UU volunteers supported safe, accessible, fair voting on Election Day
Unitarian Universalists monitored polls, practiced de-escalation, and offered water, masks, and music to people waiting to vote.
An unshakeable desire
Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout’s music ministry.
Media roundup: Religious responses to Election Day, and more
UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray ‘incredibly buoyed’ by turnout; in other news, organ donors celebrated in Michigan, UU banners vandalized in Florida.
Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists offer pastoral presence, resistance during contentious election
Also in the news: Louisville church provides sanctuary to protesters against police brutality; congregations in Massachusetts and Missouri will host homeless shelters all winter.
Last May, we recommended congregations plan for virtual operations until at least May 2021. By now, we recognize this timeline will likely be longer.
In memoriam: Elandria Williams (1979–2020)
Fierce, indomitable, and deeply compassionate, Elandria Williams served as UUA co-moderator from 2017 to 2020.
Why we’re ready for radical change
If nothing else, the past few months have definitively put the lie to the idea that late capitalist societies are incapable of seismic transformations on a deadline.
Congregations reaffirm commitments to Black Lives Matter
In Louisville, Kentucky; Kenosha, Wisconsin; and Lexington, Massachusetts, Unitarian Universalist congregations targeted by police or by right-wing protesters remain steadfast.
In a difficult year, meeting pastoral needs is a challenge
Leaders of Unitarian Universalist congregations in the Pacific Western Region are heartened by the ongoing care members are providing.
We are community
No matter what issues I have with other Unitarian Universalists regarding our visions of God/Spirit, justice, race, and age—at the root of everything is community, love, and faith.
Eight UU families lose homes to fires in Ashland, Oregon
UUA Disaster Relief Fund is already providing aid.
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