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The Question

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 02:39

Erika A. Hewitt

I need to celebrate our human family, whose power and potential shimmer against the backdrop of deep time, because we aren’t at our best right now.

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Reclaiming My Culture

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 03:29

Mike Adams

I was leaving my mom in another world, located far away from mine.

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Putting on Armor

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 09/29/2021 - 03:48

Shannon Lang

In order to be welcoming, the systems of power and privilege in our spaces need to be actively dismantled.

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Surviving a Plague ... Again

UUA: Top Stories - Mon, 09/27/2021 - 14:05
Surviving a Plague … Again The year is 2021, I am 47, and I’m a 15-year survivor of the first plague of Generation X. Every part of that sentence makes me feel some kind of way. First of all … FORTY-SEVEN! I’m not one of those forever-young queens, so I’m very excited to be alive and grown...

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Only Clay on the Wheel

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 03:37

Jake Morrill

I want to be shaped in a way that lets me serve the eternal.

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Healing Through Story

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 06:07

Erica Shadowsong

Dear Creative Life Force, the infinite healing power of creativity is the best gift you've given to us.

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Outraged By Texas Abortion Law, UUs Remain Committed to Reproductive Justice

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 11:44
The UUA responds to the heartbreaking and outrageous decision by the US Supreme Court to allow implementation of Texas's anti-abortion bill, SB8.

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A Reflection from the UUA President: Choosing Love On This Anniversary of September 11

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 09/10/2021 - 09:21

Susan Frederick-Gray

On the 20-year anniversary of September 11th, UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray reflects on the costs of America's response and spiritual strength of choosing love.

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Reframing Rejection

UUA: Top Stories - Tue, 09/07/2021 - 21:32

Jami A. Yandle

My God lives in the margins and witnesses to the broken-hearted.

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Bearable Together

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 03:05

Elizabeth Stevens

Somehow, the things that are too much to bear alone are bearable together.

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From the UUA President: Ingathering In Complicated Times

UUA: Top Stories - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 12:00

Susan Frederick-Gray

As the new congregational year begins, the pandemic has forced many to re-evaluate traditional Ingathering celebrations. In these complicated times, let us remember that our ministries are life-saving and resilient.

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From the UUA President: Updated COVID Guidance for the Delta Variant

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 08/20/2021 - 05:50

Susan Frederick-Gray

In light of the changing COVID virus and the Delta variant, the UUA offers important updates to its guidance on gathering in UU congregations and communities.

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Trauma-Informed Worship

UUA: Top Stories - Mon, 08/02/2021 - 10:19

Erika A. Hewitt

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Elizabeth Stevens

Church is for helping people stay human in the face of inhumane circumstances.

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Dismantling White Supremacy Culture in Worship

UUA: Top Stories - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 16:21

Erika A. Hewitt

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Julica Hermann de la Fuente

When we learn to dismantle the markers and habits of white supremacy in our worship life, we get free together.

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2021 Shareholder Season – “A Sea Change”: Unprecedented Majority Votes on Climate, Racial Justice, Political Spending

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 07/28/2021 - 13:52
Shareholder proposals on climate change, political spending and racial justice met with unprecedented success this year. Some of the largest shareholders, such as Blackrock, State Street, Vanguard, and Fidelity, who had previously voted against such proposals or abstained, supported them this year.

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A New Orientation

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 05:16

Mariela Pérez-Simons

My inner compass reminds me of the power we’ve been given to create a new future.

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Belonging

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 07/07/2021 - 03:27

Ndidi Achebe

I learned that love and support can be expressed in many different ways by different people.

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Devon Commits to Net Zero: Responding to Shareholders, Devon Commits to Achieve Net Zero Emissions From Operations

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/30/2021 - 12:30
After a multi-year engagement with Climate Action 100+ investors, Devon Energy announced a commitment to achieve net zero emissions from operations and purchased energy by 2050 with an interim goal of a 50% reduction by 2030. Such emissions are often referred to as scopes 1 and 2....

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: Justice. Healing. Courage. : 2021 Action of Immediate Witness

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/30/2021 - 08:14
Unitarian Universalists are heartbroken. Three million people have died in the world and millions more endure poverty because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lessons learned during the 2020-2021 plague force us to look at the American healthcare system....

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Stop Voter Suppression and Partner for Voting Rights and a Multiracial Democracy : 2021 Action of Immediate Witness

UUA: Top Stories - Wed, 06/30/2021 - 07:33
WHEREAS, consistent with Unitarian Universalism’s living tradition, our Fifth Principle on democratic process, and our 2019 SOC on Our Democracy Uncorrupted, we understand democracy in the U.S. as a hope, a promise, an aspiration toward a body politic something like a Beloved Community,...

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