UUA: Top Stories

Subscribe to UUA: Top Stories feed UUA: Top Stories
Top Stories from the Unitarian Universalist Association
Updated: 1 hour 21 min ago

From the UUA President: Listening to the Call of Love

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:33

Susan Frederick-Gray

This is been a deeply challenging time for us all. As we rest, reconnect and pray, many of us are also asking, "What can I do?"

Continue reading "From the UUA President: Listening to the Call of Love"

Categories: News & Media

Finding Our Way

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 04:37

Kristin Grassel Schmidt

Holding people accountable for the impact of their behavior is not revenge; it’s what makes change and growth possible, and no real healing in community can come without it.

Continue reading "Finding Our Way"

Categories: News & Media

Unitarian Universalists Denounce Complicity with Extremists, Call for Courageous Action by National Leaders

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:47
The UUA is compelled by events at the U.S. Capitol to call for true accountability and courageous action by national leaders in pursuit of a more just, equitable, multiracial and pluralistic democracy.

Continue reading "Unitarian Universalists Denounce Complicity with Extremists, Call for Courageous Action by National Leaders"

Categories: News & Media

Keep Singing

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 03:34

Erin J. Walter

I experience the creative impulse as living just under the surface of the daily grind: tugging; imploring, When do we all get to sing together again?

Continue reading "Keep Singing"

Categories: News & Media

From Powerlessness to Promise

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 07:13

Joe Sullivan

I imagine you, too, saw the unique holiday cards from the incomparable year just completed with messages like “Just say no to 2020,” “OH OH OH,” and “Merry Christmas from a distance.” Just some of the G-rated messages. We might as well laugh. Humor can be one of our more benign coping...

Continue reading "From Powerlessness to Promise"

Categories: News & Media

Transforming the New Year

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 05:52

Tim Atkins

What’s the one word you hope will define your upcoming year?

Continue reading "Transforming the New Year"

Categories: News & Media

Open to Joy

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 03:46

Elea Kemler

The stories remind us there is still and always joy in this world, but it usually comes right alongside the struggle.

Continue reading "Open to Joy"

Categories: News & Media

The Only Thing More Powerful Than a Story

Mon, 12/14/2020 - 11:07

Meck Groot

“Whenever we try to envision a world without war, without violence, without prisons, without capitalism,” writes Walidah Imarisha, “we are engaging in speculative fiction. All organizing is science fiction. Organizers and activists dedicate their lives to creating and envisioning another...

Continue reading "The Only Thing More Powerful Than a Story"

Categories: News & Media

Worthy of Beauty

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 03:15

Paul S Sawyer

This is a "love saves" story.

Continue reading "Worthy of Beauty"

Categories: News & Media

From The UUA President: In This Holiday Season, May We Simply Be

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 10:09

Susan Frederick-Gray

Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray shares her wishes for all in this holiday season, that we may have time to rest, that we tend to our grief and our joy, and that we make space for spiritual care and renewal.

Continue reading "From The UUA President: In This Holiday Season, May We Simply Be"

Categories: News & Media

A Holy Impatience

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 03:17

Robin Tanner

This year, the Advent season seems particularly seized by a spirit of the expected, the longing.

Continue reading "A Holy Impatience"

Categories: News & Media

Unitarian Universalists supported safe, accessible, fair voting on Election Day

Tue, 12/01/2020 - 09:00

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalists monitored polls, practiced de-escalation, and offered water, masks, and music to people waiting to vote.

Continue reading "Unitarian Universalists supported safe, accessible, fair voting on Election Day"

Categories: News & Media

The Eternal, Calling

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 03:27

Jake Morrill

The wilderness alongside every moment, sprawling in each direction, holds more than the silence that theologians imagine of God.

Continue reading "The Eternal, Calling"

Categories: News & Media

Remembering Our Gifts

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 06:39

Wren Bellavance-Grace

It’s been a hard fall. We made it through a virtual summer after our very first all-virtual General Assembly last June - and here we are already anticipating another all-virtual GA in June of 2021. The election season was both astonishing and surreal. As I write this, many of us are preparing for..

Continue reading "Remembering Our Gifts"

Categories: News & Media

Remembering Our Gifts

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 06:39

Wren Bellavance-Grace

It’s been a hard fall. We made it through a virtual summer after our very first all-virtual General Assembly last June  - and here we are already anticipating another all-virtual GA in June of 2021. The election season was both astonishing and surreal. As I write this, many of us are preparing for..

Continue reading "Remembering Our Gifts"

Categories: News & Media

A Prayer for This Transgender Day of Remembrance

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 06:21

Susan Frederick-Gray

My prayer on this Transgender Day of Remembrance is for the senseless acts of transantagonistic violence to end. And that we may all take on the work to disrupt the systems and cultures that perpetuate this violence.

Continue reading "A Prayer for This Transgender Day of Remembrance"

Categories: News & Media

A Message From The UUA President: Lean Into What You Love

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 09:49

Susan Frederick-Gray

This is a time to remember our collective resilience and ability to protect each other, to defend democracy, and to organize unfailingly for justice, equity and dignity.

Continue reading "A Message From The UUA President: Lean Into What You Love"

Categories: News & Media

Allowing Chaos

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 03:22

Taryn Strauss

We seek blessed assurance through pandemic chaos, relentless loss, and unimaginable stress.

Continue reading "Allowing Chaos"

Categories: News & Media

Spiritual Leadership

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 11:31
What Is Spiritual Leadership? Spiritual Leadership is an orientation, a way of living and being in the world. It is living our deepest values guided by connection. It is doing what is ours to do, giving our unique gifts to the world....

Continue reading "Spiritual Leadership"

Categories: News & Media

A Message From The UUA President: Honoring Indigenous Ancestors, Experiences and Traditions

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 07:58

Susan Frederick-Gray

UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray invites you to join in a series of virtual events Nov. 19-26 to live into the the Action of Immediate Witness passed at GA 2020, to "Address 400 Years of White Supremacist Colonialism."

Continue reading "A Message From The UUA President: Honoring Indigenous Ancestors, Experiences and Traditions"

Categories: News & Media

Pages

Forum Activity

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 08:11
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 07:09
Tue, 10/01/2013 - 22:01

Acknowledgments

wizdUUm.net is made possible in part by generous support from the Fahs Collaborative