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The unwanted gift of a new chair

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Bruce T. Marshall

Be present to other people as they are, not as you want them to be.

Our radical teachers

July 16, 2018 - 5:00am

Air Nonken

In Nicaragua, women cultivate power and share their wisdom with UU feminists from the United States.

Unitarian Universalists join movement to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement

July 9, 2018 - 1:40pm

Michael Hart

Actions protesting U.S. treatment of migrants and asylum seekers were organized by the Latinx organization Mijente in San Diego on July 2.

Unitarian Universalists call for abolition of ICE and end of family separation at border

June 25, 2018 - 8:55am

Christopher L. Walton

UUA General Assembly continues focus on dismantling white supremacy. Resolutions condemn criminalization of migrants, call for end to private prisons, and urge support for indigenous water protectors.

Living the emergency

June 25, 2018 - 5:00am

Alexandra Varney McDonald

Climate activists turn to civil disobedience at the risk of serving prison time.

Charles Gaines, Distinguished Service award recipient: ‘Be evangelists for our faith’

June 24, 2018 - 6:00am

Sonja L. Cohen

Over fifty-seven years of ministry, the Rev. Charles Gaines has ‘modeled a Unitarian Universalism that can be.’

UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system

June 22, 2018 - 8:45pm

Elaine McArdle

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism hosts public witness event at 2018 General Assembly focused on criminal justice reform.

Aisha Hauser accepts MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education

June 22, 2018 - 12:20pm

Sonja L. Cohen

Religious educator Aisha Hauser ‘has not just brought dignity—she has redefined dignity,’ says award presenter Jessica York.

Distinguished Service Award recipient Danielle Di Bona is ‘Unitarian Universalism’s chaplain’

June 22, 2018 - 8:40am

Sonja L. Cohen

The Rev. Danielle Assunta Di Bona receives the UUA’s highest honor for years of service and chaplain work.

Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters

June 21, 2018 - 8:45pm

Elaine McArdle

During brief protest of Unitarian Universalist support for LGBT lives by Westboro Baptist Church, police arrest a local activist. General Assembly Safety Team works to de-escalate situation with police.

Ministers mark Juneteenth with rally and action in Kansas City

June 20, 2018 - 9:15am

Christopher L. Walton

Unitarian Universalist ministers and local UUs mark Juneteenth with rally in solidarity with Poor People’s Campaign in Kansas City.

Visiting our First Source at the hospital

June 18, 2018 - 5:00am

Ali Jablonsky

Megan has a terminal illness. Ralph has to make a huge decision. I plunge into their spiritual and religious landscapes. I do not see spirituality as disappearing, but as being present everywhere.

Creating community

June 11, 2018 - 10:05am

Sonja L. Cohen

A congregation bonds over its multiyear collaborative quilt project.

Becoming the religious people we want to be

June 4, 2018 - 1:30pm

Susan Frederick-Gray

It is important to be honest about our complicated history, not to bring shame or guilt, but to bring understanding that can inform our faith today.

Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan

June 1, 2018 - 1:45pm

Elaine McArdle

Central American asylum seekers, fleeing violence at home, may be released from detention centers to sponsors’ homes.

Wakanda or Watts

May 29, 2018 - 7:05am

Adam Lawrence Dyer

Is Unitarian Universalism an oasis or a war zone for blacks?

UU leaders arrested as Poor People’s Campaign begins national action

May 18, 2018 - 11:00am

Arthur Hirsch

Interfaith justice movement launches 40 Days of Action in most state capitals; UUA president and sixteen other UUs arrested in D.C.

Mary Katherine Morn named new president of UU Service Committee

May 16, 2018 - 1:10pm

Christopher L. Walton

The Rev. Mary Katherine Morn has led the Unitarian Universalist Association’s fundraising since 2014.

The youth are at the gates

May 14, 2018 - 5:00am

Sherri Scott

Meet Levi Draheim, the 10-year-old Unitarian Universalist at the center of a landmark climate case.

UUA board will press congregations to make cultural change a priority

May 11, 2018 - 1:00pm

Elaine McArdle

“Lives are being destroyed” by white supremacy culture in Unitarian Universalist communities, trustees say; board will address congregations this month.