There’s a new resource for congregational leaders looking for worship inspiration or material for small group ministry, and for anyone who wants to feel braver, more compassionate, and more connected. WorshipWeb (a storehouse of resources for UU worship and personal spiritual practices) has launched Braver/Wiser , a weekly email delivered on Wednesdays featuring a reflection and brief prayer, written by one of a small team of authors. (See “Hope for the Heartbroken” in this issue’s Spirit section for a sample essay.) Subscribe online.
Revive Love Tour
This fall, Standing on the Side of Love hit the road for the #ReviveLove Tour, a multicity tour that offered activists a space to recharge, replenish, and build. Connecting with UUs and grassroots movement leaders, including chapter leaders of Black Lives Matter and Showing Up for Racial Justice, the tour aimed to foster social engagement and support the movement for black, LGBTQ, and immigrant lives in a way that recognized the need for healing space and spiritual accompaniment.
General Assembly 2017 theme announced
Planning is well underway for General Assembly 2017, which will be held June 21–25 in New Orleans, and the theme is “Resist and Rejoice.”