UUA: Congregational ministries are essential, but should remain virtual only
Unitarian Universalist Association urges its congregations to plan on virtual-only gatherings for next twelve months as COVID-19 continues to endanger lives.
UUA closes Boston office, discourages large gatherings
Leaders recommend suspending worship gatherings and other large events; staff are working from home; UUA events in the next month have been moved online or canceled.
In times of crisis
The UUA’s Disaster Relief Fund is spreading help faster and farther.
Amid fires’ devastation, ‘we are not in recovery mode at all’
California wildfires displace thousands, including Unitarian Universalists; UUA Disaster Relief Fund has already responded.
Chaos and sanctuary
A decade after a fatal shooting, photo book reveals a journey of healing at Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville.
Hurricane damages three buildings of fellowship in Panama City, Florida
Unitarian Universalists lose homes in Hurricane Michael; Panama City fellowship’s least-damaged building is used as relief staging area.
Flooding imperils UU conference center in North Carolina
Most congregational properties escaped major damage from Hurricane Florence, but many homes are flooded.
Hurricane Florence hits at least three UU congregations on Carolina coast
Extent of damage not known; UUs encouraged to donate to disaster relief fund
Conversations at General Assembly
Photographs from conversations at the 2018 UUA General Assembly, plus dialogue prompts the Board of Trustees posed about essential features of Unitarian Universalism and visions for its future.
UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color
UUA has been asked for help with more than fifteen conflicts this year. Commission on Institutional Change calls for investigation of ‘disparate treatment of people of color by congregations.’
The #MeToo moment
We can decide not to let our culture be defined by toxic masculinity.
Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery
Harvey flood waters inundated the homes of one in five families at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church.