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Spiritual landmarks

The Spiritual Landmarks column highlights how a congregation’s building expresses its values, brings the community together, and nurtures the spirit. Share your spiritual landmark: Submit high-resolution photographs showcasing your congregation’s worship and gathering spaces.

Spiritual landmarks: Exploring Boston's churches

Spiritual landmarks: Exploring Boston's churches

Three historic churches are home to Unitarian Universalist congregations in downtown Boston.

Christopher L. Walton | 3/31/2014 | Spring 2014

An origins story in glass

An origins story in glass

Laurie Bieze's stained glass windows tell an evolutionary creation story.

Tim Hirsch | 12/30/2013 | Winter 2013

Home of the Inness Jr. paintings

Home of the Inness Jr. paintings

Florida church home to largest collection of paintings by George Inness Jr.

Allison Bennett | 8/5/2013 | Summer 2013

A spiritual oasis

A spiritual oasis

Safe haven in a desert landscape.

Sonja L. Cohen | 10/15/2012 | Fall 2012

A beacon for the questioning

A beacon for the questioning

Fellowship's lighthouse motif evokes 'free and responsible search for truth and meaning.'

Julia Angley | 4/23/2012 | Spring 2012

A Titanic victim's architectural legacy

A Titanic victim's architectural legacy

Unitarian brothers Edward Austin Kent and William Winthrop Kent designed Buffalo church.

Sonja L. Cohen | 4/9/2012 | Summer 2012

A towering stronghold

A towering stronghold

Beverly, Illinois, Unitarian Universalists worship in a castle.

Julia Angley | 11/14/2011 | Winter 2011

Restoring a Gilded Age church

Restoring a Gilded Age church

Church built to honor William Ellery Channing in 1880 is restored for the 21st century.

Jane Greer | 11/30/2009 | Winter 2009

Expanding a landmark

Expanding a landmark

A green addition to Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark Unitarian church in Madison.

Sonja L. Cohen | 4/20/2009 | Spring 2009

The mini-golf church

The mini-golf church

Unitarian Universalists congregation in Colorado Springs bought an amusement park in 2007.

Jane Greer | 2/2/2009 | Winter 2008

Recycling an old church

Recycling an old church

Elements from a 1911 church are incorporated into a new sanctuary for Unitarian Universalists in Peoria.

Jane Greer | 12/31/2007 | Winter 2007

Spiritual landmark in Second Life

Spiritual landmark in Second Life

Building a Unitarian Universalist church in a virtual reality world.

Jane Greer | 10/22/2007 | Fall 2007

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