Liz James

Liz James

Liz James is a member of the Saskatoon Unitarians, on the Canadian prairie. When not executing elaborate and generally doomed UU-themed practical jokes, she runs the Unitarian Universalist Hysterical Society on Facebook and blogs at  Liz James Writes .

Learn more about Liz James on UUA.org.

By Liz James

  • Why do we take an offering?
    Liz James

    When Unitarian Universalists pass the plate on Sunday to every hand present, it’s an act of saying who we are and what we believe in.

  • Living for the chance of success
    Liz James

    Every generation fights overwhelming odds for a more just world—and for the next generation to have the chance to fight, too.

  • We are people who put windows in doors
    Liz James

    Putting holes in things that used to be solid is hard. Some days, there is broken glass everywhere. And not all of us are skilled with the metaphorical power tools.

  • Interdependent Web: Facebook for UUs
    Liz James

    Wondering if or how to engage with UUs on Facebook? Our guest blogger has some tips.

  • What are Joys and Sorrows?
    Liz James

    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.

  • Welcoming words
    Liz James

    Sometimes the simplest language can be the most effective.

  • How does someone become a UU minister?
    Liz James

    For Unitarian Universalists, ministry is not a supernatural state of any kind. It’s a choice, a process, and an ongoing relationship.

  • How do Unitarian Universalists mourn?
    Liz James

    We do not aim for erasing people’s pain—only for making it so that they do not face it by themselves.

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