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Top Stories from the UUA

  • Religious Atheists? Maria Greene on Unitarian Universalist Humanists
    Beacon Press author and Assistant Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University, Chris Stedman, interviews the new Director of Development & Communication for the Unitarian Universalist Humanist Association and gets her thoughts on, among other things, the future of Humanism in Unitarian Universalism and feeling comfortable in UU churches.  (Mon, Apr 14, 2014)
  • Emerging, Alternative Groups at UUA's Growing Edge
    UU World reports on a number of experimental UU communities that your UUA is working with to explore alternative models for joining in religious community together. Learn more about these innovate groups and their big plans for the future of our faith.   (Mon, Apr 14, 2014)
  • A Village Brings Down Its Hills as Lure of Mining Grows
    The New York Times profiles the rise of limestone mining in the Khasi Hills of India and the efforts of one Unitarian minister, the Rev. Helpme Mohrmen, to organize opposition to the mining which pollutes local rivers and drinking water.  (Fri, Mar 28, 2014)
  • UUA Sells Three Buildings for $23.6 million
    The UUA has completed the sale of 25 Beacon Street and the Pickett and Eliot Houses for $23.6 million. Proceeds of the sale will finance the purchase of 24 Farnsworth Street, the UUA's new headquarters building.   (Fri, Mar 21, 2014)
  • Kids' Service Team Makes Service Fun, Spiritual
    An active member of the Unitarian Society of New Haven, Conn. gathers youth aged 8 through 14 to help them engage in justice work in a way that is meaningful for them. The children love living out the group's motto of 'having fun while doing good.'  (Fri, Mar 14, 2014)
  • Announcement: The UUA Brand Story
    UUA President Rev. Peter Morales announces the most recent development in our effort to help Unitarian Universalist voices to break through the competing noise of our high-tech society. 'Today,' says Rev. Morales, 'I am excited to share with you one of the tools in an ongoing process of improved communication strategies, the UUA’s new logo.'  (Thu, Feb 13, 2014)
  • UU World: New UUA Logo Part of Outreach Effort
    UU World reports on the UUA's new logo. The article begins, 'A new logo for the Unitarian Universalist Association is only part of an initiative to help congregations reach out to the millennial generation and others who are unchurched. The Rev. Dr. Terasa Cooley, the UUA’s Program and Strategy Officer, said the new initiative developed out of a growing realization that the UUA and its congregations have been sending 'inconsistent' messages about Unitarian Universalism into the larger world.'  (Thu, Feb 13, 2014)
  • $100 Rebate for Congregational Presidents for GA 2014
    On behalf of the UUA Board of Trustees, UUA Moderator Jim Key has written a letter to congregational leaders regarding a $100 registration rebate for congregational presidents who attend General Assembly 2014 in Providence, RI. He writes, “…The major impetus for this special invitation is the Board's desire to have a conversation at this GA about how we can transform the work of the delegates at future GAs such that it will have real impact on the future of our faith and our Association...'  (Mon, Feb 3, 2014)
  • UU World: Volunteers Sought for Ongoing Sandy Recovery
    UU World reports that more than a year after Superstorm Sandy hit New Jersey and New York, volunteers are still needed. 'We're not getting media coverage of the continuing needs for survivors of Sandy and so many people think that the recovery is complete,' said the Rev. Susan Karlson. 'But it will
    take years to restore these areas.' There are lots of opportunities for
    groups of UU volunteers to help with the recovery.  (Thu, Jan 23, 2014)
  • 2014 Unitarian Universalist Association Elections
    This year, at General Assembly in Providence, RI, there will be elections for the Financial Advisor and four Trustees-at-Large. The Nominating Committee has nominated five people for these elective offices. Our elections of people to s erve the members and congregations of the Association are at the heart of the fifth principle of our faith and our trust in the democratic process. Please take this opportunity to learn more about the positions, who is nominated, and the process for running by petition. Those interested in running by petition have until Feb. 1 to submit a completed petition.   (Thu, Jan 23, 2014)