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Pagan Presence at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

TORONTO — From Nov. 1 through Nov. 7, the Parliament of the World’s Religions took place in Toronto, Ontario. Organizers estimated that 10,000 people from 80 countries would attend the event in Canada

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Settler Fragility: Why Settler Privilege Is So Hard to Talk About

By Dina Gilio-Whitaker | Robin DiAngelo’s brilliant 2018 manifesto on white fragility was a much-needed truth bomb at a time when it’s more clear than ever that we are light years away from the “post-

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

American Society Now More Than Ever Race and Ethnicity in America Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Welcoming our new Campaign Manager for Side with Love, Everette R. H. Thompson!

In this time, more than ever, we need visionary, humble, spirit-led teammates and leaders in the work.  We are so so glad to welcome Everette R. H. Thompson as Campaign Manager for Side with Love. E

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

Read this: Meadville Lombard opens search for next president

Christopher L. Walton Unitarian Universalist seminary welcomes applications, nominations, and inquiries for president to succeed the Rev. Dr. Lee Barker.

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Stranger and Strangers

Opening Reading: "Dwell in an Artist's House" Leo Tolstoy said: “All great literature is one of two stories: A man goes on a journey, or a stranger comes to town.”One may wish that it had occurred to

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The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

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“I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and to spread truth to people.” ―Sonia Sanchez What do you write and why? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and e

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)

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Mapping the Frontier in the American Mind—Frederick Jackson Turner

A romantic allagory of opening the frontier.  Federick Jackson Turner preferred hard data. Imagine a time when a historian, of all obscure scribblers, was so famous school children knew his name by he

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

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Social Media Overload

I saw a good YouTube video where author John Green says he wants to take a year off social media like Facebook, Reddit, Instagram and Twitter. He says he spends 20 hours a week on the platforms and do

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Ramblings of an EdMan (Site / Info)

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12th Annual Dining for Dollars Lasagna Dinner December 12th – Volunteers needed!

Again, Dining for Dollars will help people in New Orleans still struggling to rebuild their lives after Hurricane Katrina. Long forgotten and overshadowed by many other horrific disasters this hurrica

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Bakers! While I Have Your Attention!

Dining for Dollars, a fundraiser for the people in New Orleans and the MoonCatcher Project, will be happening December 11th and 12th. I will be looking for cookie-bakers in anticipation of needing 120

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Get ready to Revel! Friday, Dec. 7th at 7pm & Sunday Dec. 9th at 10am

The much-loved Yuletide Revels tradition at UUSS is upon us. Come prepared for a rollicking celebration of the Winter Solstice and the holiday season. There will be an original mummer play with a Knig

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Do You Want to Be a Revels Sponsor?

Everyone is invited to participate in Revels — our upcoming medieval extravaganza — by becoming a Revels Sponsor. There are five levels of sponsors from $50 to $600, plus a chance to have your busines

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Pagan Community Notes: Satanic Temple files Lawsuit, New Dead Can Dance Release, Black Witches Convention, and more

NEW YORK – Last week The Satanic Temple made good on its statement it would sue Netflix and Warner Brothers over the use of a Baphomet statue that bears a striking resemblance to the statue commission

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Reading the Orphic Hymns

I love that these deities are presented in all this troubling complexity. Given the troubling complexity of life itself, it seems appropriate that the ones who created and sustain it are also troublin

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Nature's Sacred Journey (Site / Info)

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Concert, Nov. 18

Together in Gratitude, Together in Song: an Interfaith Thanksgiving Concert 11-18-18 Concert flyer

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

announcement Special Events Create Community From the Office Fellowship Event concert

White Supremacy Culture Webinar, Nov. 26, 7-8:30 pm

Free webinar from SURJ (Standing Up for Racial Justice):  Of particular note is that the host is Tema Okun, one of the co-authors of the various versions of Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture 

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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Thanksgiving Dinner potluck RSVP Form

The annual Thanksgiving Dinner potluck will begin at noon in the social hall on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. The Fellowship Committee provides turkey and beverages. The rest of the meal is a potluck. Ch

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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Liberté, égalité, fraternité. Merci beaucoup

Robbie Burns' poem came to mind when I saw the headline and teaser from France24's take on our head man's visit for commemoration. Amid unity over WWI centenary, 'nationalist' Trump stands alone. Alon

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Media Roundup: Immigrant justice, a senate seat, committed to community, interfaith conversations

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

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UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

Provide Dinner for Safe Haven Family Shelter, Nov. 20

If you are interested in providing part of a meal for the families at the Safe Haven Family Shelter, please sign up at the Social Justice Table or online at signup.com/go/PqzDpvH. For more information

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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

social justice news announcement Special Events Acting on our values in the broader world Volunteer Call