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Dr. Janice Marie Johnson Will Co-Lead an Enhanced Ministries and Faith Development Staff Group

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Janice Marie Johnson will become the Co-Director of Ministries and Faith Development (MFD) on January 16, 2019. She joins t

6 days ago

UUA.org Top Stories (Site / Info)

Embracing Family Ministry with Laura Beth Brown

In this Facebook Live conversation with Laura Beth Brown and Peter Bowden we discuss “Embracing Family Ministry” based on Laura Beth’s popular workshops and role as Director of Family Ministry at Beac

6 days ago

Peter Bowden (Site / Info)

Facebook Live Sessions

Second Naivete: The Mystical Way Of Faith

 Preached to the First Parish Church of Norwell, MA Dec 6, 2009  It’s that magical, mythical time of year again. Virgin births and super novas shining directly over a little barn, angels crashing thro

6 days ago

PeaceBang (Site / Info)

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Blessed Are the Rejected for They Shall Lead the Revival

The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis | The New Testament documents a moral movement of the poor and rejected. It portrays the survival struggles of the marginalized, the solidarity and mutuality among different

1 week ago

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

Religion activism American Society Now More Than Ever Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis Revive Us Again

Registration is open for the Alabama Living Legacy Pilgrimage March 20-24, 2019

March 20-24, 2019, we'll be traveling to Alabama for a four-day Living Legacy Pilgrimage. We'll gather in Birmingham and visit the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth's Be

1 week ago

Living Legacy Project - LLP Blog (Site / Info)

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Paganism Isn’t Dying

No fallen elders can break the ties between us and the Gods we serve. No racists, homophobes, or transphobes can come between those of us who gather in our common groves. No manipulative mages can rob

1 week ago

John Beckett (Site / Info)

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The Power of Protest During the “Kinder and Gentler” Presidency of George H. W. Bush

By Mary Frances Berry | Protest movements began to shift tactics in the late 1980s. Unlike earlier movements, which had identifiable leaders who demanded specific policy changes, political protests in

1 week ago

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

History American Society Politics and Current Events Now More Than Ever Mary Frances Berry History Teaches Us to Resist

Curioser and Curioser

Curiosity killed the cat, the saying goes. Shakespeare didn’t say that. In Much Ado about Nothing , there’s a line that care killed a cat – meaning worry or sorrow. The earliest known appearance of th

1 week ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)


Sermon: Candles of Hope

as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, Museum District campus, December 2, 2018 It is good to be back with you. I hope you all had good Thanksgivings--not too much food or

1 week ago

Colin Bossen: Preacher, Writer, Organizer (Site / Info)


On the Front Lines: UUs Unite to Fight Xenophobia, Bigotry on the Southwest Border

Through the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice, UUs from across the United States have flocked to the southwest border to combat hostility and vitriol being directed towards Central Amer

1 week ago

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Site / Info)

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Avoiding Advent

By the logic of the Roman-based Christian liturgical year, October 17 should have been the perfect date for my wife to have died. We were days away from Samhain, when the veil between living and dead

1 week ago

Politywonk (Site / Info)

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Swan songs

NYT proposes to my morning viewing that it's breaking news that George H.W. Bush is having a state funeral, but actually, no. He had a good, long life, some worthy accomplishments, some less-worthy th

1 week ago

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Let's Start Here #1 of many

Think about the typical successful Protestant church in the late 1940’s and 1950’s. That church has a healthy membership by our standards. The minister is a white male, and he has a study. That minist

1 week ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Licensing Laws and Safe Storage: Essential Steps to Reducing Gun Violence

Many states across the U.S. currently have very flexible laws and minimal enforcement for gun licensing. Licensing laws are a simple way to make sure guns are purchased and used by responsible America

1 week ago

News – Promise the Children (Site / Info)

Action Alerts Curb Gun Violence

Life is a social medium

That quip came to mind as I swam in it this morning, late getting going on the monthly edition of the blog. Is it original? It felt original, but I would be a bit surprised to actually be the first pe

1 week ago

fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Happy December!

As we are on the cusp of the winter holiday season, I want to wish everyone love, light, and joy. I know I certainly find all three when I am with you in beloved community. Many of you have asked for

1 week ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Christmas Eve Choir sign-up time!

If you love to sing and want to see what Choir is all about, here’s a great possibility for you! Christmas Eve Choir has three rehearsals prior to the big night. If you’d like to join, please click th

1 week ago

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville (Site / Info)

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Reflecting (Again) on Zen, Buddhism, Perennialism & Universalism

      “If I am asked to define my personal tastes in religion I must say that they lie between Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism, with a certain leaning toward Vedanta and Catholicism, or rather the Orthod

1 week ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Media Roundup: Time now to do the right thing

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

1 week ago

UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

A few photos of a wild and windy early winter saunter through Fulbourn Fen and along Fleam Dyke

Wadlow Wind Farm from Mutlow Hill Yesterday I went off on my bicycle to Fulbourn Fen in order to saunter quietly along one of my favourite paths which runs along the top of Fleam Dyke to Mutlow Hill.

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CAUTE — A free-spirit archeology of morning (Site / Info)

colour photos black and white photography Fleam Dyke Fulbourn Fen Henry Bugbee Daniel W. Conway Mutlow Hill Fuji X100F monochrome Friends of the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke The Inward Morning