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Jane Greer is a former senior editor of UU World magazine.

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District board protests firing of its executive
UUA, Pacific Central District 'moving forward together' after disagreeing about firing of district executive.
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 2.28.11

Morales visits Unitarians and humanitarian partners in India
UUA President on two-week visit with Holdeen India partners and Unitarians in North East India.
By Jane Greer 2.21.11

Jefferson Unitarian Church has expanded three times
Colorado church's additions make space for a growing congregation.
By Jane Greer 2.15.11

Sheltering the faith, Spring 2011
News about congregational building programs.
By Jane Greer 2.15.11

Spiritual landmark, Spring 2011
Jefferson Unitarian Church keeps growing, building.
By Jane Greer 2.15.11

UU United Nations Office to rejoin UUA
Move will give UN office, UUA greater advocacy strength.
By Jane Greer 2.14.11

Board focused on planning for 2012 General Assembly
Will ask to eliminate Actions of Immediate Witness; hears proposal for smaller board.
By Jane Greer 2.7.11

Fire destroys 100-year-old Oregon church
UU Fellowship of Klamath County grieves loss of building.
By Jane Greer 1.24.11

Dunning celebrates persistence in repeal of DADT
Zoe Dunning, a retired Navy commander and Unitarian Universalist, stood by President Obama’s side as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was repealed.
By Jane Greer 1.24.11

Ann Arbor congregation uses wind power
Unitarian Universalist congregation builds wind turbine; Minnesota church to do the same.
By Jane Greer 1.10.11

New LGBT coordinator will emphasize trans issues
'It's time to give attention to the trans community,' says new UUA program coordinator Delfin Bautista.
By Jane Greer 12.20.10

Districts begin changing their governance role
Four district boards agree to recognize UUA Board of Trustees as sole governing board.
By Jane Greer 12.13.10

Board approves two-year project to shape UUA’s vision
Will invite congregations to use Appreciative Inquiry to develop ‘shared vision for denomination’s future.’
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 11.29.10

Offering a room to asylum seekers
Members of two N.J. Unitarian Universalist congregations host political asylum seekers as part of interfaith group.
By Jane Greer 11.15.10

William Schulz named new UUSC president
Schulz chosen for his leadership on human rights.
By Jane Greer 11.8.10

What in the World, Winter 2010
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions
By Jane Greer 11.1.10

Letters, Winter 2010
Readers respond to the Fall 2010 issue.
By Jane Greer 11.1.10

Spiritual landmark, Winter 2010
North Carolina congregation moved into a former dry-cleaning facility.
By Jane Greer 11.1.10

Congregational news, Winter 2010
Brief congregational news items from the Winter 2010 issue.
By Jane Greer 11.1.10

UUA board seeks big changes from districts
Proposed bylaw changes would end district election of trustees; other changes would allow off-site General Assembly delegates.
By Jane Greer 10.25.10

UUA challenges oil company’s political spending
Shareholder resolution questions oil company’s $4 million effort to delay California’s global warming law.
By Jane Greer 10.18.10

Board eyes reforms in time for Arizona General Assembly
Board discusses authorizing off-site GA delegates, reducing its own size, and reforming GA resolutions.
By Jane Greer 10.4.10

UUA leaders begin planning 2012 General Assembly
Planning Committee recommends expanded video coverage of 2011 GA, calls for review of Actions of Immediate Witness.
By Jane Greer 9.27.10

Morales questions Dalai Lama about science and religion
UUA president part of a discussion with Dalai Lama at IARF Congress in India.
By Jane Greer 9.20.10

Gainesville UUs respond to Qur’an-burning threat
Gainesville, Fla., interfaith community coalesces around threat to burn Muslim scriptures on 9/11 anniversary.
By Jane Greer 9.20.10

Congregational news, Fall 2010
Brief congregational news items from the Fall 2010 issue.
By Jane Greer 9.1.10

What in the World, Fall 2010
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 9.1.10

Letters, Fall 2010
Readers respond to the Summer 2010 issue.
By Jane Greer 9.1.10

Spiritual landmark: First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio
Tree motifs prominent in San Antonio church.
By Jane Greer 9.1.10

Morales visits Unitarian Universalists in the Philippines
UUA president’s visit will renew historic ties with UU Church of the Philippines.
By Jane Greer 8.30.10

Celebration marks 20th anniversary of partner church movement
Transylvanian and North American Unitarian Universalists have formed deep ties since fall of Communism.
By Jane Greer 8.23.10

Building houses, strengthening a church
Service trips to Nicaragua help revitalize Wisconsin church.
By Jane Greer 8.16.10

UUs cheer judge's ruling against California's Prop 8
Prop 8 legally invalidated, case expected to go to Supreme Court.
By Jane Greer 8.9.10

General Assembly focuses UUA on immigration
Selects immigration for four-year study; approves UUA election reforms.
By Jane Greer 7.5.10

'Justice' General Assembly to be held in Phoenix
Days and nights of work result in a plan most can endorse
By Jane Greer 6.28.10

General Assembly agenda includes contentious issues
Delegates to vote on Ariz. boycott, election reform, and ‘peacemaking’ Statement of Conscience.
By Jane Greer 6.21.10

Antiracism groups raise concerns about Arizona GA
In debate over UUA’s 2012 General Assembly, DRUUMM modifies boycott stance; LUUNA and ARE still favor boycott.
By Jane Greer 6.18.10

UUA president urges UUs not to boycott Phoenix GA
UUs conflicted over boycott of Phoenix as General Assembly site in 2012.
By Jane Greer 6.14.10

Unitarian Universalists debate boycotting Arizona
Organizations and individuals take sides over boycotting the state, site of the 2012 General Assembly, over its new law targeting undocumented immigrants.
By Jane Greer 6.7.10

UUA pulls pension fund from Fidelity
Board of Trustees approves switch to TIAA-CREF over Fidelity’s ties in Darfur.
By Jane Greer 5.24.10

Bid to rename Thomas Jefferson District fails again
Motion to change UUA district’s name falls short by 3 votes.
By Jane Greer 5.24.10

Church sues over zoning
Brief congregational news items from the Summer 2010 issue.
By Jane Greer 5.15.10

Letters, Summer 2010
Readers respond to the Spring 2010 issue.
By Jane Greer 5.15.10

What in the World, Summer 2010
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 5.15.10

Small fellowship builds without debt
Huntsville, Texas, Unitarian Universalists build a church for $105,000.
By Jane Greer 5.15.10

Books by UU authors, Summer 2010
A selection of recent books by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer 5.15.10

Board calls for General Assembly boycott of Arizona
Will ask delegates to approve withdrawing from contracts for 2012 GA in Phoenix; change could cost the UUA $615,000.
By Jane Greer 5.10.10

UUA contemplates bold changes
A guide to changes promoted by the Board of Trustees and by the UUA administration.
By Jane Greer and Donald E. Skinner and Christopher L. Walton 5.10.10

Board, president question Commission on Appraisal’s role
UUA Board of Trustees partially restores Commission’s budget, but is reviewing ‘accountability’ of elected UUA committees.
By Jane Greer 4.26.10

Sexuality training now required for UU seminarians
New requirement will help clergy deal with a broad range of sex-related issues.
By Jane Greer 4.5.10

William Schulz to serve as interim UUSC head
Search for former CEO Charlie Clements’s successor underway.
By Jane Greer 3.22.10

D.C. Universalist church hosts 10 couples' weddings
Ten same-sex couples from Maryland wed in Washington, D.C., church on March 9.
By Jane Greer 3.22.10

Church coffee house welcomes GLBTQ youth
Massachusetts UU congregation works with other community groups to sponsor teen program.
By Jane Greer 3.15.10

UUA eliminates Washington advocacy office
Reorganization to merge several departments; 15 employees laid off.
By Jane Greer 3.5.10

Pick up a hammer at 2010 General Assembly
Sign up for UUSC’s Habitat for Humanity camp or volunteer to revitalize a downtown neighborhood in Minneapolis in June.
By Jane Greer 3.1.10

Ugandan UUs oppose anti-homosexuality bill
Unitarian Universalists mobilize opposition to legislation that could make homosexuality a capital crime.
By Jane Greer 2.22.10

Books by UU authors, Spring 2010
A selection of recent books by Unitarian Universalists.
By Eric Fershtman and Jane Greer 2.15.10

Mailbox, Spring 2010
Readers defend 'hanging out,' criticize heroes of the left.
By Jane Greer 2.15.10

What in the World, Spring 2010
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 2.15.10

Spiritual Landmark, Spring 2010
Historic landmark draws visitors, TV cameras.
By Jane Greer 2.15.10

UUA board vows to transform governance
Will ask General Assembly to reduce number of trustees; change would have implications for districts.
By Jane Greer 2.15.10

Letters, Spring 2010
Readers respond to the Winter 2009 issue.
By Jane Greer 2.15.10

Church's $600K gift to aid hungry
Brief congregational news items from the Spring 2010 issue.
By Jane Greer 2.15.10

Rzepka steps down from CLF’s global ministry
In ten years leading the Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Rev. Dr. Jane Rzepka brought Unitarian Universalism’s “church without walls” to the Web.
By Jane Greer 2.8.10

UUA board considers far-reaching governance reform
Trustees plan to propose changes to General Assembly, trim board, and formalize new regional structure; election changes placed on 2010 GA agenda.
By Jane Greer 1.25.10

Ups and downs in fight for marriage equality
The Rev. Keith Kron on the fight for marriage equality and other aspects of Unitarian Universalist support for GLBT people.
By Jane Greer 1.4.10

D.C. gay marriage law signed at Unitarian church
Interfaith clergy coalition mobilized to promote same-sex marriage in nation’s capital.
By Jane Greer 12.21.09

Restoring a Gilded Age church
Church built to honor William Ellery Channing in 1880 is restored for the 21st century.
By Jane Greer 11.30.09

UUA health plan blends insurance with social justice
Plan now covers 745 employees of UU congregations and organizations; new benefits added each year.
By Jane Greer 11.16.09

What in the World, Winter 2009
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 11.1.09

Mailbox, Winter 2009
One in three letters responds to a controversial ad.
By Jane Greer 11.1.09

Books by UU authors, Winter 2009
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Sonja L. Cohen and Jane Greer and Eric Fershtman 11.1.09

Letters, Winter 2009
Readers respond to the Fall 2009 issue.
By Jane Greer 11.1.09

Congregational news roundup, Winter 2009
Jordan School alumni, junior philanthropists, church anniversaries, and more.
By Jane Greer 11.1.09

Morales plans comprehensive review of UU ministry
Trustees to focus on relationships with congregations; UUA’s investments rebound.
By Jane Greer 10.26.09

New system announced for choosing GA workshops
Most General Assembly workshops will focus on congregational growth, new directions in ministry, and social justice.
By Jane Greer 10.19.09

Nine same-sex Minnesota UU couples marry in Iowa
Unity Church-Unitarian sponsors 'Love Bus' to Des Moines UU Church.
By Jane Greer 9.21.09

UUA staff restructuring adds new V.P. position
Limpert named as vice president of Ministries and Congregational Support.
By Jane Greer 9.14.09

UUA launches 'Standing on the Side of Love' campaign
New website, resources to help congregations rally local communities on behalf of marginalized people.
By Jane Greer 9.7.09

Sales of new UU Spanish hymnal halted
‘Serious errors’ found in new publication.
By Jane Greer 8.24.09

Knoxville churches mark shooting anniversary
Unitarian Universalist congregations reflect on first year after a deadly shooting rampage.
By Jane Greer 8.3.09

UU convicted of littering while supplying humanitarian aid
Ministry provides water, supplies to migrants crossing Arizona desert
By Jane Greer 6.15.09

UUA shifts international focus to congregations
Sinkford’s presidency focused less on institutional alliances, set up resources for churches seeking international partners.
By Jane Greer 6.15.09

What in the World, Summer 2009
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 5.15.09

Letters, Summer 2009
Readers respond to the Spring 2009 issue.
By Jane Greer 5.15.09

Mailbox, Summer 2009
Evaluating Darwin's legacy, dismissing spirituality, and praising the cover.
By Jane Greer 5.15.09

Board proposes changes to UUA elections
Search committee would nominate candidates for president for a six-year term; board would nominate candidates for moderator.
By Jane Greer 4.27.09

Sinkford to join UU Urban Ministry staff
UUA president accepts one-year appointment after conclusion of term.
By Jane Greer 3.30.09

UUA cuts staff, reorganizes departments to balance budget
Equivalent of 13 full-time positions eliminated; Congregational Services to be reorganized.
By Jane Greer 3.23.09

What in the World, Spring 2009
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 2.15.09

Letters, Spring 2009
Readers respond to the Winter 2008 issue.
By Jane Greer 2.15.09

Books by UU authors, Spring 2009
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer 2.15.09

Mailbox, Spring 2009
Judging what's on the table, questioning what's on the cover.
By Jane Greer 2.15.09

UUA board votes to end independent affiliate status
Hears update on UUA cost-cutting measures, places new Principles and Purposes on GA agenda.
By Jane Greer 2.2.09

The mini-golf church
Unitarian Universalists congregation in Colorado Springs bought an amusement park in 2007.
By Jane Greer 2.2.09

Boston’s Channing Elementary School draws UU tutors
Interfaith program provides classroom assistants, clothing, school supplies, and food
By Jane Greer 1.12.09

UU minister to lead former Universalist college
The Rev. Dr. William L. Fox elected St. Lawrence University’s eighteenth president.
By Jane Greer 12.22.08

New ministry to train congregants in construction skills
TUUL-Belt Ministry to deploy UUs to disaster sites for rebuilding, pastoral care
By Jane Greer 12.8.08

UU a leader in campaign to end U.S. torture
Linda Gustitus, president of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, is a Unitarian Universalist.
By Jane Greer 12.1.08

UUA urges Calif. Supreme Court to overturn Proposition 8
Proposition 8 threatens the constitutional rights of all minority groups, according to lawsuit filed by religious coalition.
By Jane Greer 11.24.08

Hallman, Morales share visions for UUA presidency
Candidates for 2009 election take questions at New England fall conference.
By Jane Greer 11.17.08

Economic concerns foremost at October board meeting
UUA board hears financial reports, works on policy governance.
By Jane Greer 11.3.08

Letters, Winter 2008
Readers respond to the Summer 2008 issue.
By Jane Greer 11.1.08

Two die in Knoxville church shooting
Knoxville congregations, UUs nationwide reaffirm openness after July 27 attack.
By Jane Greer and Donald E. Skinner 11.1.08

Remembering the victims of Knoxville church shooting
In memoriam: Linda Kraeger and Greg McKendry.
By Jane Greer 11.1.08

what in the World, Winter 2008
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 11.1.08

Books by UU authors, Winter 2008
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer and Sonja L. Cohen 11.1.08

Mailbox, Winter 2008
Knoxville shootings, Christian tolerance garner responses.
By Jane Greer 11.1.08

Ted Sorensen, JFK's Unitarian speechwriter
In Kennedy's inaugural address, he concludes saying, "With history the final judge of our deeds . . ." That's not what other churches would say. That's Unitarianism.
By Jane Greer 10.20.08

Books by UU authors, Fall 2008
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Rosalie Davis and Jane Greer 8.18.08

Letters, Fall 2008
Readers respond to the Summer 2008 issue.
By Jane Greer 8.18.08

Mailbox, Fall 2008
Your letters let us know if we inspire, console, provoke, or even bore you.
By Jane Greer 8.18.08

Knoxville UUs tear garment to mourn shooting victims
Westside Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville mourns victims of church shooting.
By Jane Greer 8.18.08

Rowe Camp chapel fully renovated
101-year-old building serves UU camp founded in 1924.
By Jane Greer 8.18.08

Joe Barnhart remembers friend Linda Kraeger
Knoxville church-shooting victims part of a close-knit circle of family and friends.
By Jane Greer 8.18.08

What in the World, Fall 2008
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 8.18.08

Fund raises $41,000 for Knoxville church shooting victims
Gifts will support ‘spiritual care and practical financial assistance’; other donors fund UUA ad in New York Times.
By Jane Greer 8.11.08

Knoxville church adapts to aftermath of shooting
TVUUC leaders grateful for outpouring of support, preparing for long road to recovery.
By Jane Greer 8.11.08

'I've never been so proud to be a Knoxvillean'
Historian John Bohstedt talks about tackling the gunman who killed two at Tennessee Valley UU Church; reflects on city’s response.
By Jane Greer 8.1.08

Knoxville stands with grieving UUs after shootings
UUA president delivers message of hope one day after shooter's rampage in Unitarian Universalist church.
By Jane Greer 7.30.08

General Assembly endorses youth 'empowerment'
UUA’s 2008 convention asks for annual reports from congregations and denominational groups about youth and young adult empowerment.
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 7.7.08

Burmese cyclone fund raises more than $100,000
UUSC-UUA fund has disbursed $30,000 already; relief delivery complicated and slow.
By Jane Greer 6.30.08

Dan Brody seeks reelection as UUA financial advisor
Newton, Mass., finance expert seeks second term as UUA officer at 2009 General Assembly.
By Jane Greer 6.16.08

UUA seeks reconciliation for historical wrongs
UU minister discovers slave-trading ancestor.
By Jane Greer 6.9.08

Letters, Summer 2008
Readers respond to the Spring 2008 issue.
By Jane Greer 5.15.08

What in the World, Summer 2008
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 5.15.08

Books by UU authors, Summer 2008
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 5.15.08

Mailbox, Summer 2008
War and racism garner responses.
By Jane Greer 5.15.08

UUA, UUSC raise funds for Burmese cyclone victims
Repressive government, poor infrastructure hamper relief efforts.
By Jane Greer 5.12.08

Board urges transparency in youth ministry transition
At April meeting, UUA board approves funding for youth ‘transition team’ in place of YRUU.
By Jane Greer 5.5.08

Career diplomat heads UU United Nations Office
Bruce Knotts brings experience, savvy to UN office.
By Jane Greer 3.31.08

UUA, other investors pressure Fidelity over Sudan
Shareholder resolutions would bar investments that ‘contribute to genocide’ in Darfur, elsewhere.
By Jane Greer 3.24.08

Peter Morales, candidate for UUA president
Minister of Jefferson Unitarian Church in Golden, Colo., sees growth, social justice as priorities.
By Jane Greer 3.17.08

Laurel Hallman, candidate for UUA president
Minister of First Unitarian Church of Dallas emphasizes comfort with religious language, UUA services.
By Jane Greer 3.17.08

Local TV show sheds light on mental illness
UU minister conducts mental health ministry via public access TV.
By Jane Greer 3.10.08

Pennsylvania church cleans up oil spill
Small UU congregation needs to raise $45,000.
By Jane Greer 3.3.08

UUA suspends funding for young adult network
C*UUYAN has cancelled annual conferences; UUA staff groups serving youth and young adults expected to merge.
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 2.18.08

Books by UU authors, Spring 2008
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 2.15.08

New London congregation has room to grow
Remodeled sanctuary features skyscape mural.
By Jane Greer 2.15.08

Letters, Spring 2008
Readers respond to the Spring 2008 issue.
By Jane Greer 2.15.08

What in the World, Spring 2008
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 2.15.08

Mailbox, Spring 2008
Article on Unitarian Universalism and class continues to draw responses.
By Jane Greer 2.15.08

Concert for Appalachian mountaintops
Kentucky church youth group raises money to stop mountaintop removal coal mining.
By Jane Greer 2.8.08

UUA board reaffirms Florida General Assembly
Ministers Association pulls out of GA convention center.
By Jane Greer 2.1.08

UU delegation heads to Kenya
Aid fund established to help victims of violence in Kenya.
By Jane Greer 1.21.08

New archive celebrates UU people of color
Sankofa Project shares photos and documents from past and present UUs of color.
By Jane Greer 1.18.08

Recycling an old church
Elements from a 1911 church are incorporated into a new sanctuary for Unitarian Universalists in Peoria.
By Jane Greer 12.31.07

Arson suspected in Pasadena church fire
Throop Unitarian Universalist Church waits for investigation's results.
By Jane Greer 12.7.07

Scholarships aid UU doctoral students
Revitalized program increases scholarship amounts; Unitarian Universalist scholars gather at AAR.
By Jane Greer 12.7.07

Exhibit features D.C. church's activist clergy
All Souls Church, Unitarian, in Washington celebrates 186 years of clergy activism.
By Jane Greer 11.16.07

Security at 2008 General Assembly concerns UUA board
October meeting approves fifth independent affiliate, plans review of General Assembly, elections practices.
By Jane Greer 11.2.07

Mailbox, Winter 2007
Article about class and liberal religion hits a nerve.
By Jane Greer 11.1.07

On the Web, Winter 2007
Online responses to 'UU World.'
By Jane Greer 11.1.07

Books by UU authors, Winter 2007
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer 11.1.07

Letters, Winter 2007
Readers respond to the Fall 2007 issue.
By Jane Greer 11.1.07

What in the World, Winter 2007
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 11.1.07

Sinkford urges churches to seek international partners
Unitarian Universalist Partner Church Council looking for more church partners.
By Jane Greer 10.26.07

Spiritual landmark in Second Life
Building a Unitarian Universalist church in a virtual reality world.
By Jane Greer 10.22.07

UUA and UCC collaborate on antiwar protest
Leaders of Unitarian Universalist Association, United Church of Christ deliver 73,000 signatures to Congress.
By Jane Greer 10.19.07

Unitarian Universalism's army of volunteers
UUA committee members contribute thousands of hours to make the Association work.
By Jane Greer 9.21.07

Louisiana UUs decry racism in 'Jena Six' case
Two Unitarian Universalist congregations protest racial injustice.
By Jane Greer 9.14.07

UU minister performs Iowa's first same-sex wedding
Gay couple married by Unitarian Universalist minister before court blocked other weddings.
By Jane Greer 9.7.07

Young adult summer internships combined service, spirituality
14 UU college students took part in Summer of Spirituality and Service.
By Jane Greer 9.7.07

Mailbox, Fall 2007
Thoughts on Buddhism, feminist history, and Margaret Fuller.
By Jane Greer 8.18.07

Books by UU authors, Fall 2007
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer 8.18.07

What in the world, Fall 2007
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 8.18.07

On the web, Fall 2007
Online responses to 'UU World.'
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 8.18.07

Racism subject of church group's play
Dignity Players tackle social justice themes in Annapolis.
By Jane Greer 8.3.07

Star Island reopens after unexpected closure
Popular N.H. summer conference center cleared by fire chief; executive director resigns.
By Jane Greer 7.27.07

'High-Five' challenge increases giving at New York church
Staten Island congregation responds to call to compensate staff fairly.
By Jane Greer 7.6.07

Two New England UUA districts consolidate
July 2008 merger of New Hampshire-Vermont and Northeast districts to offer revitalization and increased services.
By Jane Greer 6.8.07

Antiwar song inspires peace movement
Unitarian Universalist Association and UU Service Committee join 'Where is the Rage?' project, protesting Iraq war.
By Jane Greer 6.1.07

Trustee endows new scholarship at Meadville Lombard
Chicago seminary announces second merit-based scholarship as part of plan to recruit top students.
By Jane Greer 5.25.07

UUA pressures Fidelity over Sudanese investments
President Sinkford calls for change of policy at UUA’s fund manager; retirement plan holders urged to change funds.
By Jane Greer 5.18.07

What in the world, Summer 2007
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 5.15.07

Mailbox, Summer 2007
Thoughts on eating, gratitude, and UUA purposes.
By Jane Greer 5.15.07

Books by UU authors, Summer 2007
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 5.15.07

Maryland congregation meets in a yurt
Sugarloaf Congregation of Unitarian Universalists builds inexpensive new home.
By Jane Greer 5.15.07

Board shifts funding priorities for theological education
Board of Trustees gives new goals to Panel on Theological Education, applies new rules to independent affiliates, proposes change in moderator's role.
By Jane Greer 5.7.07

UUA persuades hotel chain to open up on energy use
Starwood corporation responds favorably to shareholder resolution on global warming.
By Jane Greer 4.20.07

Liberal religious groups lobby for comprehensive sex education
Teens join UUA-UCC effort promoting end to abstinence-only sex education.
By Jane Greer 3.30.07

Youth service trip stranded by blizzard
Chicago Unitarian Universalists come to aid of Mass. teens returning from service project.
By Jane Greer 3.23.07

Couple's peace witness inspires congregation
Rochester, N.Y., couple builds peace network in their Unitarian Universalist church.
By Jane Greer 3.23.07

Unitarian radio station has global ambitions
Transylvanian Internet radio station broadcasts Unitarian values, adds English-language programming.
By Jane Greer 3.9.07

UUA calls for shareholder votes on CEO pay
Unitarian Universalist Association files shareholder resolutions on executive compensation with three major corporations.
By Jane Greer 3.2.07

Washington church hosts tent city
Homeless encampment at Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation can stay 90 days.
By Jane Greer 2.23.07

What in the World, Spring 2007
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 2.15.07

Mailbox, Spring 2007
Thoughts on torture and human dignity.
By Jane Greer 2.15.07

Letters, Spring 2007
Readers respond to the Winter 2006 issue.
By Jane Greer 2.15.07

The church in the hill
Architect of Jacksonville, Fla., church wanted building to look like an extension of the land.
By Jane Greer 2.15.07

On the web, Spring 2007
Online responses to 'UU World.'
By Jane Greer 2.15.07

Teen raises money for Botswana orphanage
14-year-old Annie Arnzen raises $10,000 from schools, churches, community for African orphanage.
By Jane Greer 2.9.07

Books address adoption's complications
Clear and honest writing about adopting a child.
By Jane Greer 2.5.07

Hundreds of UUs attend Iraq protest in Washington, D.C.
Unitarian Universalists from 13 states travel to capitol.
By Jane Greer 2.2.07

Beth Miller leads department in transition
Unitarian Universalist Association's multifaceted ministry staff group broadens its mission.
By Jane Greer 12.29.06

Meadville Lombard announces new scholarship
Gift from Spencer and Susan Lavan to encourage academic excellence at Chicago seminary.
By Jane Greer 12.15.06

Churches respond to global AIDS crisis
Unitarian Universalist congregations raise funds, lobby for international AIDS relief.
By Jane Greer 12.8.06

Feast and famine at church supper
Guests experience wealth and poverty at Swampscott, Mass., ‘Hunger Banquet.’
By Jane Greer 11.24.06

UU civil rights martyr posthumously honored
Viola Liuzzo inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.
By Jane Greer 11.10.06

On the Web, Winter 2006
Online responses to 'UU World.'
By Jane Greer 11.1.06

What in the World? Winter 2006
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 11.1.06

Church meets gold standard for green buildings
Ohio fellowship builds first LEED gold-certified place of worship in America.
By Jane Greer 11.1.06

UU church display a reminder of domestic violence
Silhouettes of slain women memorialize domestic homicides.
By Jane Greer 10.27.06

Unitarian Universalists condemn 'torture' law
Several UU groups say Military Commissions Act allows torture and strips detainees of habeas corpus rights.
By Jane Greer 10.20.06

New York UUs reaping bountiful harvest
Organic gardening project distributes fresh produce to food pantries.
By Jane Greer 9.15.06

UU tackles patient safety after tragedy
Ilene Corina of the South Nassau UU Congregation became an activist after her son's death in 1990.
By Jane Greer 9.4.06

Transylvanian Unitarians rebuild, look to future
Donations from UUA, Partner Church Council help restore villages ravaged in last year's floods.
By Jane Greer 8.25.06

What in the World? Fall 2006
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 8.15.06

Old Ship Church celebrates 325 years
Hingham, Mass., church dates to Puritan era.
By Jane Greer 8.15.06

Mailbox, Fall 2006
What our readers tell us.
By Jane Greer 8.15.06

Restructured UU Women's Federation turns to grant giving
UUWF now funds women's social justice projects instead of providing direct services to congregations.
By Jane Greer and Donald E. Skinner 8.11.06

Knoxville UU teens demonstrate for right to hold hands in public
After facing harassment, gay teens organize protest drawing 200.
By Jane Greer 8.4.06

UU shot in Seattle hate crime
American Muslim gunman shoots 5, kills 1 at Jewish Federation.
By Jane Greer 8.4.06

Anti-abortionists target UU church in Mississippi
Members of Operation Save America demonstrate at Jackson church as part of effort to close Mississippi's last abortion clinic.
By Jane Greer 7.21.06

Phoenix sculpture marks congregation's renewal
How an Atlanta congregation rebuilt itself.
By Jane Greer 7.10.06

Program strengthens church social justice work
Long-running UUA program helps congregations evaluate and strengthen their social justice programs.
By Jane Greer 6.9.06

UU ministers protest Marriage Protection Amendment
Religious leaders travel to Washington to oppose amendment barring same-sex marriage.
By Jane Greer 5.26.06

Harvard announces professorship in Unitarian Universalist studies
Funding completed for Ralph Waldo Emerson Professor; scholar will study Unitarian Universalism and other liberal religious traditions.
By Jane Greer and Christopher L. Walton 5.25.06

Regional conferences train new young adult leaders
New conferences bring UU young adult leadership training to the local level.
By Jane Greer 5.19.06

What in the World? Summer 2006
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 5.15.06

Mailbox, Summer 2006
What our readers tell us.
By Jane Greer 5.15.06

Hundreds use opportunity to junk old computers
Michigan interfaith alliance’s e-waste collection nets 300 tons.
By Jane Greer 5.8.06

Unitarian Universalists rally for end to genocide
UUA President takes the stage at national rally to save Darfur.
By Jane Greer 5.5.06

Congregations to set agenda for General Assembly
New survey designed to draw more congregational participation.
By Jane Greer 4.7.06

Six UU groups make quilts for interfaith exhibit
Unitarian Universalists quilt with Muslims, Catholics, Protestants for Boston-area interfaith exhibit.
By Jane Greer 3.31.06

Outdoor labyrinth
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, is practicing a centuries-old tradition.
By Jane Greer 3.20.06

Fairbanks home to northernmost UU congregation
New building puts Alaska congregation 'on the map.'
By Jane Greer 3.6.06

UUA to help congregations with international connections
Director of Partner Church Council hired to lead UUA's review of international work.
By Jane Greer 3.3.06

Reviving a 227-year-old church
How the oldest Universalist church in America came back to life.
By Jane Greer 2.27.06

Church groups organize in more states for marriage equality
Unitarian Universalists flex new political muscle lobbying for marriage equality.
By Jane Greer and Tom Stites 2.20.06

What in the World? Spring 2006
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussion.
By Jane Greer 2.15.06

Record giving for disaster victims
Tsunami, hurricane, flooding, and earthquake relief.
By Jane Greer and Tom Stites 2.15.06

Mailbox, Spring 2006
What our readers tell us.
By Jane Greer 2.15.06

UU church hosts Senator Kennedy for living wage rally
Martin Luther King Jr. Day event promotes economic justice for low-wage earners.
By Jane Greer 1.23.06

Tsunami fund focuses on marginalized populations
$2 million raised by Unitarian Universalist partnership helps marginalized populations and women affected by 2004 disaster.
By Jane Greer 1.9.06

Three UUs arrested at Capitol budget protest
Interfaith protest against proposed federal budget cuts.
By Jane Greer and Donald E. Skinner 12.19.05

New director of UU United Nations Office
Jim Nelson brings international experience to advocacy and educational organization.
By Jane Greer 12.5.05

Churches relying on renewable energy sources
Wind, solar, and geothermal power in use or planned at several Unitarian Universalist churches.
By Jane Greer 11.28.05

UUA advertising in Times Square
Times Square video will run 24 days around Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.
By Jane Greer 11.14.05

Largest gathering of Cuban Unitarian Universalists
Unitarian Universalism gains momentum in Cuba.
By Jane Greer 11.7.05

What in the World?, Winter 2005
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 11.1.05

Mailbox, Winter 2005
What our readers tell us.
By Jane Greer 11.1.05

A death in Iraq; a church changed
An opponent becomes an ally after losing his soldier son.
By Jane Greer 10.31.05

Bare naked church ladies
Church's playful fundraising calendar celebrates senior women.
By Jane Greer 10.3.05

Unitarians in Transylvania suffer in floods
Partner churches in U.S. rally to help historic Unitarian communities; UUA raises relief funds.
By Jane Greer 9.19.05

Gulf Coast Relief Fund tops $1 million
$1,005,731 given to UUA-UUSC hurricane relief fund; online technology played major role.
By Jane Greer 9.16.05

UUs see progress in California gay marriage vote
Despite the governor's expected veto, Unitarian Universalists celebrate California legislature's vote for marriage equality.
By Jane Greer 9.12.05

All Souls rings 'Abolition Bell' for Iraq dead
Washington, D.C., Unitarian church rings its 1822 Revere bell to honor soldiers and Iraqis killed in the war.
By Jane Greer 9.6.05

Maryland UUs battle for marriage equality
Same-sex couples sue for marriage licenses in Baltimore.
By Jane Greer 9.6.05

First UU minister named Zen master
The Rev. James Ishmael Ford is the first Unitarian Universalist minister to be named a Zen master.
By Jane Greer 8.29.05

Sheen to play Rumsfeld at UUSC mock trial
'Call for Justice Weekend,' sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, will protest U.S. torture policies.
By Jane Greer 8.29.05

Beacon Press surpasses UUA's three-year goals
Beacon Press exceeds requirements set by the UUA Board.
By Jane Greer 8.22.05

Gitmo's first female chaplain is UU
The Rev. Cynthia Kane is one of four military chaplains at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
By Jane Greer 8.22.05

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unitarian Universalist churches
Architect with Unitarian roots designed two famous Unitarian Universalist churches.
By Jane Greer 6.30.05

What in the World May/June 2005
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer 5.1.05

What in the World March/April 2005
Questions for spiritual reflection
By Jane Greer 3.1.05

What in the World? January/February 2005
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussion.
By Jane Greer 1.1.05

Resources on corporate privilege
Learn more about corporate privilege and ways citizens can work for change.
By Jane Greer and Tom Stites 5.1.03

Communities take on corporations
People across the country are finding new ways to set democratic limits to corporate power.
By Jane Greer 5.1.03

Interview with Rita Nakashima Brock and Rebecca Parker
What to do when experience challenges tradition.
By Christopher L. Walton and Jane Greer 3.3.02