Q&A: Saunder Choi, GA Music Coordinator
Filipino composer and music director at UU Community Church of Santa Monica, California, provides creative direction for UUA General Assembly 2021.
An unshakeable desire
Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout’s music ministry.
Chalice project connects community
In Brevard, North Carolina, Unitarian Universalists made 104 clay chalices in their homes—a hands-on way to stay connected.
Music programs find challenges and creativity in move to online worship
Congregational music programs had to adjust quickly when the coronavirus pandemic forced worship services online. Now many are facing the reality that they might not meet in person again until next spring.
Pandemic/fear and hope
This quite perfect accidental photo.
The saving power of song
Book to note: Redemption Songs: A Year in the Life of a Community Prison Choir.
The art of living through a pandemic
During the AIDS era, the saving presence of art in my life enabled me both to grieve full time and to serve as a minister full time.
Loss, poetry, and the ballast of faith
My UU faith—and my parents’ lived examples—informed my thinking about living and dying, sustaining and influencing me more than I realized.
‘Illegal’ immigrants & legal inhumanity
who are we the people to keep people / from cropping the ‘amber waves of grain’
Shirley, Goodness and Mercy
‘The more I worked with it, the more I liked the idea of God’s grace as three sweet teenagers following me around.’
UU values on display in three recent films
A documentary about LGBTQ immigrants, a documentary about progressive religion in Oklahoma, and an animated short film about refugees have Unitarian Universalist connections.
‘Birds represent the glorious continuation of their extinct dinosaur ancestors.’