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After a screening of the new movie, Just Mercy, the Rev. Kimberly Quinn-Johnson of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton, New York, led the audience in a breath-centered, calming exercise before joining a panel discussion on the issues raised by the movie. (East Hampton Star, January 23)
Unitarian Universalists Ann Roos and Mary Stahoviak participated in a march in Victoria, Texas, honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. “He could have been president,” Roos said. (Victoria Advocate, January 20)
The Washington Post recognized River Road UU Church in Bethesda, Maryland, for hosting weekly vipassana meditation sessions and dharma talks by Tara Brach, founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, D.C. The Wednesday evening sessions draw a few hundred participants each week, from within and beyond the congregation. (Washington Post, January 22)
The Philadelphia Inquirer marked the passing of Rudolph Tolbert, an activist on many fronts, including the Black Humanist Fellowship (formerly the Black Unitarian Universalist Caucus). (Philadelphia Inquirer, January 20)
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The Rev. Heather Christensen wrote The Interdependent Web, UU World's weekly guide to Unitarian Universalist blogs, from 2011 until 2020. She lives with her two young children in Bellingham, Washington.
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