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Top Stories from the UUA

  • Interfaith Leaders Urge President to Act on Immigration
    In the wake of Congress’ inability to act, UUA President Rev. Peter Morales and other national faith leaders have delivered a letter to President Obama today, urging him to take administrative action on immigration reform and to end the inhumane immigration enforcement policies that destroy families .  (Wed, Aug 27, 2014)
  • Missouri UUs Hold Vigils, Collect Food for Ferguson
    UU World reports on what local UUs in Missouri and UUs across the country are doing to support those in the Ferguson community including holding vigils and collecting food and supplies.  (Wed, Aug 27, 2014)
  • UUA President's Statement on Ferguson
    UUA President Rev. Peter Morales has issued a statement following the continued violence in Ferguson, MO. It begins, 'The images from Ferguson, Missouri, are profoundly unsettling: tanks, tear gas, military weaponry for urban warfare, angry crowds. We immediately feel a mixture of shock, anger, dismay, helplessness, sympathy, and outrage. As religious people who are committed to compassion and justice, what are we to do?'  (Wed, Aug 20, 2014)
  • Up to Our Necks
    'This is a problem for our whole nation, not just for people of color. We are in this together. And riot gear, intimidation, and more brutality from police are not the way forward towards healing. They are, in fact, yet another giant step backwards,' reflects the Rev. Meg Riley, senior minister of the Church of the Larger Fellowship, on the police brutality in Ferguson, MO in The Huffington Post .  (Thu, Aug 14, 2014)
  • Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children
    The New York Times reports that leaders from a broad range of religious traditions—from the Southern Baptist Convention to the Roman Catholic Church to the Unitarian Universalist Association—are leading a 'backlash to the backlash' against undocumented children who came to the U.S. this year on their own.
      (Tue, Aug 5, 2014)
  • Announcing the 2014-2015 UUA Common Read
    Reclaiming Prophetic Witness: Liberal Religion in the Public Square by Paul Rasor is the 2014-2015 UUA Common Read. In this inspiring call to action, Rasor dispels the myth that conservative Christianity is the only va lid religious voice in national debates on social policy, and shows us that the powerful support of religious liberals may be more numerous than we realize.
      (Tue, Aug 5, 2014)
  • Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children
    The New York Times reports that leaders from a broad range of religious traditions—from the Southern Baptist Convention to the Roman Catholic Church to the Unitarian Universalist Association—are leading a 'backlash to the backlash' against undocumented children who came to the U.S. this year on their own.
      (Tue, Aug 5, 2014)
  • Social Justice Push Marks Minister's Retirement
    UU World shares how the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, IN used social justice work as a way to mark the retirement of its co-minister, the Rev. Bill Breeden. It reads, 'People were encouraged to volunteer at a food pantry and a shelter that provides services for people who are homeless.'  (Tue, Aug 5, 2014)
  • T-shirt Evangelism
    Meg Riley, senior minister of the Church of the Larger Fellowship, shares how a t-shirt can be a tool for evangelism. She wrote, 'I put it on when I have something to say or do, to bring more love where love has been violated.
    Wearing it grounds me when I’m afraid, helps me remember that I’m not
    alone, and tells the world, including me, what I stand for.'  (Wed, Jul 9, 2014)
  • Area Churches Pursue a Social Media Ministry
    Offering curious 'nones' the chance to look inside a UU service, congregations are now turning to digital media to attract new visitors. In this story, the Rev. Ann Marie Alderman of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro talks about how her congregation puts their mobile devices in worship mode.  (Wed, Jul 9, 2014)