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What are Joys and Sorrows?

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What are Joys and Sorrows?

We do not light candles because we believe they have a supernatural power to them, but we do believe there is power in standing together in these moments.

Liz James | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Virginia congregation celebrates new name, home

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Virginia congregation celebrates new name, home

News briefs: Congregation moves from Norfolk to Virginia Beach; fellowship in Port Townsend, Washington, partners with S’Klallam Tribe to create Chief Chetzemoka Interpretive Trail.

Staff Writer | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Meadville Lombard names Ortega-Aponte as new president

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Meadville Lombard names Ortega-Aponte as new president

Elias Ortega-Aponte succeeds Lee Barker at Chicago’s Unitarian Universalist seminary.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Three UUs presented top awards at 2019 GA

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Three UUs presented top awards at 2019 GA

The Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed, CB Beal, and Denise Rimes honored at 2019 General Assembly.

Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

A map to spiritual growth

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A map to spiritual growth

New self-assessment tool is helping UUs identify their spiritual priorities.

Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

UUA names new treasurer, GA director

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UUA names new treasurer, GA director

Since 2017, UUA staff has shifted from 19 to 28 percent people of color overall, and from 12 to 42 percent of senior staff.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

The Commission on Institutional Change at General Assembly

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The Commission on Institutional Change at General Assembly

The Commission invited UUs into conversation and discernment as they shared perspectives on institutional and cultural barriers to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Staff Writer | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

If I didn’t tell that story, it wouldn’t get told

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If I didn’t tell that story, it wouldn’t get told

A journalist on the front lines in a battle for criminal justice reform in Spokane, Washington.

Sandra Williams | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

BLUU announces three panelists for upcoming theology symposium

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BLUU announces three panelists for upcoming theology symposium

Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium, in St. Paul, will feature Sofía Betancourt, Chris Cameron, and Rosemary Bray McNatt.

Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Demonstrating the ‘power of we’

General Assembly

Demonstrating the ‘power of we’

General Assembly rallies with local activist groups against expansion of Spokane County Jail, raises almost $40,000 for community center.

Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Meadville names Ortega-Aponte as new president

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Meadville names Ortega-Aponte as new president

Chicago seminary welcomes ‘an innovative leader, a committed Unitarian Universalist, a celebrated educator, a social justice activist, an accomplished scholar, and an experienced community organizer’ as next president.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

NPR confirms four men attacked Reeb in 1965

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NPR confirms four men attacked Reeb in 1965

Investigative series confirms that four white men joined in the attack that killed civil rights activist James Reeb in 1965. 

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

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