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Go on a Unitarian Universalist pilgrimage

Go on a Unitarian Universalist pilgrimage

We may not have saints and shrines, but Unitarian Universalists do visit the scenes of our tradition's great stories.

Christopher L. Walton 5/5/2014 Spring 2014

Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

How a man whose passions were religious freedom and the abolition of slavery came to be known as the father of American Christmas trees.

Kris Willcox 12/23/2013 Winter 2013

Time capsule unearthed from 25 Beacon St. cornerstone

Time capsule unearthed from 25 Beacon St. cornerstone

Engraved copper box will be unsealed at farewell celebration in February.

Michelle Bates Deakin 12/16/2013 Spring 2014

Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist

Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist

Ordained in 1863, Brown was the first woman ordained with full denominational authority in America.

Laurie Carter Noble 6/17/2013 Summer 2013

A quiet revolutionary

A quiet revolutionary

Laura Matilda Towne devoted her life to a school for former slaves.

Annette Marquis 5/13/2013 Spring 2013

UU-UNO marks fifty years at the United Nations

UU-UNO marks fifty years at the United Nations

Unitarian Universalist voice for human rights at the UN since 1962.

Allison Bennett 11/5/2012 Winter 2012

Who really said that?

Who really said that?

Francis Dávid didn’t say, ‘We need not think alike to love alike.’ Does it matter?

Peter Hughes 9/17/2012 Fall 2012

Tucker rescues women’s voices from archives

Tucker rescues women’s voices from archives

‘I wanted to give a voice to all of this experience that has generally been disregarded.’

Kimberly French 4/16/2012 Spring 2012

Forty years of UU sexuality education

Forty years of UU sexuality education

Our congregations are recognized leaders in comprehensive sex ed, grounded in UU values.

Sarah Gibb Millspaugh 1/2/2012 Winter 2011

Robert Gould Shaw and his regiment of 'hope and glory'

Robert Gould Shaw and his regiment of 'hope and glory'

25-year-old Unitarian led the first regiment of free blacks in the Union Army.

Polly Peterson 11/7/2011 Fall 2011

Henry Bergh: 'The great meddler'

Henry Bergh: 'The great meddler'

The Unitarian who founded societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals and children.

John Gibb Millspaugh 8/1/2011 Summer 2011

Nordic strands of our living tradition

Nordic strands of our living tradition

The story of Icelandic, Norwegian, and Finnish Unitarians in North America.

Stefan Jonasson 2/21/2011 Spring 2011

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