaker:  Rev. Susan Manker-Seale

    This past week PBS aired a documentary on the Rev. Waitstill and Martha Sharp, a Unitarian minister and his wife who made a huge sacrifice and put their own lives in danger to save others during World War II (watch Defying the Nazis, Tuesday, September 20, 9 PM).  What motivates human beings to go the extra mile (or thousands of miles) to help others?  I’ll introduce the UUA’s action project #WeDefy, which asks us how we are defying hatred and discrimination today as we carry on the legacy of the Sharps.