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My Black is BLUU

December 9, 2019 - 11:30am

Marchaé Grair

The Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium declared a Black-centered theology as worth remembering, centering, and fighting for.

Braiding garlic

December 9, 2019 - 5:00am

Paige Grant

In tragic times, we come together in strength and love.

Antiracist protesters in purple costumes arrested at farmers’ market

December 2, 2019 - 1:45pm

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalist minister, four other activists arrested protesting white supremacists at farmers’ market in Indiana.

Living in limbo

December 2, 2019 - 5:00am

Arthur Hirsch

As the U.S. government aggressively pursues undocumented immigrants, life goes on for months or even years as those in sanctuary appeal their cases.

SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential

November 18, 2019 - 5:00am

Sherri Scott

An Illinois congregation’s internship program offers students valuable firsthand workplace experience.

Allowing meditation to be messy

November 18, 2019 - 5:00am

Becky Brooks, Erika Hewitt

We need to rethink what ‘successful’ meditation looks like.

The existential issue of our time

November 13, 2019 - 1:15pm

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalists are getting involved with growing climate action network Extinction Rebellion.

Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal closing

November 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

Elaine McArdle

New Orleans service and learning center, founded after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is closing at the end of November. 

Let’s ‘UU the Vote’

November 4, 2019 - 8:15am

Susan Frederick-Gray

We are less than twelve months away from the most critical elections in our lifetimes. We must not be on the sidelines.

Spiritual friendship and social justice

October 28, 2019 - 4:00am

John A. Buehrens

The Transcendentalists practiced the art of forming and maintaining spiritual friendships transcending differences of gender, social location, theology, politics, and race.

The lawyer fighting for Liberia

October 23, 2019 - 7:00am

Sherri Scott

Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.

Climate crisis invites us to imagine regenerative economy

October 15, 2019 - 1:15pm

Lily Hartzell

The crushing interconnectedness of our world’s problems can be leveraged to create a comprehensive solution.

The power of we

October 9, 2019 - 11:00am

Elandria Williams, Carey McDonald, Barb Greve, Sofia Betancourt, Elías Ortega

Questions probing the heart of Unitarian Universalism.

‘Conversations for Liberation’ helps UUs address antiracism conflicts

October 9, 2019 - 11:00am

Staff Writer

Leaders of the UUA, affiliated professional organizations, and identity groups ask congregations to hold conversations and submit feedback by December 20.

‘You are whole and welcome here’

September 30, 2019 - 6:00am

Andrea Dulanto

A Virginia Breakthrough Congregation builds community through Pride.

Commission survey reveals strong support for antiracism work

September 25, 2019 - 7:00am

Elaine McArdle

Commission on Institutional Change is collecting testimony through end of September; 60 percent of survey respondents see antiracism work as most important to future of Unitarian Universalism.

UUs nationwide join Global Climate Strike

September 24, 2019 - 6:15pm

Elaine McArdle

Congregations show widespread support for largest mass action for climate justice.

The cup is what holds the light

September 23, 2019 - 9:10am

Susan Frederick-Gray

It is easy to hold up a light and declare that everyone is welcome. It is harder to build a place where everyone is truly at home.

Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20

September 11, 2019 - 6:45am

Elaine McArdle

‘This isn’t something a couple of kids can do. It’s something everybody needs to be taking action on.’

A search for truth and meaning

August 26, 2019 - 4:00am

Aneesa Shaikh

I would not be the kind of person I am today if I hadn’t kept searching.