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Prayer for School Staff

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 03:00
Prayer for School Staff, Week of August 15, 2022 Beloved, strengthen, protect, and support all those who work at schools. Bless those who drive buses, are crossing guards, and who greet parents dropping children off, greeting each child and helping them to school safely, saying “here you are welcome, here... Rev. Naomi King
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Prayer for Hospitality Workers

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 03:00
A Prayer for Hospitality Workers - Week of August 8, 2022 Grace and Generosity support and sustain all those who work in hospitality and related trades and businesses. May each and all be treated with respect, dignity, and generosity, recognizing the hard work of showing up night and day to... Rev. Naomi King
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The Alchemy of Worship

UUA: Top Stories - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 09:05
Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd recently joined Rev. Erika Hewitt for a spirited conversation about how our Unitarian Universalist theology informs the the art and craft of worship....

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A Prayer for Travelers

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Fri, 07/29/2022 - 03:00
A Prayer for Travelers, Week of August 1, 2022 Beloved, may the way ahead open and be easy. May we meet welcome at each stop along the way. May we encounter kindness and generosity and share curiosity and generous joy in return. May we travel with respect for the people... Rev. Naomi King
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UUA Reaches Key Milestone in Search Process for New President: Next President Will Assume Role in Summer 2023

UUA: Top Stories - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 13:45
The UUA Presidential Search Committee (PSC) has reached a key milestone in its process for electing a new president. In April, the PSC opened applications in which interested individuals could apply through an online portal, which is now closed.

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Shannon Harper Appointed Lifespan Faith Engagement Co-Director

UUA: Top Stories - Thu, 07/07/2022 - 13:14
The UUA is pleased to announce the appointment of Shannon Harper as Lifespan Faith Engagement Co-Director, starting July 1.

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Loving with a Broken Heart

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 10:59

Abbey Tennis

We must choose each other again and again, though conflict and through plenty.

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Unitarian Universalists Reaffirm Commitment to Racial and Reproductive Justice at General Assembly: More than 3,200 UUs come together for annual meeting

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 10:00
More than 3,200 UUs from all 50 states came together virtually and in Portland, OR for this year's General Assembly. Delegates participated in voting democratically on denominational business and attendees joined in worship, workshops and justice making during the conference.

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A GA Business experience like no other

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 06:38

UUA Communications: Periodicals

As the organizers of the 2022 assembly had promised, the reimagined multiplatform event in Portland was no business as usual.

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From the UUA President: UUs Remain Committed to Reproductive Justice

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 07:44
In response to the US Supreme Court's ruling in the Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women Health Organization case, which overturns Roe v. Wade, UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray reaffirms Unitarian Universalist commitment to reproductive justice.

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Prayer for Being Community

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 03:00
Week of June 26, 2022 Beloved, let our nights and days fill with the varied fragrances of compassion, showing up as a generous and kind neighbor to strangers, making amends where we have swerved away from what love challenges us to become or integrity invites us to embody. Beloved, may... Rev. Naomi King
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We Will Only Rise

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/22/2022 - 01:58

JeKaren Olaoya

We have to keep finding ways to widen the circle of care and concern.

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Prayer for Ancestors

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 03:00
Prayer for the Week of June 19, 2022 Beloved, may I have the courage of the ancestors who said “no more” to injustice and resisted the wheels of power rolling over them. May I have the resilience of ancestors who whispered “we will create a way” when there was no... Rev. Naomi King
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Fathers Day Prayer 2022

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Wed, 06/15/2022 - 03:00
Bless the fathers, made by choice, adoption, marriage, neighborhood, extended kinship, and blood Bless the fathers, however they are gendered, the ones who nurture gardens of wonder and hard work The ones who nurture families of enoughness and generous laughter The ones who are still figuring this whole fatherhood thing... Rev. Naomi King
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Our Great Calling

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/15/2022 - 02:12

Nathan Ryan

We have a holy obligation to bring about paradise on this earth; each generation helps us do that.

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Prayer for Everyone Beautiful

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 03:00
Prayer for the Week of June 12, 2022 Heart of Love grant us all the beauty bestowed to those who are tender-hearted, who are kind past easy and compassionate past bravery. Let us all be so beautiful. Heart of Love grant us all the beauty bestowed to those who speak... Rev. Naomi King
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All That Shimmers

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 01:49

Laura Solomon

To be queer is to know the ways of holding all that shimmers to the light.

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From the UUA President: Let's Meet the Moment at GA 2022

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 03:42

Susan Frederick-Gray

Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray shares key details and highlights for this year's annual conference of Unitarian Universalists, General Assembly. GA will be a multiplatform experience, taking place in Portland, OR and online from June 22 - 26, 2022.

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Prayer to Savor This Life

Universalist Prayers from Rev. Naomi King - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 03:00
Week of June 5, 2022 Glorious and Gracious Lover of Life, the one who blows the dandelion, milkweed, and maple seeds spinning off into new tender adventures, help us savor this life in the small moments, the breath, the wish wending from one heart to the fertile earth of another.... Rev. Naomi King
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Us, Human, Here

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 06:21

Laura Solomon

We are an angry and beautiful people.

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