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Eugene V. Debs Honored in Woodstock

Eugene V. Debs, bottom row far right, and the entire Executive Board of the American Railway Union were held in the McHenry County Jail in Woodstock, Illinois  in 1895 following the Pullman Strike.  P

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Pleasure Reading

I’ve been flying through a bunch of romance novels on the Kindle. Mostly Jenn Roseton recently BBW curvy women often with cowboys. They are just fun. Although it’s hilarious how often they think being

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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Treppenwitz

The clever rejoinder that comes too late… Thank you to the Ann Arbor District Library for inviting me to come and speak this evening– my first speaking engagement on Oscar’s Ghost. I was pleased that

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Story and Self (Site / Info)

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‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’

Tina Porter California Unitarian Universalists offer their homes as fires overwhelm communities.

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An Accessibility Audit

The theme this month is Courage, and in our religious education classes we are exploring many different kinds of courage. This last Sunday our example of courage was Christopher Reeve, a UU, a “Super

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The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

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Q and A

Let's go back to yesterday's question in the Rose Garden: “Why haven’t we heard anything from you so far about the soldiers that were killed in Niger?” No answer was given. The press is now devouring

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Pagan chaplain joins Red Cross team offering spiritual care

TWH –Whether it’s a shifting climate, rising intra-cultural tensions, or terrible luck, many natural and man-made disasters have been covered in the news of late. Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, a

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Black Lives of UUs: Teach-in/Talk Back after services, Oct. 22

As part of Black Lives of UU’s call to have tough conversations about white supremacy in our congregations, we are hosting a teach-in/talk back after this Sunday’s services. Join us on Sunday, Oct. 22

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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The Care and Feeding of Black Children’s Souls pt.4

As I’ve said before, some of my favorite people in Unitarian Universalism are religious educators. So I think about them when I read stories about children; children of color in particular. If you fol

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East Of Midnight (Site / Info)

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Biases and Anxiety

What Other People Think? part 3 We Need Our Group. So Find One that Values Changing Your Mind. I find it helpful to keep in mind: We are able to not care what some people think – THOSE people – by car

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

What Other People Think

Yee-Haw! It’s the annual Barn Dance, Chili Supper & Auction, Nov. 4. 5-8:30 p.m.

Polish your boots and iron your skirts because there’s gonna be a hoedown. You don’t have to know how to dance, you just have to know how to have fun. There will be live music and a square dance calle

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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Young Adults Invited to Dine, Oct. 22

Join the young adults for fellowship after the second service on Sunday, Oct. 22 with lunch at the Australian themed restaurant, The Cookery. The Cookery provides culinary training to some of Nashvill

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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To Write Is to Resist and to Raise Women’s Silenced Voices

A Q&A with Jennifer Browdy: Writing is one of the most powerful forms of activism, because it can live on into the future, rippling out in unpredictable ways and inspiring so many others. The writers

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

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Sunday, 10/22 ~ #PresentPerfect National Campaign and Combating Ableism Workshop

#PresentPerfect National Campaign Welcome and Anti-bullying, Multi-generational Service ~ 10:30am Combating Ableism Workshop ~ 1-3pm Join this national movement to build awareness and promote anti-bul

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Saturday, 10/21 ~ English Dancing, 7-8pm

English dancing is a wonderful form of social dancing, originally created in the 17th century in the British Isles. You may have noticed English dancing in movies such as Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prej

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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

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Saturday, 10/21 ~ Healing Circle, 10am-12pm

Each circle, we will explore and share various healing techniques and modalities for self-care and healing others. All are welcome to join us for Chakra & Element balancing, Shamanic Journey, Yogic br

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Unwavering in our vision

Grateful to bring you our next installment in our bi-weekly messages with a prayer, an ancestor and a song speaking to our spirits. We hope these resources may offer what we need in order to be, coura

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Our Stories - Standing on the Side of Love (Site / Info)

UUSC Condemns Horrific Attack in Somalia

This attack emphasizes the urgency of allowing the safe travel and resettlement of Somali refugees and immigrants at a time when the White House is targeting Somali travelers with increased scrutiny,

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Recent Updates – Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

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Lecture by Filmmaker Raoul Peck, Oct. 18

Please join members of the Beloved Community committee at a lecture “I Am Not Your Negro” Race, Identity, and Baldwin, by film director Raoul Peck. The event will be held at the Sarratt Cinema on Wedn

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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Important Post via Karen Russell!

Hello folks, This Wednesday, October 18, 7 p.m. at Winchester Hall (12 E. Church St.), the Frederick County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed Monocacy Scenic River Plan. T

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uusocialjustice.org (Site / Info)

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