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UU youth and emerging adults cope with pandemic

July 1, 2020 - 10:15am

Andrea Dulanto

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, young UUs are figuring out their paths through unprecedented uncertainties.

A special UUA president’s column

June 4, 2020 - 7:00am

Susan Frederick-Gray

A message to white Unitarian Universalists.

A pastoral letter to Black UUs

June 4, 2020 - 7:00am

Lauren Smith

How is it with your spirit today? Today, my spirit is struck by grief.

UU congregations partner with housing, food nonprofits amid pandemic

May 22, 2020 - 10:30am

Heather Beasley Doyle

Kansas and Arizona churches serve as emergency shelters; California and New York churches provide groceries to people in need.

UUA: Congregational ministries are essential, but should remain virtual only

May 14, 2020 - 2:45pm

Christopher L. Walton

Unitarian Universalist Association urges its congregations to plan on virtual-only gatherings for next twelve months as COVID-19 continues to endanger lives.

Loss, poetry, and the ballast of faith

May 11, 2020 - 7:15am

Kathryn Hamilton Warren

My UU faith—and my parents’ lived examples—informed my thinking about living and dying, sustaining and influencing me more than I realized.

New hiring practices help UUA live into its values

May 4, 2020 - 7:30am

Elaine McArdle

Careful attention to hiring practices has diversified the staff of the Unitarian Universalist Association and deepened its commitment to antiracism, antioppression, and multiculturalism.

UUA General Assembly will be entirely virtual

April 18, 2020 - 1:45pm

Elaine McArdle

Annual conference, which had been scheduled for June 24–28 in Providence, Rhode Island, will take place entirely online, UUA announces.

Amid pandemic and Pilgrim anniversary, Wampanoag face new threat

April 17, 2020 - 7:10am

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalist Association calls for urgent action to support Native American tribe that first welcomed its Pilgrim religious ancestors 400 years ago.

Pandemic response resources help congregations adapt

April 13, 2020 - 3:15pm

Christopher L. Walton

UUA staff curate a library of resources to help congregations adapt to COVID-19; Pandemic Response Fund provides grants to local groups and religious professionals in need.

Trading messiah for mentor

April 9, 2020 - 12:00pm

Joy Berry, Scott McNeill, Jonalu Johnstone, Crystal Lewis

Jesus for Unitarian Universalists.

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.