As fires spread in California, church doors opened
Unitarian Universalist Disaster Relief Fund, already making grants to hurricane victims, also helps congregations in towns ravaged by California wildfires.
Read this: UUA president on #MeToo campaign on sexual harassment
President Susan Frederick-Gray writes: ‘It is tempting to want to believe that sexual harassment and assault do not happen within our own faith tradition, among our leaders, or within congregations.’
‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’
California Unitarian Universalists offer their homes as fires overwhelm communities.
News brief: Harvey fund reaches its goal; donors urged to give to disaster relief fund
With more than $350,000 given to UUA-UUSC Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, UUA closes appeal and urges donors to support broader Disaster Relief Fund instead.
So far, Florida congregations largely spared by Irma
As Unitarian Universalists clean up, though, no word about Virgin Islands fellowships.
Houston congregations rally around members, neighbors displaced by Harvey
Donations to UUA-UUSC relief fund are approaching $250,000.
Unitarian Universalists donate, sign up for Houston recovery work
Houston-area UUs still checking on congregants and damage to churches; UUA/UUSC relief fund will also aid marginalized people and immigrants.
Challenging the secrets around clergy misconduct
Berry Street lecture takes on clergy sexual misconduct among UU ministers
Secrecy harms victims and congregations, honesty fosters healing, the Rev. Gail Seavey urges fellow ministers.
Better process for handling cases of clergy sex misconduct
UUA has made strides in giving survivors of clergy sexual misconduct more voice in complaint process
Study: Suicide rates leap for young black children
A new study finds that suicide rates for black children ages 5 to 11 have leapt in recent years, while decreasing for white kids.
Gay rights timeline
Major social, political, and religious milestones on the road to marriage equality.