Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan
Central American asylum seekers, fleeing violence at home, may be released from detention centers to sponsors’ homes.
Donor gives camp an observatory
Plus: Flooding brings fish into meeting house basement; Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, church celebrates building expansion; Madison, Wisconsin, society marks fiftieth anniversary.
UU leaders arrested as Poor People’s Campaign begins national action
Interfaith justice movement launches 40 Days of Action in most state capitals; UUA president and sixteen other UUs arrested in D.C.
Mary Katherine Morn named new president of UU Service Committee
The Rev. Mary Katherine Morn has led the Unitarian Universalist Association’s fundraising since 2014.
UUA board will press congregations to make cultural change a priority
“Lives are being destroyed” by white supremacy culture in Unitarian Universalist communities, trustees say; board will address congregations this month.
Presidential candidates reflect on new process
Process leading to 2017 UUA election did not anticipate a nominee dropping out.
UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color
UUA has been asked for help with more than fifteen conflicts this year. Commission on Institutional Change calls for investigation of ‘disparate treatment of people of color by congregations.’
‘I want to be the change’
Unitarian Universalist youth march in Washington and other cities to protest gun violence.
Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly
Changes will simplify social witness resolutions process, remove gendered language, and allow for co-moderators.
Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery
Harvey flood waters inundated the homes of one in five families at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church.
Seeking supportive community in traumatic times
Media roundup: Selected coverage of Unitarian Universalists in other media, September through December 2017.
Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids
UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, a plaintiff in suit against Arizona county sheriff’s office, says fight for immigrant justice continues.