Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists offer pastoral presence, resistance during contentious election
Also in the news: Louisville church provides sanctuary to protesters against police brutality; congregations in Massachusetts and Missouri will host homeless shelters all winter.
The UUs making medical debt disappear
A Tennessee congregation erases $4.2 million in debt for people in need.
UU congregations partner with housing, food nonprofits amid pandemic
Kansas and Arizona churches serve as emergency shelters; California and New York churches provide groceries to people in need.
SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential
An Illinois congregation’s internship program offers students valuable firsthand workplace experience.
Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions
Fairfax County alliance aims for carbon neutrality by 2050, helps nearby counties form similar advocacy groups.
The practice of our faith
This is no time for a casual faith. And we Unitarian Universalists must remember that we are not in this alone.
Fellowship helps formerly incarcerated people reintegrate into community
Poughkeepsie fellowship helps ex-prisoners; Carbondale, Colorado, congregation votes to offer sanctuary; Pittsfield, Maine, marks church’s 150th anniversary.
Adjusting to new ringtones
Being responsive to shifts and changes—in justice work and beyond—is hard and crucial for Unitarian Universalists.
Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture
‘We will not change the world if we’re not willing to do uncomfortable things.’
The road back to being human together
Multifaith coalition is the redemptive spark for a polarized people.
An upward spiral
People sense the energy at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County in Media, Pennsylvania—and they want to be part of it.
Choice at the end
In Oregon, terminally ill people have the right to seek a prescription to end their lives—thanks in large part to Unitarian Universalists.