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Merry Christmas, Humanists

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Merry Christmas, Humanists

Millions of Humanists celebrate Christmas joyfully, meaningfully, and authentically, without pretending to be Christians or grinchishly trying to take anything away from them.

Doug Muder | 12/24/2018

Holiday traditions, tangled up like lights

Life

Holiday traditions, tangled up like lights

The holiday season can be a tangled web of memory, tradition, longing, and joy.

Meg Barnhouse | 12/21/2017

Looking for the Christmas spirit

Life

Looking for the Christmas spirit

Santa isn’t doing it for me this year, but the shepherds give me hope.

Lynn Ungar | 12/11/2017 | Winter 2017

Media roundup: Supporting diverse communities and celebrating winter holidays

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Media roundup: Supporting diverse communities and celebrating winter holidays

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.

Rachel Walden | 12/22/2016

Here come the awkward holidays

Spirit

Here come the awkward holidays

There are people who say they love us, but who voted for someone whose policies and promises threaten us and our beloveds.

Meg Barnhouse | 11/21/2016 | Spring 2017

A holiday UUs can call their own

Inside

A holiday UUs can call their own

Luminescence is a winter holiday created by and for Unitarian Universalists.

Michael Hart | 1/25/2016 | Spring 2016

What to do about Christmas?

Life

What to do about Christmas?

A Unitarian Universalist family rejects, then embraces, holiday season rituals and traditions.

Michelle Richards | 12/14/2015

Chalica, new weeklong UU holiday, slowly gains adherents

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Chalica, new weeklong UU holiday, slowly gains adherents

One of the seven Unitarian Universalist Principles honored each day.

Donald E. Skinner | 12/7/2009