Rev. Scott Wells

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The Universalist church the mortgage killed

For my last post, I was going to link to some research I assumed I had made into a blog post: a substantial Universalist church that was killed by bad planning, bad luck and a big mortgage. But I gues

1 day ago

Unitarian Universalist Association

Independent Sacramental Movement: small and poor churches?

One thing that I’ve noticed about the Independent Sacramental Movement (ISM), as a practical matter, is how small the particular ministries — for want of a better term; the parishes, communities, miss

2 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Association “The Future of Congregational Song”

“The Future of Congregational Song” is an article at that lays out the history and questionable future of the printed hymnal. It includes theological notes about singing in worship, and in

3 days ago


Independent Sacramental Movement: what is it?

Last time, I wrote a bit about the congregational idea of the church, in part because that is the background of most of the people who come to this site. But what if your idea of the church depends on

1 week ago

Independent Sacramental Movement

I ♥ the Laity

A couple of weeks ago, when I was writing about Todd Eklof’s The Gadfly Papers I would see commenters here and on Facebook preface their comments: “I’m not a minister” or “I just a UU member” or the l

1 week ago

Unitarian Universalist Association laity Mission and Polity