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Petty love

UU World - Thu, 2015-07-02 01:24
Love small enough to curse a cell or sky.
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African American Church Burnings: A Statement from the UUA President

UUA Top Stories - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:59
“Where we choose to worship is sacred space. To violate that space is unconscionable. In less than two weeks, we have witnessed that violation again and again. First, with the horrific massacre during Bible study at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, SC, and now, with suspected arson at a number of African American churches in southern states."
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Your magazine may have been blown off-track

UU World - Mon, 2015-06-29 18:50
Train derailment in severe thunderstorm delays 2,730 UU World copies bound for California.
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Reckoning with history

UU World - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:45
After fifty years, the families and friends of three civil rights martyrs return to Selma, still weighing the price they had to pay.
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Witnessing for Climate Justice

UUA Top Stories - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:48
On June 27th we gathered with leaders from the Lummi Nation to advocate for justice: for people and the planet. This event at our 2015 General Assembly in Portland, OR was part of Commit2Respond, our broad movement for climate justice.
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Historic SCOTUS Decision: UUA President Peter Morales Applauds

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2015-06-26 11:37
“Today the U.S. Supreme Court stood on the side of love with its 5 to 4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges establishing federal recognition of same-sex marriage. I applaud the court’s ruling as a major step in recognizing full civil rights for LGBTQ people. The ruling is cause for celebration."
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Lessons from the garden

UU World - Wed, 2015-06-24 17:07
My garden teaches me to have faith.
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Nashua church gives offering away every week

UU World - Mon, 2015-06-22 02:16
Unitarian Universalists in Nashua, New Hampshire, have put $250,000 in the plate over the past twelve years—and given it all away.
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‘I thought I was alone. But I’m not’

UU World - Mon, 2015-06-22 02:16
‘Depression is way too hard without also thinking you’re alone. I want youth and kids to know it’s okay, even good sometimes, to struggle.’
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UUA and UUSC Respond to Papal Encyclical

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:37
“The crisis of climate change is the gravest threat facing our world today, and as people of faith and conscience we are called to respond to the moral imperative to advance climate justice. The Unitarian Universalist Association and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee therefore applaud Pope Francis for focusing the world’s attention on the threat of climate change by issuing ‘Laudato Si’ or ‘Praise Be to You,’ a papal letter addressed not just to Catholics but to ‘every person living on this planet.’"
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Church Shooting in Charleston

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-06-18 10:04
"News of last night’s shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, SC, fills me with a profound sadness. My heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims and to the entire Emanuel Church community."
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Grant will aid Baltimore church’s Black Lives Matter work

UU World - Mon, 2015-06-15 09:30
$3,000 from James Reeb Fund presented to First Unitarian Church of Baltimore.
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Black Lives Matter Banner ‘Brings Out Conversation’

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2015-06-12 15:15
The Unitarian Universalist (UU) Congregation of Columbia is one of more than two dozen Unitarian Universalist churches across the country participating in an unofficial “Black Lives Matter” banner campaign, which has grown in response to highly publicized police violence toward people of color in communities nationwide.
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We Celebrate LGBTQ Rights

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2015-06-12 14:50
As Unitarian Universalists, we not only open our doors to people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, we value diversity of sexuality and gender and see it as a spiritual gift. In our congregations and spiritual communities, we welcome all, we affirm same-sex marriage (and have for decades), and we continue to challenge laws and attitudes that discriminate.
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Join Our Witness for Climate Justice

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-06-11 15:55
On June 27th we gather with leaders from the Lummi Nation to advocate for justice: for people and the planet. This event at our 2015 General Assembly in Portland, OR is part of Commit2Respond, our broad movement for climate justice.
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Praise to You, the Connecting Web

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-06-11 13:55
Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern: "Wherever we connect, you are the connection."
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Nights can be tough

UU World - Wed, 2015-06-10 22:30
I can’t fully express how scary it is when a man with a gun tells you ‘you’re fighting and trying to walk away from me’ as you stand still, attempting to comply.
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From Beacon Press: Love's Promises

UUA Top Stories - Wed, 2015-06-10 11:21
Most people think of love and contracts as strange bedfellows, or even opposites. In Love’s Promises, however, law professor Martha Ertman shows that far from cold and calculating, contracts shape and sustain families.
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Embracing failure

UU World - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:24
The future health of Unitarian Universalism depends on all of us learning to embrace failure.
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A new ethos

UU World - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:24
How the Unitarian Universalist Association is promoting Beloved Community today.
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