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.
Pared-down General Assembly focuses on vision
Join the conversation about Unitarian Universalists’ shared purpose; major speakers will include poet Richard Blanco and antiracism educator Robin DiAngelo.
First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement
UU Service Committee co-sponsors gathering on climate change’s impact on Indigenous peoples.
Bellingham fellowship assists families of immigrants arrested in ICE raid
Unitarian Universalists provide meeting space, food, money, and volunteer support to local immigrant families disrupted by ICE arrests.
Christina Rivera resigns from UUA Board of Trustees
Rivera was a central figure in the UUA’s 2017 hiring controversy and an organizer of the White Supremacy Teach-in; UUA co-moderators denounce hateful letters Rivera and her family received.
Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol
Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.
Amid fires’ devastation, ‘we are not in recovery mode at all’
California wildfires displace thousands, including Unitarian Universalists; UUA Disaster Relief Fund has already responded.
UUA membership rises for first time since 2008
But children’s enrollment in religious education continues to drop.
Faith floods the desert
UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray and other clergy join No More Deaths effort, bringing 125 gallons of bottled water to desolate region near Arizona-Mexico border.
Hurricane damages three buildings of fellowship in Panama City, Florida
Unitarian Universalists lose homes in Hurricane Michael; Panama City fellowship’s least-damaged building is used as relief staging area.