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Meditation on February

Tue, 2015-02-10 16:21
"About February" by Kathleen Montgomery February is not for the faint hearted, I think. It is so exceedingly ordinary, having neither the romance of spring nor the bravado of winter. And the ordinary is tough, it seems to me, demanding as it does not only endurance but imagination.
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OWL Sexuality Education Updated

Tue, 2015-02-10 15:41
Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education for Grades 7-9 is fully revised and available from the UUA Bookstore. This progressive, inclusive, comprehensive program is the keystone in the lifespan series of sexuality education programs the UUA and United Church of Christ published together beginning 1999. 
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Welcome to our new site!

Tue, 2015-02-10 13:11
We’re proud to introduce the new UUA.org, home of the Unitarian Universalist Association and representing our 1,000 local congregations. Here’s your quick guide to what’s new, what’s the same and what’s next for this website, with a video introduction from UUA President Peter Morales.
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Reclaim Your Prophetic Witness

Wed, 2015-02-04 14:38
In Reclaiming Prophetic Witness, author Paul Rasor dispels the myth that conservative Christianity is the only religious voice in the national debates on key social issues. This book will inspire you to lift your voice and reclaim a place in the public conversation.
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Selma, A Life Lesson from Hollywood

Wed, 2015-02-04 14:26
Have you seen Selma yet? Check out this excellent review and reflection of the movie and its UU connections from UU World, with links to download a handy discussion guide. And be sure to go see it!
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Unitarian Universalist Sues to Breastfeed at Work

Wed, 2015-02-04 00:00
UU World reports on Kate Frederick’s battle with her former employer, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, for refusing to allow her to breastfeed her son in a private space at work or drive to his nearby daycare center during work breaks to feed him there.
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Unitarian Universalist Sues to Breastfeed at Work

Wed, 2015-02-04 00:00
UU World reports on Kate Frederick’s battle with her former employer, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, for refusing to allow her to breastfeed her son in a private space at work or drive to his nearby daycare center during work breaks to feed him there.
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Climate Justice Month

Fri, 2015-01-30 13:50
From World Water Day to Earth Day (March 22 to April 22, 2015), Unitarian Universalists and other people of faith and conscience will begin a spiritual journey for climate justice. Climate Justice Month is being organized by Commit2Respond, the new environmental justice initiative led by UU groups across our faith movement. Join Commit2Respond to participate, and if you’re a congregational leader, save the dates for Climate Justice Sunday and Earth Day observances.
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Calling All Congregations: Certify Today

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:00
All UUA member congregations are required to log in and complete the annual Certification of Membership report by the deadline of Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at 5 p.m. PT. This is a requirement to have voting delegates at General Assembly 2015. 
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Calling All Congregations: Certify Today

Fri, 2015-01-30 00:00
All UUA member congregations are required to log in and complete the annual Certification of Membership report by the deadline of Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at 5 p.m. PT. This is a requirement to have voting delegates at General Assembly 2015. 
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Tapestry Pages Are Now in Drupal

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:22
This is a test of creating a Home Page Story page.
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Clergy Takes Congress to Lunch

Tue, 2015-01-27 12:28
Unitarian Universalist ministers joined interfaith partners to stage a protest during lunch in front of members of Congress and their staff. Find out what happened next.
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The Selma Awakening Available at Your UUA Bookstore

Mon, 2015-01-26 00:00
As the 50th anniversary of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, AL, approaches, people are talking about how the events of the civil rights movement changed our nation. Unitarian Universalists emerged from those events profoundly changed as well. Mark Morrison-Reed's new book, The Selma Awakening: How the Civil Rights Movement Tested and Changed Unitarian Universalism , explores this pivotal time in our history.
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The Selma Awakening Available at Your UUA Bookstore

Mon, 2015-01-26 00:00
As the 50th anniversary of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, AL, approaches, people are talking about how the events of the civil rights movement changed our nation. Unitarian Universalists emerged from those events profoundly changed as well. Mark Morrison-Reed's new book, The Selma Awakening: How the Civil Rights Movement Tested and Changed Unitarian Universalism , explores this pivotal time in our history.
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A UUA Breakthrough Congregation: First Parish in Bedford, MA

Fri, 2015-01-02 14:18
UU World profiles First Parish in Bedford, MA which the UUA named as a “Breakthrough Congregation” this year for its sustained growth. Membership has doubled since the Rev. John Gibbons started there twenty-three years ago and is projected to break 400 this year. Read how they made real growth happen in their congregation.
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UUs Rally For Marriage Equality in Four States

Fri, 2015-01-02 14:18
In Maine, Maryland, and Washington, there are measures on the ballot that would authorize same-sex marriage. In Minnesota, marriage equality advocates are working to get out a “No” vote next month on a legislative measure that was passed to prevent same-sex marriage. In all four states Unitarian Universalists are deeply engaged, hoping for outcomes that favor marriage equality. Learn more about their important work in this article from UU World .
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UU-UNO 50th Anniversary: Tickets Are On Sale Now

Fri, 2015-01-02 14:18
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)! For 50 years, the UU-UNO has worked to support international human rights, climate change policies, security and peace building for women, and many other issues. We invite you to attend our anniversary celebration in New York City on November 3rd, 2012. Tickets are on sale now through Oct 20th. Buy your ticket before Sept 30th and receive a discounted rate. Celebrate in your congregations and come celebrate with us!
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Something More Spiritual

Thu, 2015-01-01 00:00
UU World reports how the lay-led Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, KS, doubled its membership and was named a UUA Breakthrough Congregation. The article reads, ' The ministry part of the church’s success involved a little serendipity. Just when Lawrence was trying on a worship service, some of the nearby UU congregations in Kansas and Missouri began offering ministerial support to small and emerging congregations. '
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Something More Spiritual

Thu, 2015-01-01 00:00
UU World reports how the lay-led Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, KS, doubled its membership and was named a UUA Breakthrough Congregation. The article reads, ' The ministry part of the church’s success involved a little serendipity. Just when Lawrence was trying on a worship service, some of the nearby UU congregations in Kansas and Missouri began offering ministerial support to small and emerging congregations. '
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Nominees for 2015 Elections Available Now

Thu, 2014-12-18 00:00
The slate of nominees for the 2015 elections to be held at General Assembly in Portland, OR, is now available. Please take this opportunity to learn more about the positions and the process for running by petition. People interested in running by petition have until February 1 to submit a completed petition.
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