Q&A: Lay Community Minister Ben Gabel
UU Society for Community Ministries Co-President Ben Gabel explains how the new Chaplain Endorsement Program will help religious professionals working outside UU congregations.
Serving with the deepest respect and care
Chaplaincy is a deep expression of Unitarian Universalist theology.
When the pastoral becomes prophetic
In the midst of this global pandemic, as we hold the grief and weight of what is happening to the human community, it is clear that the pastoral is prophetic and the prophetic is pastoral.
How does someone become a UU minister?
For Unitarian Universalists, ministry is not a supernatural state of any kind. It’s a choice, a process, and an ongoing relationship.
The First Principle at work in prisons
Two prison chaplains who minister together in Oregon’s only women’s prison discuss the need to end the prison-industrial complex and mass incarceration.
The missing remnant
We seek to reform Unitarian Universalism because we can never be the bearers of love and justice if the foundation that sustains us is still perpetuating the very problems we long to solve.
Meadville Lombard has transformed its approach to theological education.
Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist
Ordained in 1863, Brown was the first woman ordained with full denominational authority in America.
UUA and UCC consider being ‘Partners in Justice’
In historic Boston meeting, denominations plan closer public witness ties, collaboration in other areas.
A former president’s future
‘The problem in Unitarian Universalism is sometimes an idealism that is too abstract and too good to be true.’