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First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa: connected to the natural world

First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa: connected to the natural world

Its floor-to-ceiling windows, views of the Ottawa River and hills, massive hanging lights, warm wood tones, and red upholstery inspire awe.

Sonja L. Cohen | 2/20/2017

A doctor makes transgender care her priority

A doctor makes transgender care her priority

A UU-founded family practice in rural New York offers transgender patients the services they need.

Elaine McArdle | 3/27/2017

Let’s get started, together

Let’s get started, together

When our values are threatened, a congregation is an anchor against despair.

Doug Muder | 1/30/2017

Field notes for the resistance

Field notes for the resistance

How to defend the values we uphold.

Janet Hayes | 1/16/2017

Kwanzaa brings multifaith family together

Kwanzaa brings multifaith family together

As a Unitarian Universalist, Kwanzaa gives me—and my multifaith family—a chance to reflect on our commitments to our most deeply held principles.

Takiyah Nur Amin | 12/26/2016

Dancing with grief, hope, and resistance

Dancing with grief, hope, and resistance

The world needs people who resist, and people who don’t let anything keep them from dancing.

Erin J. Walter | 12/12/2016

Roo, exactly as he is

Roo, exactly as he is

When we invite children to tell the truth about themselves, when we meet them with compassion and acceptance, we become a sanctuary.

Jen Shattuck | 1/30/2017 | Winter 2016

A rare happily-ever-after for queer characters

A rare happily-ever-after for queer characters

Jaime Jarrett’s musical Normativity shows that LGBTQ characters deserve happy endings, too.

Air Nonken | 12/5/2016 | Winter 2016

At The Sanctuaries, they ask what you need

At The Sanctuaries, they ask what you need

A diverse and multifaith arts, spirituality, and justice community for young adults thrives in Washington, D.C.

Kenny Wiley | 11/14/2016 | Winter 2016

‘It’s the heart of what we do’

‘It’s the heart of what we do’

Nineteen years on, a church’s annual Christmas Day Dinner brings the community closer than ever.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 12/19/2016 | Winter 2016

Raising UU interfaith ambassadors

Raising UU interfaith ambassadors

We must help Unitarian Universalist children and youth engage deeply with a variety of faith traditions.

Michelle Richards | 10/3/2016

Quincy church, presidents’ tomb

Quincy church, presidents’ tomb

Two U.S. presidents and their wives are buried in a Unitarian Universalist church in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Sonja L. Cohen | 10/24/2016 | Fall 2016

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