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Why are we talking about white supremacy?

January 21, 2019 - 6:15am

Crystal M. Fleming

The idiot’s guide to critical race theory.

Creating an on-air ministry

January 14, 2019 - 1:40pm

David H. Messner

How a congregation’s community radio station makes church participatory, provocative, and fun.

Better than Sunday school

January 7, 2019 - 8:00am

Nicole Sweeney Etter

Forty hours of Chalice Camp is almost as much time as kids would get in a full year of Sunday school.

Love the hell out of this world

December 31, 2018 - 5:00am

Susan Frederick-Gray

If we are not acting fearlessly for human dignity, compassion, justice, and peace, then we are failing to live our mission.

Bellingham fellowship assists families of immigrants arrested in ICE raid

December 24, 2018 - 6:00am

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalists provide meeting space, food, money, and volunteer support to local immigrant families disrupted by ICE arrests.

Merry Christmas, Humanists

December 24, 2018 - 5:00am

Doug Muder

Millions of Humanists celebrate Christmas joyfully, meaningfully, and authentically, without pretending to be Christians or grinchishly trying to take anything away from them.

‘I would still undertake the call’

December 17, 2018 - 11:05am

Heather Beasley Doyle

A New Hampshire congregation attempts to repair past wrongs by the church against a devoted biracial Universalist minister, his sister, and their family.

Christina Rivera resigns from UUA Board of Trustees

December 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Elaine McArdle

Rivera was a central figure in the UUA’s 2017 hiring controversy and an organizer of the White Supremacy Teach-in; UUA co-moderators denounce hateful letters Rivera and her family received.

Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol

December 14, 2018 - 1:50pm

Michael Hart

Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.

Following the leaders

December 10, 2018 - 2:00pm

Alicia Cooke

In the ongoing battle for the environment, we must learn to listen to those most affected.

Hunting for answers

December 3, 2018 - 9:00am

Jeffrey A. Lockwood

Cultivating human virtue, respecting the animal, defining oneself.


November 26, 2018 - 12:30pm

Theresa I. Soto

My bodily differences are part of my dignity and humanity.

My pony

November 26, 2018 - 12:25pm

Meg Barnhouse

Admitting I would benefit from using a scooter gave me the gift of freedom.

Coming together with deeply-held faiths

November 20, 2018 - 1:35pm

TK Barger

More than 200 faith communities come together at Parliament of the World’s Religions.

Amid fires’ devastation, ‘we are not in recovery mode at all’

November 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

Michael Hart

California wildfires displace thousands, including Unitarian Universalists; UUA Disaster Relief Fund has already responded.

Cultivating leaders

November 12, 2018 - 5:00am

Michael Hart

Embracing an innovative shared leadership model has created a happier, more vital congregation in Athens, Georgia.

UUA membership rises for first time since 2008

November 5, 2018 - 5:00am

Christopher L. Walton

But children’s enrollment in religious education continues to drop.

Living for the chance of success

October 29, 2018 - 4:00am

Liz James

Every generation fights overwhelming odds for a more just world—and for the next generation to have the chance to fight, too.

Hurricane damages three buildings of fellowship in Panama City, Florida

October 23, 2018 - 6:15am

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalists lose homes in Hurricane Michael; Panama City fellowship’s least-damaged building is used as relief staging area.

The positive power of group hugs

October 22, 2018 - 4:00am

Alison Oatman

‘Touch binds us together in a way that is warm and builds community.’