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Hurricane Katrina

Coverage of the 2005 hurricane, its aftermath, and Unitarian Universalist responses.

On Katrina anniversary, New Orleans congregations weather Isaac

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The Rev. Melanie Morel-Ensminger, minister of First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans

On Katrina anniversary, New Orleans congregations weather Isaac

Three area congregations emerge unscathed from Category 1 hurricane

Donald E. Skinner | 9/3/2012

Bound to the 'last spot of land in Louisiana'

Life
The Rev. Tyronne Edwards

Bound to the 'last spot of land in Louisiana'

A visit to Plaquemines Parish, which Unitarian Universalists helped rebuild after Hurricane Katrina, as Hurricane Isaac approached.

Deborah Weiner | 8/29/2012

Meet a Trustee: Erik David Carlson

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Meet a Trustee: Erik David Carlson

Carlson is committed to creating better services for youth and young adults.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 4/9/2012

UUA Board urges repudiation of 'Doctrine of Discovery'

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UUA Board urges repudiation of 'Doctrine of Discovery'

Meeting in New Orleans, board names moderator candidates, mulls future of UUA headquarters and social justice resolutions.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 1/30/2012

'Bright and shining church' rises from Katrina's floodwaters

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Members of Community Church, UU, gathered on the steps of the rebuilt New Orleans church

'Bright and shining church' rises from Katrina's floodwaters

Community Church in New Orleans celebrates new building, five years after hurricane.

Donald E. Skinner | 4/18/2011

New Orleans UU churches alive—and struggling

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New Orleans UU churches alive—and struggling

Three New Orleans churches and a Gulfport, Miss., congregation struggle to regain members five years after Katrina.

Donald E. Skinner | 8/30/2010

Youth, adults bond through service trips

Congregational life

Youth, adults bond through service trips

Service trips are a great way to help people in need and cultivate a lifelong awareness of the importance of serving others.

Donald E. Skinner | 8/31/2009 | Fall 2009

Vanessa’s garage

Spirit

Vanessa’s garage

Volunteering in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina—and the aftermath of my diagnosis with ALS—has helped me appreciate the complexity of asking for, and offering, help.

Mary J Harrington | 6/15/2009

New Orleans UU congregations still welcome help

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New Orleans UU congregations still welcome help

Area churches organize to coordinate fundraising, volunteers.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 6/8/2009

New ministry to train congregants in construction skills

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New ministry to train congregants in construction skills

TUUL-Belt Ministry to deploy UUs to disaster sites for rebuilding, pastoral care

Jane Greer | 12/8/2008

Hurricanes damage UU churches, homes in Texas

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Hurricanes damage UU churches, homes in Texas

Sense of “normalcy” destroyed for many repeat hurricane victims.

Donald E. Skinner | 9/22/2008

New Orleans UUs mark third anniversary of Katrina

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New Orleans UUs mark third anniversary of Katrina

Community Church demolishes building as New Orleans UUs find new ways to work together; Hurricane Gustav disrupts Katrina commemorations.

Donald E. Skinner | 9/1/2008

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