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In resigning, some UUA staff received ‘shocking’ severance

In resigning, some UUA staff received ‘shocking’ severance

Letter from interim co-presidents reveals that severance totaled more than $500,000 for employees who resigned during hiring practices controversy.

Elaine McArdle | 6/16/2017

UUA co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff

UUA co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff

New hiring procedures aim for 40 percent of managers and professional staff to be people of color or indigenous people.

Elaine McArdle | 6/12/2017

The Breakthrough Congregation reimagined

The Breakthrough Congregation reimagined

UUA program will focus on congregations’ innovations more than membership growth; seeks nominations.

Michael Hart | 6/5/2017

News brief: Former UUA Moderator Jim Key has died

News brief: Former UUA Moderator Jim Key has died

Key, elected as moderator and chief governance officer in 2013, resigned May 13 when cancer returned.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/2/2017

Largest UU church votes to move downtown

Largest UU church votes to move downtown

All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa votes to move church downtown, out of wealthy, largely white neighborhood, in time for centennial in 2021.

Kenny Wiley | 5/29/2017

Two-thirds of UU congregations participate in White Supremacy Teach-In

Two-thirds of UU congregations participate in White Supremacy Teach-In

One of the largest joint efforts among congregations in recent history, organizers say.

Elaine McArdle | 5/22/2017

How do congregations select General Assembly delegates?

How do congregations select General Assembly delegates?

Technology allows congregational delegates to participate and vote even if they cannot travel to New Orleans.

Michael Hart | 5/29/2017 | Summer 2017

Tulsa church will move downtown

Tulsa church will move downtown

Congregational news briefs: Sacramento UUs parter with refugee group; two congregations endorse carbon fee and dividend program.

Kenny Wiley | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

UUA president steps down amid outcry over hiring practices

UUA president steps down amid outcry over hiring practices

Board calls for inquiry into bias in hiring, appoints interim team; widespread support for examination of white supremacy within UUA.

Elaine McArdle | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Candidate statement: Susan Frederick-Gray

Candidate statement: Susan Frederick-Gray

Three things are essential: Spiritual vitality, partnership, and organizing for impact.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Candidate statement: Alison Miller

Candidate statement: Alison Miller

I promise to ignite faith, empower change, and advance justice. 

Alison Miller | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Candidate statement: Jeanne Pupke

Candidate statement: Jeanne Pupke

It is the job of the UUA to assure that every congregation and covenanted community has the opportunity and resources to thrive.

Jeanne Pupke | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

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