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Susan Frederick-Gray elected UUA president

UU World - Sat, 2017-06-24 22:15

Christopher L. Walton

Minister of Phoenix, Arizona, congregation wins three-way race to become UUA’s ninth elected president and the first woman elected to the office.

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UUA board approves funding plan for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

UU World - Wed, 2017-06-21 08:50

Elaine McArdle

At New Orleans board meeting, trustees also discuss deficit caused by severance packages.

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Moving beyond ‘whites only’ UU theology

UU World - Mon, 2017-06-19 07:00

DeReau K. Farrar

Embracing theists is essential to the cultural and spiritual health of Unitarian Universalism.

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In resigning, some UUA staff received ‘shocking’ severance

UU World - Fri, 2017-06-16 12:15

Elaine McArdle

Letter from interim co-presidents reveals that severance totaled more than $500,000 for employees who resigned during hiring practices controversy.

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Two Books Selected for 2017-2018 UUA Common Read

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2017-06-15 10:49

Learn more about Centering and Daring Democracy, selected for Unitarian Universalists to read collectively.

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UUA co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff

UU World - Mon, 2017-06-12 15:05

Elaine McArdle

New hiring procedures aim for 40 percent of managers and professional staff to be people of color or indigenous people.

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Resistance by the ‘Rules’

UU World - Mon, 2017-06-12 11:15

Janet Hayes

What are the restrictions on congregations getting involved in politics?

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The Breakthrough Congregation reimagined

UU World - Mon, 2017-06-05 10:15

Michael Hart

UUA program will focus on congregations’ innovations more than membership growth; seeks nominations.

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Innovation time

UU World - Mon, 2017-06-05 08:00

Christopher L. Walton

President Peter Morales moved the UUA’s headquarters, encouraged entrepreneurs, and stressed immigration justice. His resignation opens a painful and possibly hopeful new chapter in our conversation about racism.

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Flowers on the altar

UU World - Mon, 2017-06-05 08:00

Debra Burrell

Arranging flowers is a form of moving meditation.

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News brief: Former UUA Moderator Jim Key has died

UU World - Fri, 2017-06-02 11:10

Christopher L. Walton

Key, elected as moderator and chief governance officer in 2013, resigned May 13 when cancer returned.

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UUA Condemns Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2017-06-02 10:43

The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, issued the following message in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris agreement on climate change:

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Refugees at home

UU World - Mon, 2017-05-29 08:00

Elaine McArdle

Peter and Phyllis Morales have quietly shared their home with the family of two Mayan human rights activists since 2014.

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How do congregations select General Assembly delegates?

UU World - Mon, 2017-05-29 08:00

Michael Hart

Technology allows congregational delegates to participate and vote even if they cannot travel to New Orleans.

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Largest UU church votes to move downtown

UU World - Mon, 2017-05-29 07:00

Kenny Wiley

All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa votes to move church downtown, out of wealthy, largely white neighborhood, in time for centennial in 2021.

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A DREAMer in Need: What Being Undocumented Means

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2017-05-25 16:43

Beacon Press author Eileen Truax illuminates the stories of the men and women fighting for their right to live here legally.

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Get Ready! Readings, Videos, and Activities to Prepare for General Assembly

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2017-05-25 15:31

General Assembly in New Orleans will awaken and deepen the commitment of Unitarian Universalists to the power and possibility of working in solidarity with those on the margins. Below are resources to help you prepare to enter fully into that experience. Do at least one of the suggested activities in each of five categories. Then, print this booklet and record what you did on the back cover. Bring your list to the UUA Expressway at GA and receive your very own ribbon!

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UUA Presidential Election: Get Details for Voting in June

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2017-05-25 15:22

Our elections of people to serve the members and congregations of the Association are at the heart of our fifth principle of our faith and our trust in the democratic process.

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Reporting out from the Atlanta Consultation: An Update from the Interim Co-Presidents

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2017-05-25 15:11

The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, shared the following update regarding their recent meeting in Atlanta with representative leaders of color in the UUA:

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