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‘Wake Now Our Vision’ campaign will ‘impact our faith for generations’

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‘Wake Now Our Vision’ campaign will ‘impact our faith for generations’

Collaborative campaign garnered more than $100 million in new legacy gift intentions.

Laura Randall 3/1/2020 Spring 2020

Why do we take an offering?

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Why do we take an offering?

When Unitarian Universalists pass the plate on Sunday to every hand present, it’s an act of saying who we are and what we believe in.

Liz James 1/6/2020 Winter 2019

Artful space in Spokane

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Artful space in Spokane

Many artful touches make the building and grounds of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane memorable.

Sonja L. Cohen 9/1/2019 Fall 2019

Together for the long haul

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Together for the long haul

Faced with costly renovations, a suburban congregation and an urban community ministry embarked on an innovative campaign to rejuvenate both of their historic buildings.

Alexandra Varney McDonald 10/8/2018 Fall 2018

News roundup: Congregations mark big anniversaries, and a historic pipe organ is reborn

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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.

Sonja L. Cohen 9/1/2018 Fall 2018

Donor gives camp an observatory

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Donor gives camp an observatory

Plus: Flooding brings fish into meeting house basement; Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, church celebrates building expansion; Madison, Wisconsin, society marks fiftieth anniversary.

Sonja L. Cohen 6/1/2018 Summer 2018

Towards a more inclusive stewardship

Congregational life

Towards a more inclusive stewardship

When we say everyone must pledge to be a member, some low-income people in the pews may be hearing that they aren’t welcome.

Maryah Converse 11/20/2017

Faithify raises $1 million in just three years

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Faithify raises $1 million in just three years

Unitarian Universalist crowdfunding site has raised $1 million for 259 projects since it was launched in 2014.

Michael Hart 10/10/2017 Winter 2017

Largest UU church votes to move downtown

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Largest UU church votes to move downtown

All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa votes to move church downtown, out of wealthy, largely white neighborhood, in time for centennial in 2021.

Kenny Wiley 5/29/2017

Making a gift for the future

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Making a gift for the future

The UUA has resources to help organize a planned giving program in your congregation.

Michael Hart 2/15/2017 Spring 2017

The rising costs of entering the ministry

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The rising costs of entering the ministry

New ministers enter the job market with more educational debt than ever before. Unitarian Universalist leaders are looking at ways to adapt.

Joshua Eaton 2/6/2017 Winter 2016

Nashua church gives offering away every week

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Nashua church gives offering away every week

Unitarian Universalists in Nashua, New Hampshire, have put $250,000 in the plate over the past twelve years—and given it all away.

Christian Schmidt 5/25/2015