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Baton Rouge church quickly opens childcare center for healthcare workers

UU news

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

How does someone become a UU minister?

Life

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.

Liz James | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

Starr King selling campus, moving to Oakland

UU news

Starr King selling campus, moving to Oakland

Unitarian Universalist seminary is selling its campus in Berkeley, California, and moving to space at Mills College in Oakland.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

My Black is BLUU

Ideas

My Black is BLUU

The Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium declared a Black-centered theology as worth remembering, centering, and fighting for.

Marchaé Grair | 12/9/2019 | Spring 2020

Meadville names Ortega-Aponte as new president

UU news

Meadville names Ortega-Aponte as new president

Chicago seminary welcomes ‘an innovative leader, a committed Unitarian Universalist, a celebrated educator, a social justice activist, an accomplished scholar, and an experienced community organizer’ as next president.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

News brief: Institutional Change team calls for better tracking and support of RE professionals

Blog

News brief: Institutional Change team calls for better tracking and support of RE professionals

Read the Commission on Institutional Change’s November report.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

News brief: Meadville Lombard President Lee Barker will retire in 2019

Blog

News brief: Meadville Lombard President Lee Barker will retire in 2019

The Rev. Lee Barker will step down as president at the end of August 2019, completing sixteen years as head of Chicago seminary.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/11/2018

Make a difference, the Rev. Cheryl M. Walker urges UUs at the Service of the Living Tradition

General Assembly

Make a difference, the Rev. Cheryl M. Walker urges UUs at the Service of the Living Tradition

‘The times we live in right now are ripe with the potential for great transformational seeds to be planted,’ she says.

Elaine McArdle | 6/24/2017

‘Leaving no one out’

Ideas

‘Leaving no one out’

Unitarian Universalist minister who heads Colorado ACLU sees complentary values in civil liberties work and in UU communities.

Alexandra Varney McDonald | 7/31/2017 | Summer 2017

Another solution to the rising cost of entering the ministry

Ideas

Another solution to the rising cost of entering the ministry

Pare down the requirements for preliminary fellowship.

Christine C. Robinson | 2/15/2017 | Spring 2017

UUA staff honored for supporting employees in reserve military

UU news

UUA staff honored for supporting employees in reserve military

UUA is one of few religious organizations that voluntarily complies with law mandating accommodations for employees who serve in military reserves.

Lauren Walleser | 2/15/2017 | Spring 2017

Starr King school receives $2 million gift for scholarships

UU news

Starr King school receives $2 million gift for scholarships

Gift from family of the late David Lewis will provide full-tuition scholarships at Berkeley seminary.

Elaine McArdle | 12/26/2016

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