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‘Love That Will Get You through the Hardest Times’

Life

‘Love That Will Get You through the Hardest Times’

Abundant LUUv, a small but growing Atlanta congregation, offers Unitarian Universalism from a Black perspective.

Elaine McArdle 12/1/2021 Fall 2021

Making a New Home

Life

Making a New Home

Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist rallied its community to turn a rental property into a safe haven for asylum seekers.

Sarah Pfledderer 12/1/2021 Fall 2021

Sanctuary for Change

Policing Crisis

Sanctuary for Change

In the struggle to transform America’s violent and discriminatory system of policing, First Unitarian Church of Louisville offers sanctuary and support.

Elaine McArdle 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists offer pastoral presence, resistance during contentious election

UU news

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.

Sonja L. Cohen 11/6/2020

The UUs making medical debt disappear

Life

The UUs making medical debt disappear

A Tennessee congregation erases $4.2 million in debt for people in need.

Elaine McArdle 6/1/2020 Summer 2020

UU congregations partner with housing, food nonprofits amid pandemic

UU news

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.

Heather Beasley Doyle 5/22/2020 Fall 2020

SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential

Life

SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential

An Illinois congregation’s internship program offers students valuable firsthand workplace experience.

Sherri Daye Scott 11/18/2019 Winter 2019

Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions

UU news

Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions

Fairfax County alliance aims for carbon neutrality by 2050, helps nearby counties form similar advocacy groups.

Elaine McArdle 12/4/2017 Spring 2018

The practice of our faith

From the president

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.

Susan Frederick-Gray 11/7/2017 Winter 2017

Fellowship helps formerly incarcerated people reintegrate into community

UU news

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.

Kenny Wiley 11/1/2017 Winter 2017

Adjusting to new ringtones

Ideas

Adjusting to new ringtones

Being responsive to shifts and changes—in justice work and beyond—is hard and crucial for Unitarian Universalists.

Jane Ranney Rzepka 10/23/2017

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

General Assembly

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

‘We will not change the world if we’re not willing to do uncomfortable things.’

Elaine McArdle 6/28/2017

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