Gift card scammers targeting congregations
In carefully targeted scams, email messages designed to look like they were sent by a minister ask members for gift cards.
Unitarian Universalists join national protests against migrant detention centers
Members and leaders join July 2 “Close the Camps” protests, plan to join July 12 protests.
UUs protest Homestead child detention center
Thousands of immigrant children are held at for-profit detention center in Florida.
Commission invites UUs to build a ‘truly hospitable’ faith
‘If we were able to fashion a UUA that could work for the person who had been the most marginalized among us, it would work better for everyone.’
Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation
More UUs in the news: Leslie Mac in Essence, James Reeb on NPR, Tim Berners-Lee on the thirtieth anniversary of the Internet.
DRUUMM: Rooted in renewal
Commentary: Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries is renewing its relationship with the UUA.
Leader Lab offers training for congregational boards
New from the UUA: 12-session training program for congregational boards.
Rhode Island church hosts tenth annual LGBTQ prom for youth
250 teens and young adults attend tenth Born This Way Prom, sponsored by Channing Memorial Church’s Interweave group.
BLUU announces black theology symposium this fall
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism drafts bylaws, introduces membership program, and works to end cash bail.
Unitarian Universalists among leaders of youth climate strikes
Young Unitarian Universalists helped organize student walkouts in several cities on March 15 to demand action on climate change.
Two UU congregations honored for climate change work
Iowa and Massachusetts congregations win awards in Interfaith Power & Light’s Cool Congregations Challenge.
Tim Atkins resigns from UUA Board of Trustees
Atkins stepped down in January, saying he objected to moderator election plan and board’s use of executive session.