Torda450 – Celebrating the Anniversary of Religious Tolerance

On January 13, 2018, one of the world’s first statements of religious tolerance will have its 450th anniversary. In 1568, in the city of Torda, in what is now Romania, a religious gathering presided over by Unitarian King John Sigismund proclaimed: “In every place the preachers shall preach and explain the Gospel each according to his understanding of it, and if the … [Read more…]

Support the Promise and the Practice of Our Faith Campaign

Imagine what our faith would look like if we upheld and centered the history, the perspectives, the voices, and the leadership of Black Lives of Unitarian Universalists… The Promise and the Practice of Our Faith Campaign is our opportunity to take the lead as a faith denomination in addressing our history of upholding white supremacy.  Together, we can collectively work to dismantle it and amend a long broken … [Read more…]

UUA Disaster Relief Fund

Our UU friends and neighbors in Florida and the Caribbean—including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands—have experienced extraordinary devastation following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. We invite you to contribute to the UUA Disaster Relief Fund (formerly the Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund) so the UUA can provide financial assistance to UU congregations impacted by these … [Read more…]

Not for Ourselves Alone

Through thoughtful reflections and personal stories, UU leaders share how we might strengthen our spirit through our connections with one another and with the Holy. Not for Ourselves Alone: Theological Essays on Relationship edited by Laurel Hallman and Burton D. Carley, invites us to move beyond the age-old theological question “Who am I?” and instead asks, “Whose … [Read more…]

Immigrants, Families, and Illegality at GA

On Thursday, June 26 at 2:15 p.m. ET, catch Aviva Chomsky’s GA event, “Immigrants, Families, and Illegality” in the Providence Ballroom of the Omni Hotel. Chomsky, an immigration activist and the author of  Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal, will discuss how our immigration policies have divided and destroyed families, and the need for social action … [Read more…]