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Why do we take an offering?

Life

Why do we take an offering?

When Unitarian Universalists pass the plate on Sunday to every hand present, it’s an act of saying who we are and what we believe in.

Liz James | 1/6/2020 | Winter 2019

Let’s ‘UU the Vote’

From the president

Let’s ‘UU the Vote’

We are less than twelve months away from the most critical elections in our lifetimes. We must not be on the sidelines.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 11/4/2019 | Winter 2019

‘¡Puerto Rico se levanta!’

Ideas

‘¡Puerto Rico se levanta!’

Empire has failed Puerto Rico. It’s time for us to demand better.

Julio Noboa Polanco | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

GA affirms democracy as vital but corrupted ideal

General Assembly

GA affirms democracy as vital but corrupted ideal

At annual business meeting, Unitarian Universalists also celebrate completion of fundraising for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism.

Christopher L. Walton | 8/6/2019 | Fall 2019

Corruption of democracy

Ideas

Corruption of democracy

Three recent books examine fascism as a contemporary phenomenon.

Doug Muder | 7/29/2019 | Summer 2019

Media Roundup: Equity and democracy are core religious values for UUs

Blog

Media Roundup: Equity and democracy are core religious values for UUs

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

Heather Christensen | 10/23/2018

UUs mobilize for voting rights, criminal justice reform

UU news

UUs mobilize for voting rights, criminal justice reform

As elections approach, Unitarian Universalists work to register voters, promote criminal justice reform, and re-enfranchise 1.5 million people in Florida.

Elaine McArdle | 10/3/2018 | Winter 2018

Presidential candidates reflect on new process

UU news

Presidential candidates reflect on new process

Process leading to 2017 UUA election did not anticipate a nominee dropping out.

Elaine McArdle | 4/18/2018 | Summer 2018

How do congregations select General Assembly delegates?

UU news

How do congregations select General Assembly delegates?

Technology allows congregational delegates to participate and vote even if they cannot travel to New Orleans.

Michael Hart | 5/29/2017 | Summer 2017

Watch this: April 1 UUA presidential candidates forum

Blog

Watch this: April 1 UUA presidential candidates forum

The three candidates running for UUA president met in the first of five regional candidate forums on April 1 in Bethesda, Maryland.

Staff Writer | 4/4/2017

Be a patriot

Feature

Be a patriot

Twenty lessons for citizens of an imperiled democracy, from a scholar of twentieth-century catastrophes.

Timothy Snyder | 2/20/2017 | Spring 2017

Declaration of conscience

Feature

Declaration of conscience

We will oppose any and all unjust government actions to deport, register, discriminate, or despoil.

Peter Morales, Tom Andrews | 2/27/2017 | Spring 2017

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