Unitarian Universalists call for abolition of ICE and end of family separation at border
UUA General Assembly continues focus on dismantling white supremacy. Resolutions condemn criminalization of migrants, call for end to private prisons, and urge support for indigenous water protectors.
Watch Brittany Packnett’s Ware Lecture to the UUA General Assembly
‘The more you benefit from supremacy the more responsible you have to be to dismantle it,’ Brittany Packnett tells Unitarian Universalists gathered in Kansas City.
Charles Gaines, Distinguished Service award recipient: ‘Be evangelists for our faith’
Over fifty-seven years of ministry, the Rev. Charles Gaines has ‘modeled a Unitarian Universalism that can be.’
Aisha Hauser accepts MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education
Religious educator Aisha Hauser ‘has not just brought dignity—she has redefined dignity,’ says award presenter Jessica York.
Distinguished Service Award recipient Danielle Di Bona is ‘Unitarian Universalism’s chaplain’
The Rev. Danielle Assunta Di Bona receives the UUA’s highest honor for years of service and chaplain work.
Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters
During brief protest of Unitarian Universalist support for LGBT lives by Westboro Baptist Church, police arrest a local activist. General Assembly Safety Team works to de-escalate situation with police.
General Assembly kicks off with music, worship, and celebration
The Unitarian Universalist Association’s fifty-seventh General Assembly begins in Kansas City, Missouri, June 20, 2018.
Ministers mark Juneteenth with rally and action in Kansas City
Unitarian Universalist ministers and local UUs mark Juneteenth with rally in solidarity with Poor People’s Campaign in Kansas City.
Becoming the religious people we want to be
It is important to be honest about our complicated history, not to bring shame or guilt, but to bring understanding that can inform our faith today.
Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly
Changes will simplify social witness resolutions process, remove gendered language, and allow for co-moderators.
‘We have all been charged’
At the General Assembly in New Orleans, Unitarian Universalists find hopeful signs in a time of surprising change.
Two UUA employees violently robbed in New Orleans
One employee, in New Orleans for UUA General Assembly, was critically injured in June 24 attack, is slowly improving; four suspects arrested.