UU congregations partner with housing, food nonprofits amid pandemic
Kansas and Arizona churches serve as emergency shelters; California and New York churches provide groceries to people in need.
UUA: Congregational ministries are essential, but should remain virtual only
Unitarian Universalist Association urges its congregations to plan on virtual-only gatherings for next twelve months as COVID-19 continues to endanger lives.
UUA General Assembly will be entirely virtual
Annual conference, which had been scheduled for June 24–28 in Providence, Rhode Island, will take place entirely online, UUA announces.
Pandemic response resources help congregations adapt
UUA staff curate a library of resources to help congregations adapt to COVID-19; Pandemic Response Fund provides grants to local groups and religious professionals in need.
Media Roundup: Unitarian Universalists find strength in online community
A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources
Baton Rouge church quickly opens childcare center for healthcare workers
In one weekend, the Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, closed its building, shifted to online worship, and welcomed a childcare program for healthcare workers.
Congregations adapt to COVID-19 by going online
Offering worship services and other opportunities to connect online is “a forced exercise in emergence,” says the Rev. Karen Johnston, and “an opportunity to find people who need us.”
Know that we are connected / in ways that are terrifying and beautiful.
Interdependent Web: Stay away—and connect
A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism.
UUA closes Boston office, discourages large gatherings
Leaders recommend suspending worship gatherings and other large events; staff are working from home; UUA events in the next month have been moved online or canceled.
Seattle-area congregations cancel in-person worship services
As COVID-19 spreads, Unitarian Universalist congregations begin to adapt. In Washington State, this means shifting to online rather than in-person worship and meetings.
Interdependent Web: The coronavirus genie escapes its bottle
A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism