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Radical Hope and a More Perfect Faith

We post an excerpt of this important post by Kenny S. Wiley, Director of Faith Formation at Prairie UU Church in Parker, Colorado and UU World contributor. Read the full text of Kenny S. Wiley’s post

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Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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Three ways to see Cats Laughing at Minicon 50

1)      Live at Minicon 50     Friday, April 3 ~ 8p     Doubletree Inn – Bloomington      $40 at the door one-day registration for the convention also gets you into the concert 2)      ConcertWindow –

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

On Being a Religious Liberal: A Small Meander Through the Fields of the Heart

I was corresponding with a Catholic priest about something or other, and almost as an aside he drilled down on what my theology was. I replied I’m a “liberal Buddhist,” a subset of “religious liberal.

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Protected: Invitation to Luminary Leaders

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Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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A router jig to guide cutting of hinge mortises We are coming upon the second anniversary of AEP/SWEPCO's application to destroy a huge swath of Northwest Arkansas to build an unnecessary 345 kV power

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Column: Thoughts on Settlement and Place

“The trees and the grass have spirits. Whatever one of such growth may be destroyed by some good Indian, his act is done in sadness and with a prayer for forgiveness because of his necessities…” – Woo

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More thoughts on the scalable service

A moment to think about the British Orthodox Church, a small culturally-British Coptic jurisdiction. I don’t think it’s unfair to say that it is very small, but is able to create new church missions,

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Boy in the Bands (Site / Info)

Worship Christian Church Mission and Polity

March 27, 2015

Disclaimer: We are never NOT building a community. Building up the community around what we are doing is an essential part of organized religion. However, we don't have to make that the central piece

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A Bigger Heart

Just imagine all that the words on this monument imply—that Japanese-American men who were sent to internment camps by their government would risk and even give their lives on behalf of that same coun

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March 27 – Foundations: of Personal Faith

My personal faith is an ever evolving entity.  I may read or hear or learn something which causes me to think and reconsider what I previously “knew”, but the foundation of my faith is within, not wit

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“Rumi (for Coleman Banks)” and “Such Silence” by Mary Oliver

When Rumi went into the tavern I followed. I heard a lot of crazy talk and a lot of wise talk. But the roses wouldn’t grow in my hair. When Rumi left the tavern I followed. I don’t mean just to pick a

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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On Wisconsin!

To the Elegant Eight! (Or whatever it's called...)

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Quote of the Day: “The Less People Read, The More Books They Buy.”

As the leading publisher in France, Jonas’s father was of the opinion that books, because of the very slump in culture, represented the future. “History shows,” he would say, “the less people read, th

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The Power of Narrative (Site / Info)

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A Unitarian Universalist ‘Black Lives Matter’ Theology

“If, while I hear the wild shriek of the slave mother robbed of her little ones, I do not open my mouth, am I not guilty?” –Lucy Stone In the Denver community I strive to be a racial justice activist.

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A Full Day (Site / Info)


Be Careful Who You Pretend To Be

We become what we do. We become what we tell ourselves we are. We become what we pretend to be. If we pretend to be harmless suburbanites, sooner or later we will be harmless suburbanites.

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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“Relationships And…”

  There Are Only Three Important Words   This is part two a multi-part series of reflections the by Director of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Unitarian Universalist Association

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Parading Our Banners

Bob Armstrong, coordinator of the banner parade, has a special message for congregations and their banner carriers: I will be the MC for the banner parade at the CUC ACM in-gathering on the Friday eve

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

e-News ACM 2015 Annual Conference and Meeting

Book of Mormon Published

It was on this day in 1830 that the Book of Mormon was published in Palmyra, New York. It purports to be the record of the lost tribes of Israel and what happened when they came to the Americas. The p

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The Fight Over America’s Rails

Rail is the most environmentally sound long distance land transportation.  For that reason it’s an environmental  issue.  The article below is from: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/fight-ov

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke (Site / Info)

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Make This A Sophia Fahs Sunday!

Bring multigenerational faith formation to the center of congregational life with Sophia Fahs Sunday! With an eye toward excellence in shared ministry, multicultural diversity, multiple learning style

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