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A cathedral of trees

People sitting on a bench at Ferry Beach

A cathedral of trees

Just off the coast of southern Maine, the chapel at Ferry Beach retreat and conference center is “a cathedral of trees.”

Kenny Wiley | 8/24/2015 | Fall 2015

‘Come and join us’

People in the Durango, Colorado congregation.

‘Come and join us’

Enthusiastic and growing, a lay-led Colorado fellowship invites its first minister.

Michael Hart | 8/24/2015 | Fall 2015

In the hot zone

Dr. Patricia Ruze with her colleague Satie Buya

In the hot zone

When Ebola began ravaging West Africa, Dr. Patricia Ruze was determined to help.

Elaine McArdle | 8/24/2015 | Fall 2015

Five ways to support Black Lives Matter

A protester holds a #BlackLivesMatter bandana at a rally in Portland, Oregon, June 28.

Five ways to support Black Lives Matter

Many Unitarian Universalists want to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are five ways to get started.

Kenny Wiley | 8/10/2015

Connecticut churches share architect, dramatic flair

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 | 7/30/2015 | Summer 2015

The spiritual practice of story-sharing

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 | 7/13/2015 | Summer 2015

‘Bearing witness to what I believed’

Virginia Volker

‘Bearing witness to what I believed’

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

Elaine McArdle | 6/29/2015 | Summer 2015

The real UU superpower

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 | 6/15/2015 | Summer 2015

Black Lives Matter banner ‘brings out conversation’

Members of the UU Church of Boulder, Colorado, with their Black Lives Matter banner at the annual “MLK Marade” at City Park in Denver, January 19, 2015.

Black Lives Matter banner ‘brings out conversation’

More than two dozen Unitarian Universalist congregations have put Black Lives Matter banners on their buildings.

Kenny Wiley | 6/11/2015 | Summer 2015

Birmingham UU congregation honored for civil rights legacy

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 | 5/14/2015 | Summer 2015

‘This is home for me’

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 | Fall 2015

In Baltimore, my liberation is bound up with yours

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

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