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5 days ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

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Chicago

I wound up with a 7 hour layover in Chicago. The nice thing about train travel is that when you have a layover, you can leave the terminal. And when you have a layover in Chicago, you’re downtown, rig

5 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Pop Culture Road trips

January Theme: Change & (R)evolutions

January is often a time when we push the reset button. Reflecting on our lives, we can make amends, make changes, and begin again in love. Change is not always easy and institutional change can be eve

5 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Blogs & Highlights

Religious Education News

Children in Kindergarten through 6 th grade will start in the Great Hall for the first part of the service. Afterwards, these children will meet in the K-3 rd grade classroom next to the dining room f

5 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Religious Education Blog

Covenant Groups Begin Soon!

Registration is now open for the winter/spring 2023 Covenant Groups! Each small group will include a trained facilitator, be comprised of between 5-9 people, and will meet six times between February a

5 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Religious Education Blogs & Highlights

Side With Love’s Spiritual Nourishment for the Long Haul

Side With Love is thrilled to announce 30 Days of Love 2023! Our annual month of spiritual nourishment, political grounding, and shared practices of faith and justice, 30 Days of Love will go from Mar

5 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Blogs & Highlights

Their Eyes Were Watching God, the February read for BIPOC Book Discussion Group

Read on into February with the classic Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Huston. We will gather by zoom on Monday, February 20, for a book discussion. We welcome all newcomers to the book rea

5 days ago

Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

Blogs & Highlights

The complex organization of the Pre-Classic Maya

New research using LiDAR technology suggests Mayan society on the Yucatan peninsula may have been more complex than previously thought. Continue reading The complex organization of the Pre-Classic May

5 days ago

The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Skinner House Books Enters Distribution Agreement with Ingram Content Group: Publishing Imprint of the Unitarian Universalist Association Begins New Distribution Relationship with Consortium® Book Sales & Distribution, an Ingram Content Group Bra...

Publishing Imprint of the Unitarian Universalist Association Begins New Distribution Relationship with Consortium® Book Sales & Distribution, an Ingram Content Group Brand, in Spring 2023 Continue rea

5 days ago

UUA Top Stories (Site / Info)

What do we do when our conscience goes to jail?: UUs showing up for UUs who show up

For generations, UUs have been jailed for our conscience in resisting systems of oppression. As our tradition becomes more justice oriented, rates of UU arrests are on the rise. How does our conscienc

6 days ago

Blog - Side With Love (Site / Info)

lOVE Resists

“How Rights Went Wrong”: On the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Sunday was the fiftieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade. On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7–2 that the Constitution protects the right to choose to have an abortion. As Jamal Greene notes

6 days ago

Carl Gregg (Site / Info)

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Out of Whack

What puts me out of whack? Well, actually a lot of things. I’m going to tell you about the one thing that is the hardest to deal with and that’s my health. It is with me wherever I go. It’s … Continue

6 days ago

Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

Center dealing with life-disturbing experiences

The Man Whose Name was Concealed in Oscar Wilde’s Trial: An Interview with Author Laura Lee

I hope you will enjoy this first interview on the topic of my new book Wilde Nights & Robber Barons. In it, I talk about the discovery of letters from Lord Alfred Douglas to his “Darling Pretty” Mauri

6 days ago

Story and Self (Site / Info)

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House finches return

Our friend Finchley, as my wife calls our friendly finch, is back! At least, I think it’s him. I’m not much of a birder, but I heard a familiar chirping around the house that made me say to Joy just t

6 days ago

Sermons in Stones (Site / Info)

natural history

Roped In: Oscar Wilde’s Influence in Art and Crime

In this clip Matt Baume delves into the history of the 1948 Hitchcock film “Rope,” which was based on the real-life Leopold and Loeb muirders. What particularly caught my interest was the description

1 week ago

Story and Self (Site / Info)

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From the UUA President: We Mourn with the People of Monterey Park, CA

Susan Frederick-Gray UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray respond to news of yet another tragic shooting. Unitarian Universalists are ready to work with elected and community officials to support r

1 week ago

UUA Top Stories (Site / Info)

New benches at ESSA

We completed two new woodshop benches in the machine room at ESSA with the addition of butcher block tops and bottom shelves made from the tops of old benches. The old benches were one's I'd built out

1 week ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Forced Birthing

As we recognize the 50th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which was overturned this summer, All Souls member Barbara Bannon reminds us of the importance of continuing to fight fo

1 week ago

BeyondBelief (Site / Info)

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Zen at the Margins: Reflecting on Monastic, Priestly, Secular, Jewish, & Christian Zens

    Zen at the MarginsMonastic, Priestly, Secular, Jewish, and Christian Zens James Ishmael Ford A non-believer opened his heart to the Buddha, saying, “I am not asking about words, I am not asking ab

1 week ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Our Covenant

A sermon considering the proposed covenant of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston. The post Our Covenant appeared first on Colin Bossen.

1 week ago

Colin Bossen (Site / Info)

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