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Birmingham UU congregation honored for civil rights legacy

Small church fed, housed, transported, and advised at least 225 UUs who joined the Selma-to-Montgomery march in 1965.

Elaine McArdle | 5/15/2015 | Summer 2015
Sanctuary of the Unitarian Society of Hartford, CT

Connecticut churches share architect, dramatic flair

In Westport and Hartford, Victor Lundy designed dramatic expressions of mid-century Unitarian Universalism.

Kenny Wiley | 5/15/2015 | Summer 2015
Illustration of a person holding a book and looking at the cover

The spiritual practice of story-sharing

Sharing our stories helps us connect with ourselves, our spirituality, and others.

Christine Organ | 5/15/2015 | Summer 2015
Longtime New Hope supporter, Tony, works on getting his bike ready to ride.

The real UU superpower

It is time to stop expecting young Unitarian Universalists to save the faith.

Sean Neil-Barron | 5/15/2015 | Summer 2015
Virginia Volker

‘Bearing witness to what I believed’

Virginia Volker recalls a lifetime of working for a more just Alabama. 

Elaine McArdle | 5/15/2015 | Summer 2015
Charina Austin talks with a fellow Baltimore resident during a May 2, 2015, protest of police brutality in Baltimore

‘This is home for me’

A black Baltimore Unitarian Universalist marches for Freddie Gray, her city, and her faith.

Kenny Wiley | 5/10/2015
People form a line between police and fellow protesters in Baltimore on April 28, 2015

In Baltimore, my liberation is bound up with yours

The minister of First Unitarian Church in Baltimore reflects on #BaltimoreUprising.

David Carl Olson | 4/30/2015
Charlotte Samuels hugs her grandmother

‘She smiles when she swims’

New Jersey teen sets new world record for open-water swimming.

Nicole Sweeney Etter | 2/23/2015 | Spring 2015
Child's hands holding tarantula

Tarantula

I faced my fears and they faced me. It wasn't that big a deal.

Meg Barnhouse | 1/12/2015 | Spring 2015
Christmas Eve at First Parish Church in Northborough, Massachusetts (Gary Phillips)

Seeing your sanctuary in a different light

Candlelight transforms a meetinghouse for Christmas Eve.

Sonja L. Cohen | 12/16/2014 | Winter 2014
Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, Kansas (Colin MacMillan)

Something more spiritual

The Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, Kansas, has nearly doubled its membership by being open to change.

Donald E. Skinner | 12/8/2014 | Winter 2014

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