Kansas church wins court battle to host homeless shelter
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church wins court battle to house homeless people in Lenexa, Kansas.
Antiracist protesters in purple costumes arrested at farmers’ market
Unitarian Universalist minister, four other activists arrested protesting white supremacists at farmers’ market in Indiana.
Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal closing
New Orleans service and learning center, founded after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is closing at the end of November.
‘Conversations for Liberation’ helps UUs address antiracism conflicts
Leaders of the UUA, affiliated professional organizations, and identity groups ask congregations to hold conversations and submit feedback by December 20.
UUs help host indigenous-led convergence
Rooted in partnerships formed at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, UU Ministry for Earth helps host InterNātional Grass Roots Gathering in August.
Media roundup: UU minister hired by campaign as faith outreach director
Pete Buttigieg campaign hires the Rev. Shawn Foster for faith outreach; hosting immigrant in sanctuary takes massive volunteer commitment; Unity Temple designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
New UUA Common Read choices focus on indigenous peoples’ experience
Discussion guide available for ‘An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.’
Historic Ohio church gets new cupola
News briefs: Youngstown, Ohio, church puts cupola where steeple had been; All Souls in Manhattan marks bicentennial; Casper, Wyoming, UUs help install mural honoring local civil rights martyr James Reeb.
Commission survey reveals strong support for antiracism work
Commission on Institutional Change is collecting testimony through end of September; 60 percent of survey respondents see antiracism work as most important to future of Unitarian Universalism.
UUs nationwide join Global Climate Strike
Congregations show widespread support for largest mass action for climate justice.
Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20
‘This isn’t something a couple of kids can do. It’s something everybody needs to be taking action on.’
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.