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We are a liberal religious community of diverse individuals whose traditions celebrate life’s gifts through meaningful worship, nurture spiritual growth, encourage religious freedom and lifelong education, and strive for social justice.
- Statement: Events in Baltimore
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following recent events and new developments in Baltimore, MD, following the death of Freddie Carlos Gray, Jr.: “Today the Baltimore Police Department handed over to prosecutors the results of its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. (Thu, Apr 30, 2015)
- "In Baltimore, My Liberation is Bound with Yours"
The minister of First Unitarian Church in Baltimore reflects on #BaltimoreUprising: "What’s happening in Baltimore is something that we may not imagine will be 'over' for a very long time. There are cries for 'peace' in our city—and from outside our city—that imagine stopping the violence-spree of angry (and organized!) youth and getting back to normal is desired. I am not sure that that is desired, and I know that it is not even possible." (Thu, Apr 30, 2015)
- UUSC-UUA Response to Nepal Earthquake
On April 25, communities in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh suffered a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake. So far, reports reveal that more than 4,000 people have died and thousands more are injured or missing. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) President Bill Schulz and Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President Rev. Peter Morales have issued this joint statement in response to this tragedy: (Tue, Apr 28, 2015)
- We Pray for Nepal
Unitarian Universalists around the world are turning their caring thoughts and prayers to the people impacted by the disaster unfolding in Nepal. The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) are considering options for effective response. And, the UUA’s Holdeen India Program Director, Derek Mitchell, is in direct communication with grassroots organizations – including the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute – as our global partners mobilize. In the midst of the crisis, let us begin in prayer and prepare for further response. (Sun, Apr 26, 2015)
- Thousands Join UUs for Climate Justice Month
Unitarian Universalists (UUs) and other people of faith and conscience across the country are participating in Climate Justice Month from World Water Day (March 22) to Earth Day (April 22). The month is a time of reflection and spiritual grounding leading to commitment to long-term actions for climate justice. (Tue, Apr 14, 2015)
- GA 2015: Cornel West to Speak
The American philosopher, academic, activist, author, and public intellectual Dr. Cornel West will speak to thousands of Unitarian Universalists this summer at our annual meeting and convention, the UUA General Assembly. (Wed, Apr 8, 2015)
- Blue Revolution
Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other country in the world, rarely considering the consequences for our rivers, aquifers, and other freshwaters. Blue Revolution exposes the truth about the water crisis-driven by a tradition that has encouraged everyone, from homeowners to farmers to utilities, to tap more and more. (Wed, Apr 8, 2015)
- Healing and Forgiveness
Sometimes it feels like there are a lot of broken things in the world. How can we help to heal our world and each other? Each month, the Church of the Larger Fellowship curates reflections, stories, prayers, and more on a spiritual theme that's close to our hearts. This month's "Quest for Meaning" theme is Healing and Forgiveness. (Tue, Apr 7, 2015)
- Letter from a Hoped-For Future
"What Unitarian Universalism Looks Like 20 Years from Now," by Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt
December 15, 2034
Thanks for the phone call, sweetie; your dad gave me a heads-up about your Coming of Age assignment. It’s a good question you asked—how being Unitarian Universalist is different now than it was for your dad or your grandfather, or your great-grandfather, for that matter. (Tue, Apr 7, 2015)
- Earth: A Meditation
There are no other earths that I know of.
There are no other skies that we have mapped.
This is our earth. (Tue, Apr 7, 2015)