Updates

All updates


Displaying 41-60 of 2246 results.

Annabelle Walk vlog #28 Annabelle plays with a friend

Day 1 of shelter in place for Bryan, Texas. Annabelle plays with a friend.

2 days ago

A Perfect World (Site / Info)

Covid19 Strategy: Newcomers, Congregations, and the Digital Path to Membership

In response to the COVID19 coronavirus, we are moving our worship, ministries, and congregational life online at lightning speed. As we do so, many congregations are reporting an increase in first-tim

2 days ago

Peter Bowden (Site / Info)

congregations coronavirus

Unifying Around Universal Healthcare

By Rosemarie Day | Ninety-two percent of working-age adults believe that affordable healthcare should be a right in this country. Regardless of party affiliation, the vast majority of Americans suppor

2 days ago

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

American Society Politics and Current Events Science and Medicine Marching Toward Coverage Rosemarie Day

Once Upon a Time... We Had Time

as preached for the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, March 22, 2020, online worship These are strange days. If you are anything like me, you are probably finding that you have to adjust

2 days ago

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

Text

The bullshit economy II: Bullshit-ish jobs and the coronavirus recession

Years ago, I wrote a post entitled “The bullshit economy“, reflecting on David Graeber’s superb essay “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs” that ended up being a runaway success. By the time his full-l

2 days ago

Unspoken Politics (Site / Info)

justice poverty politics economics capitalism environment policy Italy neoliberalism socialism Healthcare Spain United States Corporations coronavirus COVID-19 bullshit bullshit economy bullshit jobs covid David Graeber on the phenomenon of bullshit jobs workers

Shared on March 25ths

If you can go out and maintain social distance, go for a walk or a run or anything that gets you out in the sensual world. I’ll go for a bike ride soon. It’ll be gray and cool and a bit stinky from th

2 days ago

it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Change Your Mind

“In science it often happens that scientists say, ‘You know that’s a really good argument; my position is mistaken,’ and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view fr

3 days ago

Daily Compass (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

The mystery of the misattributed hymn

One of my favorite hymns about peace begins: Years are coming — speed them onward! When the sword shall gather rust, And the helmet, lance, and falchion, Sleep at last in silent dust! This hymn has mo

3 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Universalist history Practical religion Musical arts hymnody Adin Ballou

Want to Join the UUSS Board of Trustees?

Three of the seven seats on the UUSS Board of Trustees are up for election at the Annual Meeting this May.  The positions will  take effect on July 1, 2020, and are open to persons who have been a vot

3 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Blogs & Highlights

Philosophy Group

We will not meet on Wednesdays until the UUSS building reopens. As always, if you would like additional information on future scheduling and want to participate, please contact our new co-leaders: Gab

3 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Blogs & Highlights

Call for Backup SICM Volunteers

As of today, SICM (Schenectady Community Ministry) Food Pantry is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am to 11:30am. It is a grab and go system, guests are waiting outside, asked for the number of

3 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Blogs & Highlights

Stewardship Report – March 24th

You are invited to help UUSS Shape Our Future Today! On March 8th we kicked-off the Stewardship campaign for the 20-21 fiscal year. Some of you were able to pick up your stewardship letter, and some o

3 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Stewardship Blogs & Highlights

Worship Update – March 24th

It has been fabulous to gather with so many of you for worship on Sunday mornings, even as it has been challenging to learn how offer worship in a whole new way. Last Sunday there were people particip

3 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

news Blogs & Highlights

Don't Just Do Something ...

When I was young, a top forty tune by the Statler Brothers glamorized the art of doing nothing: Countin' flowers on the wall That don't bother me at all Playin' solitaire till dawn with a deck of fift

3 days ago

REVOLUTIONARY SPIRITS: Faith, Politics, Opinion (Site / Info)

Thoughts in a Time of Pandemic

Covid-19 has distanced us but also brought us closer.  Though some populations are more at risk than others, we realize that we are all vulnerable, all mortal, all in need of the social fabric of nurs

3 days ago

REVOLUTIONARY SPIRITS: Faith, Politics, Opinion (Site / Info)

THE FIRST IMPERIAL PRESIDENCY

          Nixon tried but failed. It was scary but he really didn’t even come close. We deemed it impossible anyway; we said it couldn’t happen here.           But it has. Don’s not quite an emperor b

3 days ago

Ichabod's Kin (Site / Info)

Uncategorized

The Witches of Manitou Springs and their tale of two cities

A recent article in The Colorado Sun shines the spotlight on Manitou Springs and the Witches who live and practice there. Continue reading The Witches of Manitou Springs and their tale of two cities a

3 days ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

Paganism news Colorado living U.S. Witchcraft Wicca Chas S. Clifton Manitou Springs Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies

Media Roundup: Forging connections in a time of social distancing

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

3 days ago

UU World Editors’ Blog (Site / Info)

FRI, 3/27 ~ Women’s “Web” Tent ~ 7pm

The Red Tent movement, inspired by Anita Diamant’s fictional story, The Red Tent, supports women in reclaiming the gifts of community as we gather together to co-create intimate, woman-centered, resto

3 days ago

Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson (Site / Info)

Announcements

Annabelle, the Pitbull, Walk vlog #27 less narration

Annabelle walks off leash at the Bryan Regional Athletic Complex nature trail. She wallows in a mud puddle. Longer video with less narration so that people confined indoors can enjoy. A shelter in pla

3 days ago

A Perfect World (Site / Info)