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Breakthrough Congregation: Teens lead the way

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Breakthrough Congregation: Teens lead the way

A Breakthrough Congregation’s teen-led religious education program revitalizes First Religious Society in Carlisle, Massachusetts.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

‘Keep pushing on’

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‘Keep pushing on’

Teen climate activist Sophia Geiger fights for systemic change.

Jim Ross | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

The problem with wilderness

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The problem with wilderness

The American environmental movement is rooted historically in ideas about pristine wilderness, free from human presence, that replicate colonial patterns of white supremacy and settler privilege. Native-led movements are changing the script.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

The existential issue of our time

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The existential issue of our time

Unitarian Universalists are getting involved with growing climate action network Extinction Rebellion.

Elaine McArdle | 11/13/2019 | Winter 2019

UUs help host indigenous-led convergence

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UUs help host indigenous-led convergence

Rooted in partnerships formed at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, UU Ministry for Earth helps host InterNātional Grass Roots Gathering in August.

Elaine McArdle | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

Climate crisis invites us to imagine regenerative economy

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Climate crisis invites us to imagine regenerative economy

The crushing interconnectedness of our world’s problems can be leveraged to create a comprehensive solution.

Lily Hartzell | 10/15/2019

UUs nationwide join Global Climate Strike

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UUs nationwide join Global Climate Strike

Congregations show widespread support for largest mass action for climate justice.

Elaine McArdle | 9/24/2019 | Winter 2019

Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20

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Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20

‘This isn’t something a couple of kids can do. It’s something everybody needs to be taking action on.’

Elaine McArdle | 9/11/2019

The lawyer fighting for Liberia

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The lawyer fighting for Liberia

Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.

Sherri Scott | 10/23/2019 | Fall 2019

Environmental taboos

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Environmental taboos

Perhaps there is a place for taboos in Unitarian Universalism.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 6/3/2019

On religious grounds

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On religious grounds

A congregation fought—and won—a three-year battle to install solar panels on its historic building.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 8/19/2019 | Summer 2019

The black oak is a bodhisattva

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The black oak is a bodhisattva

Simply by existing, it serves many others. For human beings, the work of the bodhisattva is a path of kindness, the choice to serve others as a way of life.

Stephanie Kaza | 8/5/2019 | Summer 2019

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