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Audio Recordings, Fall 2009



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Audio recordings of the Fall 2009 UU World are available as .mp3 files. You may listen to the magazine in sections or article by article: The first five links below group related articles together; the numbered tracks offer individual articles in the order in which they appear in the magazine.

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These recordings are made possible by the UUA Department of Communications and the UUA Office of Accessibility Concerns, and were recorded by Dick Hill with audio production by Peter Bowden.

Commuting-length audio files

Features (1:01:09)

Front Matter : From the Editor, From the New President, Mailbox, Letters to the editor, Blog roundup, What in the World? (30:27)

Ideas : Forum, Looking Back, Seeing Joseph Priestley Whole, Books to Note, Songs for multicultural and multigenerational worship, Books by UU authors (43:31)

Spirit : Opening Words, Reflections (22:31)

News: Congregational Life, Spiritual Landmarks, News (13:43)

Individual articles

TRACK 01 Opening Words (2:07)

"From the Editor" (4:20)

TRACK 03 From the New President: We want our movement to change (5:19)

TRACK 04 Mailbox (3:16)

TRACK 05 Letters to the Editor (10:41)

TRACK 06 Blog roundup (7:44)

TRACK 07 Forum: Reach out to become a ‘public’ church (10:20)

TRACK 08 Congregational Life: Youth, adults bond through service trips (7:57)

TRACK 09 Spiritual Landmarks (2:46)

TRACK 10 SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE: Practice gratitude (9:07)

TRACK 11 SEEKING PEACE: Be the change (5:11)

TRACK 12 ODYSSEY: A spark of understanding (3:29)

TRACK 13 CREATIONS: Lot A, Mills Heights (1:30)

TRACK 14 POEM: Death barged in (1:59)

TRACK 15 POEM: Just cause (1:54)

TRACK 16 CREATIONS: Winter Falls (1:28)

TRACK 17 The Gospel of Inclusion (32:09)

TRACK 18 Families: Weave a Tapestry of Faith (13:22)

" Be Present" is not available in audio due to licensing restrictions.

TRACK 20 General Assembly 2009: A Multicultural Future (22:27)

TRACK 21 Awards for Service to Church and State (3:21)

TRACK 22 Social Witness Resolutions (3:01)

TRACK 23 Beacon Press to reissue MLK writings (4:13)

TRACK 24 Portrait of a President (1:38)

TRACK 25 Membership in UUA declines slightly in 2008 (3:08)

TRACK 26 Board proposes changes to UUA election process (2:46)

TRACK 27 Youth ministry reports issue call for change (2:45)

TRACK 28 New credentialing for musicians (3:34)

TRACK 29 Organizational changes made at UUA in FY10 (2:38)

TRACK 30 N.H. UUs cheer same-sex marriage (4:36)

TRACK 31 UUA, UUSC call for torture inquiry (2:48)

TRACK 32 New Orleans still welcomes help (3:44)

TRACK 33 UUA charts new international course (5:48)

TRACK 34 Illinois church collects stories from veterans (5:15)

TRACK 35 UU convicted of littering for supplying humanitarian aid (4:28)

TRACK 36 Bookshelf: Seeing Joseph Priestley whole (17:57)

TRACK 37 Books to Note (2:04)

TRACK 38 Songs for multicultural and multigenerational worship (2:08)

TRACK 39 Books by UU authors (7:51)

TRACK 40 What in the World? Gratitude, paying attention, and multiculturalism (6:14)

TRACK 41 Looking back: Fifty years after the vote to form the UUA (6:12)