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‘You cannot go out’

March 19, 2018 - 5:00am

Patrick Sullivan

Since October, Sujitno and Dahlia Sajuti have lived in a Unitarian Universalist church, pleading to stay in the country they’ve called home for thirty years.

We’re walking out for every student

March 13, 2018 - 2:50pm

Kari Gottfried

As a teenager and a Unitarian Universalist, I have no choice but to speak up against the failure of our government to protect its youth from gun violence.

The #MeToo moment

March 12, 2018 - 10:10am

Emily Wright-Magoon

We can decide not to let our culture be defined by toxic masculinity.

The touchstone of community

March 5, 2018 - 6:00am

Susan Frederick-Gray

It’s going to take all of us to move our world, and our faith, forward in the ways of truth, compassion, and justice.

Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly

March 2, 2018 - 3:00pm

Elaine McArdle

Changes will simplify social witness resolutions process, remove gendered language, and allow for co-moderators.

Choosing a stubborn love

February 26, 2018 - 6:00am

Michael Hornsby

Why I returned to my mostly white UU congregation.

Film footnotes

February 26, 2018 - 6:00am

Christopher L. Walton

There are Unitarian Universalist angles to four prominent movies this season.

We are people who put windows in doors

February 19, 2018 - 9:00am

Liz James

Putting holes in things that used to be solid is hard. Some days, there is broken glass everywhere. And not all of us are skilled with the metaphorical power tools.

Sunday security

February 12, 2018 - 2:35pm

Donald E. Skinner

Unitarian Universalist congregations are taking steps to be better prepared for emergencies.

Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids

February 9, 2018 - 1:10pm

Elaine McArdle

UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, a plaintiff in suit against Arizona county sheriff’s office, says fight for immigrant justice continues.

No candidates nominated to run for UUA moderator in 2019

February 6, 2018 - 9:15am

Elaine McArdle

Moderator Nominating Committee tells board that it found no suitable candidates willing to run for a six-year term.

Even acknowledging my own racism is controversial

February 5, 2018 - 8:45am

Doug Muder

Seeing my own racism is like any other kind of self-knowledge: Unpleasant, but very real.

A young adult group grows in Brooklyn

January 29, 2018 - 6:00am

Julie Bero, Catherine Trossello

Our young adult community retains its own identity, even as we weave ever closer with the larger congregation.

The Edict of Torda, a landmark in religious freedom

January 22, 2018 - 6:00am

Eric Cherry

The 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda in 2018 marks a foundational moment for liberal religion.

Getting intersectional means showing up when there are no pink hats

January 19, 2018 - 3:05pm

Marchaé Grair

Only speaking out when one has skin in the game isn’t activism; it’s just self-preservation.

We need an intersectional approach to justice making

January 15, 2018 - 6:00am

Manish Mishra-Marzetti

I thought I was traveling to Detroit to participate in a think tank, but it was so much deeper and more profound than that.

Introducing ‘Side with Love,’ a more accessible public witness campaign

January 10, 2018 - 10:00am

Elaine McArdle

UUA’s public witness campaign changes name after criticism that ‘Standing on the Side of Love’ privileged able-bodied people.

Do you have to be an activist to be a Unitarian Universalist?

January 8, 2018 - 6:00am

Takiyah Nur Amin, Robin Bartlett, Ranwa Hammamy, Paul Rasor, Marilyn Sewell, Pamela Wat

Six leaders reflect on activism and religious identity in a racially and politically charged era.

Faith for the unbeliever

January 8, 2018 - 6:00am

Daniel Chesney Kanter

More than an adherence to a belief system, faith is an orientation to life.

On community

January 1, 2018 - 6:00am

Christopher L. Walton

Community is not just a cure for what ails us; it is also what ails us.