Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation
More UUs in the news: Leslie Mac in Essence, James Reeb on NPR, Tim Berners-Lee on the thirtieth anniversary of the Internet.
‘Always in beta’
The Church of the Larger Fellowship celebrates seventy-five years of innovative ministry.
Listen to this: NPR podcast investigates 1965 murder of the Rev. James Reeb
‘White Lies’ retells the story of the murder of a white Unitarian Universalist minister and civil rights activist, which galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act but which the white residents of Selma, Alabama, refused to help solve.
Chaos and sanctuary
A decade after a fatal shooting, photo book reveals a journey of healing at Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville.
Why are we talking about white supremacy?
The idiot’s guide to critical race theory.
‘I would still undertake the call’
A New Hampshire congregation attempts to repair past wrongs by the church against a devoted biracial Universalist minister, his sister, and their family.
News roundup: Congregations mark big anniversaries, and a historic pipe organ is reborn
Anniversaries and renovation news from congregations in Racine, Wisconsin; Sacramento, California; Lyons, Ohio; and Duxbury, Massachusetts.
The Universalist Klansman
Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.
Becoming the religious people we want to be
It is important to be honest about our complicated history, not to bring shame or guilt, but to bring understanding that can inform our faith today.
There are Unitarian Universalist angles to four prominent movies this season.
The Edict of Torda, a landmark in religious freedom
The 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda in 2018 marks a foundational moment for liberal religion.
The black hole in the white UU psyche
What is the consequence of not knowing Unitarian Universalism’s black history? We have embraced a false narrative about who we are.