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Greta Gerwig, a ‘fly on the wall for my adolescence’

December 14, 2017 - 7:25am

Aisha Ansano, Abigail Clauhs, Hannah Roberts Villnave

Three young ministers discuss Lady Bird, powerful storytelling, and hopes and possibilities for Unitarian Universalist ritual.

As fires spread in California, church doors opened

December 13, 2017 - 12:40pm

Tina Porter

Unitarian Universalist Disaster Relief Fund, already making grants to hurricane victims, also helps congregations in towns ravaged by California wildfires.

Looking for the Christmas spirit

December 11, 2017 - 11:45am

Lynn Ungar

Santa isn’t doing it for me this year, but the shepherds give me hope.

Grateful for the dark

December 11, 2017 - 11:35am

Laura Randall

We need to be a faith that is talented at companioning ourselves and others in the mysterious, the unknown, the small hours of the night.

Former UUA Moderator Denny Davidoff dies

December 7, 2017 - 1:25pm

Tom Stites

Denise T. Davidoff among Unitarian Universalist Association’s most active volunteer leaders, chairing board from 1993 to 2001 and serving in many roles over 50 years.

Nature demands respect

December 7, 2017 - 8:20am

Anthony Makar

We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’

Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions

December 4, 2017 - 8:40am

Elaine McArdle

Fairfax County alliance aims for carbon neutrality by 2050, helps nearby counties form similar advocacy groups.

Emptying my shoe

November 27, 2017 - 6:50pm

Suzi Chase

I can’t imagine where I’d be had I not found my Unitarian Universalist congregation.

Keeping an open heart

November 27, 2017 - 6:45pm

Dara Olandt

As a Jewish UU, I delve into the layers of white supremacy culture without and within.

Towards a more inclusive stewardship

November 20, 2017 - 1:45pm

Maryah Converse

When we say everyone must pledge to be a member, some low-income people in the pews may be hearing that they aren’t welcome.

Hungarian Unitarian Church votes to support only male-female marriages

November 13, 2017 - 7:45am

Elaine McArdle

In response, Unitarian Universalist leaders in North America express ‘deep concern.’

The practice of our faith

November 7, 2017 - 9:15am

Susan Frederick-Gray

This is no time for a casual faith. And we Unitarian Universalists must remember that we are not in this alone.

With new co-moderators, board sets ‘rich and warm’ tone

November 1, 2017 - 11:40am

Elaine McArdle

October meeting of UUA Board of Trustees approves $488,640 budget for Commission on Institutional Change.

UUA co-moderators excited to continue model of shared leadership

November 1, 2017 - 11:20am

Elaine McArdle

Greve and Williams issue joint statement as they undertake ‘bold experiment in shared leadership.’

Journeys and values: Why the path matters

October 30, 2017 - 4:00am

Jeffrey A. Lockwood

Unitarian Universalism’s First Source affirms for me that the core of my faith lies in the how of our religion, rather than the what.

Former UUA President Bob West dies at 88

October 30, 2017 - 3:30am

Tom Stites

The Rev. Robert Nelson West led the Unitarian Universalist Association through its most tumultuous period, 1969–1977. 

Adjusting to new ringtones

October 23, 2017 - 6:45am

Jane Ranney Rzepka

Being responsive to shifts and changes—in justice work and beyond—is hard and crucial for Unitarian Universalists.

‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’

October 17, 2017 - 5:50pm

Tina Porter

California Unitarian Universalists offer their homes as fires overwhelm communities.

A gesture of love

October 16, 2017 - 6:00am

Kimberly French

When some felt excluded by his lyrics, Jason Shelton chose to reimagine ‘Standing on the Side of Love.’

Faithify raises $1 million in just three years

October 10, 2017 - 8:00am

Michael Hart

Unitarian Universalist crowdfunding site has raised $1 million for 259 projects since it was launched in 2014.