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.
No candidates nominated to run for UUA moderator in 2019
Moderator Nominating Committee tells board that it found no suitable candidates willing to run for a six-year term.
Introducing ‘Side with Love,’ a more accessible public witness campaign
UUA’s public witness campaign changes name after criticism that ‘Standing on the Side of Love’ privileged able-bodied people.
Activists block natural gas construction site near Port of Tacoma
Unitarian Universalists assist Puyallup Tribe and climate justice activists in fight against liquefied natural gas plant.
500 gather outside NRA for vigil against gun violence
On fifth anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre, interfaith coalition gathers outside gun lobby’s headquarters.
As fires spread in California, church doors opened
Unitarian Universalist Disaster Relief Fund, already making grants to hurricane victims, also helps congregations in towns ravaged by California wildfires.
Former UUA Moderator Denny Davidoff dies
Denise T. Davidoff among Unitarian Universalist Association’s most active volunteer leaders, chairing board from 1993 to 2001 and serving in many roles over 50 years.
Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions
Fairfax County alliance aims for carbon neutrality by 2050, helps nearby counties form similar advocacy groups.
Hungarian Unitarian Church votes to support only male-female marriages
In response, Unitarian Universalist leaders in North America express ‘deep concern.’
With new co-moderators, board sets ‘rich and warm’ tone
October meeting of UUA Board of Trustees approves $488,640 budget for Commission on Institutional Change.
Fellowship helps formerly incarcerated people reintegrate into community
Poughkeepsie fellowship helps ex-prisoners; Carbondale, Colorado, congregation votes to offer sanctuary; Pittsfield, Maine, marks church’s 150th anniversary.