Heather Beasley Doyle is a freelance journalist and UU based in Arlington, Massachusetts, whose work has appeared in Episcopal News Service, TheNation.com, Al Jazeera America, and other publications.
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By Heather Beasley Doyle
Meeting Pandemic-Era Trauma with Choices and Radical HospitalityHeather Beasley Doyle
Important for people to ‘feel a sense of agency, empowerment, and choice.’
Widening the Circle of Concern, Together, to Upend White SupremacyHeather Beasley Doyle
Five central Illinois congregations collaborate, aided by a new UUA study/action guide.
UU congregations partner with housing, food nonprofits amid pandemicHeather Beasley Doyle
Kansas and Arizona churches serve as emergency shelters; California and New York churches provide groceries to people in need.
Kansas church wins court battle to host homeless shelterHeather Beasley Doyle
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church wins court battle to house homeless people in Lenexa, Kansas.
On religious groundsHeather Beasley Doyle
A congregation fought—and won—a three-year battle to install solar panels on its historic building.
Moved to serveHeather Beasley Doyle
A new location for a Michigan congregation opened up opportunities to help immigrants and refugees. Moving has been nothing short of transformative.
‘I would still undertake the call’Heather Beasley Doyle
A New Hampshire congregation attempts to repair past wrongs by the church against a devoted biracial Universalist minister, his sister, and their family.
OWL program takes flightHeather Beasley Doyle
The sexuality education program moves beyond our congregations.
‘It’s the heart of what we do’Heather Beasley Doyle
Nineteen years on, a church’s annual Christmas Day Dinner brings the community closer than ever.
Unitarian Universalist allies cheer Standing Rock victoryHeather Beasley Doyle
Close to 200 Unitarian Universalists joined Interfaith Day of Prayer, where word spread that construction would halt.
In François Clemmons’s unlikely neighborhoodHeather Beasley Doyle
Clemmons looks back on his music career and his groundbreaking role on ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.’
Blurring denominational linesHeather Beasley Doyle
Clergy in interfaith settings benefit from the changing theological landscape.
Skinner House celebrates forty years of UU publishingHeather Beasley Doyle
Once an imprint of Beacon Press, Skinner House’s mission continues to evolve.
Lydia Maria Child: More than a Thanksgiving songHeather Beasley Doyle
The Unitarian famous for writing ‘Over the River and Through the Wood’ was also an ardent anti-slavery activist.
A stitch through timeHeather Beasley Doyle
A Portland women’s group sewed its way to a religious home.
Chalice project connects communityHeather Beasley Doyle
In Brevard, North Carolina, Unitarian Universalists made 104 clay chalices in their homes—a hands-on way to stay connected.
Breakthrough Congregation: Teens lead the wayHeather Beasley Doyle
A Breakthrough Congregation’s teen-led religious education program revitalizes First Religious Society in Carlisle, Massachusetts.