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Congregations give a hand to immigrants
'It is one thing to talk about immigration in the abstract and another to hear people's stories.'
By Donald E. Skinner 1.3.11

Choirs bring a 'heart connection'
Unitarian Universalist church choirs strengthen community, deepen personal spirituality.
By Donald E. Skinner 9.6.10

Social media help spread Unitarian Universalism
Facebook, Twitter, and other tools for sharing your congregation's good work.
By Donald E. Skinner 5.24.10

Congregations benefit from camp experience
'Retreating and camping is a growth opportunity for Unitarian Universalism.'
By Donald E. Skinner 4.5.10

Innovations help congregants hear
How some Unitarian Universalist churches are helping people with hearing disabilities.
By Donald E. Skinner 1.25.10

Youth, adults bond through service trips
Service trips are a great way to help people in need.
By Donald E. Skinner 8.31.09

Congregations organize to combat recession
Tightening their own belts, Unitarian Universalist churches help members in need.
By Donald E. Skinner 5.18.09

Congregations remain hopeful in face of recession
Most are worried about finding ways to support members in need.
By Donald E. Skinner 2.23.09

Congregations develop programs for seniors
What Unitarian Universalist congregations can do to make churches friendlier places for seniors.
By Donald E. Skinner 11.10.08

More congregations create addiction ministries
125 Unitarian Universalist congregations now offer ministries to people struggling with addiction.
By Donald E. Skinner 10.20.08

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

Congregations helping other congregations
Aiding another congregation gives 'sense of supporting a larger vision of Unitarian Universalism.'
By Donald E. Skinner 8.11.08

Music programs key to congregational life
Growing diversity in music characterizes Unitarian Universalism today.
By Donald E. Skinner 3.31.08

Congregations welcome transgender people
Unitarian Universalist churches, General Assembly affirm transgender people.
By Donald E. Skinner 11.23.07

Starting a new congregation from scratch
How three new congregations began.
By Donald E. Skinner 10.22.07

Midweek church nights build spirit
Dinner, programs, and worship for all ages bring people together on weeknights.
By Tom Stites 7.30.07

Interfaith community groups leverage power
Hundreds of people gathered on a specific issue can have a strong impact on elected leaders.
By Donald E. Skinner 3.26.07

Congregations for the environment
Turning the UUA's Seventh Principle into a call to action.
By Donald E. Skinner 1.15.07

Summer UU religious education programs
Children need religious education in the summer, too.
By Donald E. Skinner 8.21.06

Community ministers help build bridges
Ministry to youth on an organic farm in Los Angeles links church to larger community.
By Donald E. Skinner 7.3.06

Outdoor labyrinth
Virginia church practices 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

Two-year process reexamines UU youth ministry
Congregational and denominational youth programs under review.
By Donald E. Skinner 2.27.06

The joys and challenges of covenant groups
Not all small groups are covenant groups.
By Donald E. Skinner 1.30.06

Interim ministers help ease transitions
Interim ministers help congregations make successful transitions between settled ministries.
By Donald E. Skinner 8.15.05

Tombaugh memorial window
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces honors a founding member's scientific achievements.
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.15.05

Raising money through home hospitality
Congregations turn to creative fundraisers.
By Donald E. Skinner 5.1.05

Sharing the plate increases giving
More congregations give their Sunday offering to charity.
By Donald E. Skinner 7.1.03

Congregations commit to civil liberties
UUA champions civil liberties as U.S. responds to 9/11.
By Donald E. Skinner 11.1.02