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UUA: Congregational ministries are essential, but should remain virtual only

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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.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/14/2020

Baton Rouge church quickly opens childcare center for healthcare workers

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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.

Elaine McArdle | 3/25/2020

Seattle-area congregations cancel in-person worship services

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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.

Elaine McArdle | 3/9/2020

Give me children, and I (and they) shall die

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Give me children, and I (and they) shall die

As the fight over reproductive rights continues, not enough is being said about racial disparities in health care.

Kim Hampton | 1/20/2020 | Winter 2019

The positive power of group hugs

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The positive power of group hugs

‘Touch binds us together in a way that is warm and builds community.’

Alison Oatman | 10/22/2018 | Fall 2018

What we want at the end

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What we want at the end

Talking about how we hope to die can help avoid needless suffering for our loved ones as well as for ourselves.

Kris Willcox | 10/15/2018 | Fall 2018

GA attendees make 1,200 care packages

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GA attendees make 1,200 care packages

The Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism–led project assembled self-care packages for people fleeing domestic violence.

Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2018 | Fall 2018

Q&A: Elaine McArdle

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Q&A: Elaine McArdle

UU World senior editor is the co-author of The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/1/2018 | Summer 2018

West Virginia UU wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

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West Virginia UU wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

Charleston Gazette-Mail reporter Eric Eyre investigated prescription drug abuse.

Christian Schmidt | 5/8/2017 | Fall 2017

A doctor makes transgender care her priority

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A doctor makes transgender care her priority

A UU-founded family practice in rural New York offers transgender patients the services they need.

Elaine McArdle | 3/27/2017 | Spring 2017

Dancing through life

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Dancing through life

Ric Masten responds to cancer the way he knows best: turning ‘a line of language around a pain or puzzlement.’

Frances Cerra Whittelsey | 11/1/2004 | November/December 2004

An enduring bond

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An enduring bond

A Minnesota congregation's forty-year relationship with a medical clinic in Malawi and the family that runs it.

Warren R. Ross | 3/1/2004 | March/April 2004