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Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists offer pastoral presence, resistance during contentious election

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Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists offer pastoral presence, resistance during contentious election

Also in the news: Louisville church provides sanctuary to protesters against police brutality; congregations in Massachusetts and Missouri  will host homeless shelters all winter.

Sonja L. Cohen 11/6/2020

Snowflakes rising

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Snowflakes rising

It’s time we reclaim the snowflake story in all its intertwined ramifications.

Robin Colgrove 12/23/2019 Winter 2019

The First Principle at work in prisons

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The First Principle at work in prisons

Two prison chaplains who minister together in Oregon’s only women’s prison discuss the need to end the prison-industrial complex and mass incarceration.

Elaine McArdle 7/22/2019 Summer 2019

‘I see you. You’re there. You’re not forgotten.’

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‘I see you. You’re there. You’re not forgotten.’

The Church of the Larger Fellowship’s Worthy Now Prison Ministry serves nearly 1,000 people in prison. 

Kris Willcox 6/1/2019 Summer 2019

Coiled in every human heart

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Coiled in every human heart

Unitarian Universalist ministers reflect on the nature of evil.

William F. Schulz 11/1/2018 Winter 2018

The unwanted gift of a new chair

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The unwanted gift of a new chair

Be present to other people as they are, not as you want them to be.

Bruce T. Marshall 7/23/2018 Summer 2018

Media roundup: UU minister opens her home to a #RefugeeCaravan family

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Media roundup: UU minister opens her home to a #RefugeeCaravan family

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.

Rachel Walden 5/7/2018

Seeking asylum from credible fear

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Seeking asylum from credible fear

Unitarian Universalist volunteers are helping traumatized women and children at a family immigrant detention center in Texas.

Elaine McArdle 12/18/2017 Winter 2017

Media roundup: Working in the community for racial justice, addiction recovery, sustainability

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Media roundup: Working in the community for racial justice, addiction recovery, sustainability

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.

Rachel Walden 9/29/2017

How far can Unitarian Universalism’s First Principle go?

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How far can Unitarian Universalism’s First Principle go?

As national events chip away at my First-Principle practices, I have to wonder: What will be left?

Doug Muder 9/4/2017

Unpacking whiteness

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Unpacking whiteness

More than half of all Unitarian Universalist congregations took part this spring in a teach-in about white supremacy culture

Elaine McArdle 10/9/2017 Fall 2017

To those who are tired

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To those who are tired

Injustice isn’t new, and it isn’t going away soon.

Pam Rumancik 9/11/2017 Fall 2017

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