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Blog roundup, Spring 2017

UU World - Wed, 2017-02-15 10:00

Heather Christensen

Highlights from the Unitarian Universalist blogosphere, September 2016-January 2017

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Bowie, Prince, and Cohen: Saints of freedom

UU World - Mon, 2017-02-13 15:15

Elaine McArdle

Bowie, Prince, and Cohen slashed through repression, urging us to be rapturously unshackled and alive.

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Follow the UUA presidential campaign

UU World - Mon, 2017-02-13 09:00

Christopher L. Walton

With three candidates on ballot, UUA will use instant run-off voting for first time since 1977; regional candidate forums begin February 25.

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Trustees pledge $54,000 toward Black Lives of UU commitment

UU World - Tue, 2017-02-07 16:55

Elaine McArdle

UUA Board of Trustees reaffirms $5.3 million commitment to BLUU, acknowledges concerns with process.

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The rising costs of entering the ministry

UU World - Mon, 2017-02-06 08:00

Joshua Eaton

New ministers enter the job market with more educational debt than ever before. Unitarian Universalist leaders are looking at ways to adapt.

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Changing ideas about disabilities

UU World - Mon, 2017-02-06 08:00

Elaine McArdle

EqUUal Access seeks to enable the full engagement of people with disabilities in UU communities and the broader society.

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Get To Know Our Chaplains

UUA Top Stories - Wed, 2017-02-01 11:43

In an increasingly secular culture, Unitarian Universalist chaplains model non-sectarian care in hospitals, hospices, prisons, the military, the police force, and rehabilitation centers. Learn more about why they care, who they care for, and how they care in sixteen heartfelt essays.

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UUA APPLAUDS BSA ON GENDER IDENTITY DECISION

UUA Top Stories - Tue, 2017-01-31 16:59

The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued a statement following the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) announcement on gender identity.

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Get Political, Not Partisan

UUA Top Stories - Tue, 2017-01-31 12:53

Are you or your congregation interested in becoming more politically active? Do you have questions on what is and isn’t allowed especially as it relates to your congregation’s nonprofit status? Here are some points to guide you.

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Let’s get started, together

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-30 09:30

Doug Muder

When our values are threatened, a congregation is an anchor against despair.

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Women’s march helps build the resistance

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-30 09:00

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalists join millions to march on Washington and in other U.S. cities.

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Women’s march ‘launches the resistance’

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-30 09:00

Elaine McArdle

Unitarian Universalists join millions to march on Washington and in other U.S. cities.

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Roo, exactly as he is

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-30 08:00

Jen Shattuck

When we invite children to tell the truth about themselves, when we meet them with compassion and acceptance, we become a sanctuary.

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Sustainability: not so fast

UU World - Tue, 2017-01-24 17:00

Jeffrey A. Lockwood

Who could object to living sustainably? It depends on what we mean.

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When charity disrupts justice

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-23 08:00

Chuck Collins

Tax-deductible charitable giving should not worsen existing inequalities. But it does.

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On becoming old-old

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-23 08:00

Sally Salisbury Stoddard

Living to be 87 is a surprise, and I’m finding that old-old is different than just plain old.

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Love is the Last to Ration

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2017-01-19 18:36

I believe that we’re all entitled to our pain... sorrow is an invitation to recalibrate our hearts so that we can view one another with both more gentleness and a sense of recognition: You too? Me too! - From Braver/Wiser's weekly inspiration. 

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Let's Roll - Fight for UU Values

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2017-01-19 18:21

As a new president is inaugurated, so many are concerned our country's future. UU's are taking action and reaching out, with love guiding the way.

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Field notes for the resistance

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-16 08:00

Janet Hayes

How to defend the values we uphold.

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The act of not seeing

UU World - Mon, 2017-01-16 08:00

Christopher L. Walton

‘This is how it feels a lot of the time,’ says one racial justice activist, ‘like white folks are just walking around like everything is okay.’

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