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Church offering plate

Nashua church gives offering away every week

Unitarian Universalists in Nashua, New Hampshire, have put $250,000 in the plate over the past twelve years—and given it all away.

Christian Schmidt | 5/25/2015
Terasa Cooley and David Carl Olson

Grant will aid Baltimore church’s Black Lives Matter work

$3,000 from James Reeb Fund presented to First Unitarian Church of Baltimore.

Elaine McArdle | 5/18/2015
Mother and child banner at the front of a protest march

Three mothers and many children to a room

Unitarian Universalists call attention to new detention centers holding hundreds of immigrant families.

Elaine McArdle | 5/8/2015
The UUA Board of Trustees, shown here at the 2014 General Assembly in Providence, R.I.

UUA cuts regional committees that assess seminarians

Board approves 2016 budget, ending funds for Regional Subcommittees on Candidacy; UUA will expand ‘In Care’ programs instead.

Elaine McArdle | 5/4/2015
lunch for Baltimore students

In Baltimore, Unitarian Universalists look for ways to help

Joining vigils for Freddie Gray, packing lunches for school children, learning from black community’s distress.

Kenny Wiley | 4/30/2015
Rendering by Studio G Architects of the Y2Y Harvard Square young adult homeless shelter at First Parish in Cambridge, Mass.

Cambridge church will host shelter for homeless youth

First Parish partnership with Y2Y Harvard Square will shelter 20 young adults.

Christian Schmidt | 4/27/2015
Laptop with 2015 GA logo

Participate in General Assembly from afar at Virtual GA

Nine workshops, plus plenary events and worship, will be streamed live.

Elaine McArdle | 4/13/2015 | Summer 2015
The Rev. Harlan Limpert leads UUA staff in reading a litany of rededication for a memorial to Jimmie Lee Jackson, the Rev. James Reeb, and Viola Liuzzo

UUA rededicates Selma memorial at Boston HQ

Bronze monument commemorates three civil rights martyrs killed in Alabama in 1965.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/6/2015
UUs walk in the 2014 People's Climate March, New York City

Climate Justice Month calls UUs to new campaign

Through Earth Day, series of invitations to join Commit2Respond, a new climate justice campaign.

Tina Porter | 3/30/2015
Firefighters could not save the 1837 meetinghouse of First Universalist Church of Southold, New York, when it burned overnight March 14–15, 2015

Historic Universalist church destroyed by fire

First Universalist Church of Southold, New York, built in 1837, incinerated March 14.

Elaine McArdle | 3/23/2015 | Summer 2015
The Rev. Dr. Susan Ritchie, UUA secretary

UUA trustees mull their role in Starr King conflict

At Board of Trustees meeting in Alabama, UUA welcomes two new congregations, may have eight more by June.

Elaine McArdle | 3/16/2015
UU marchers in Selma, Alabama

In Selma, ‘we are your partners forever’

More than 500 Unitarian Universalists join 50th anniversary march in Selma, Alabama, March 4–9, 2015.

 

Christopher L. Walton, Elaine McArdle | 3/6/2015 | Summer 2015

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