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Baton Rouge church quickly opens childcare center for healthcare workers

March 25, 2020 - 1:30pm

Elaine McArdle

In one weekend, the Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, closed its building, shifted to online worship, and welcomed a childcare program for healthcare workers.

Congregations adapt to COVID-19 by going online

March 18, 2020 - 2:10pm

Elaine McArdle

Offering worship services and other opportunities to connect online is “a forced exercise in emergence,” says the Rev. Karen Johnston, and “an opportunity to find people who need us.”

‘UU World’ turns 50

March 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

Tom Stites

Throughout many changes, this magazine has remained a benefit of membership in a UU congregation.

Pandemic

March 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

Lynn Ungar

Know that we are connected / in ways that are terrifying and beautiful. 

UUA closes Boston office, discourages large gatherings

March 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Elaine McArdle

Leaders recommend suspending worship gatherings and other large events; staff are working from home; UUA events in the next month have been moved online or canceled.

Seattle-area congregations cancel in-person worship services

March 9, 2020 - 11:15am

Elaine McArdle

As COVID-19 spreads, Unitarian Universalist congregations begin to adapt. In Washington State, this means shifting to online rather than in-person worship and meetings.

UUA urges year-long focus on Election Day

February 3, 2020 - 8:00am

Arthur Hirsch

UU the Vote organizers say the 2020 elections are ‘all-hands-on-deck’ for Unitarian Universalists, whose values are on the line.

In cohousing communities, UU seniors are finding new ways to ‘age in place’

January 27, 2020 - 6:00am

Kris Willcox

Nearly 13 percent of cohousing residents identify as Unitarian Universalists, according to a 2012 survey.

The call of our faith

January 20, 2020 - 6:00am

Nancy Palmer Jones, Karin Lin

What in Unitarian Universalism’s central theology requires us to work toward building multicultural, antiracist Beloved Community?

Give me children, and I (and they) shall die

January 20, 2020 - 6:00am

Kim Hampton

As the fight over reproductive rights continues, not enough is being said about racial disparities in health care.

Faith in finance

January 13, 2020 - 6:00am

Rachel V. Burlock

Responsible investing means aligning your financial goals with your values.

Why do we take an offering?

January 6, 2020 - 6:00am

Liz James

When Unitarian Universalists pass the plate on Sunday to every hand present, it’s an act of saying who we are and what we believe in.

Shirley, Goodness and Mercy

December 30, 2019 - 6:00am

Barbara Gadon

‘The more I worked with it, the more I liked the idea of God’s grace as three sweet teenagers following me around.’

Snowflakes rising

December 23, 2019 - 6:00am

Robin Colgrove

It’s time we reclaim the snowflake story in all its intertwined ramifications.

Kansas church wins court battle to host homeless shelter

December 20, 2019 - 2:15pm

Heather Beasley Doyle

Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church wins court battle to house homeless people in Lenexa, Kansas.