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.
UUA, DRUUMM sign memorandum of understanding at GA
Five-year agreement signed at 2019 General Assembly in Spokane.
Meadville Lombard names Ortega-Aponte as new president
Elias Ortega-Aponte succeeds Lee Barker at Chicago’s Unitarian Universalist seminary.
The Commission on Institutional Change at General Assembly
The Commission invited UUs into conversation and discernment as they shared perspectives on institutional and cultural barriers to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Virginia congregation celebrates new name, home
News briefs: Congregation moves from Norfolk to Virginia Beach; fellowship in Port Townsend, Washington, partners with S’Klallam Tribe to create Chief Chetzemoka Interpretive Trail.
UUA names new treasurer, GA director
Since 2017, UUA staff has shifted from 19 to 28 percent people of color overall, and from 12 to 42 percent of senior staff.
BLUU announces three panelists for upcoming theology symposium
Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium, in St. Paul, will feature Sofía Betancourt, Chris Cameron, and Rosemary Bray McNatt.