Camden’s Memorial

“I feel Camden everywhere. In the breeze, in the heat of the flame, in the song of the peepers… He was truly always one with the world around him.” – Laura Patton Camden’s Sanctuary is a memorial to the child who left a mark on everyone he touched and a way to give back to … [Read more…]

Lynda Smith Welcomed as New Minister

We are delighted to welcome Rev. Lynda Smith to the UUFA! She has accepted the 1⁄4 time position we offered her with a start date in August. Congratulations everyone and deepest thanks to the search committee. Rev. Lynda Smith has been a UU since 1971 and was ordained a UU minister in 2006. She is … [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…]

Trees are People Too with James Frame

Our recently updated First Principle extends inherent worth and dignity to all beings. James will help us understand one reason nonhumans deserve our respect in a discussion of the complex and nuanced interactions between nonhuman beings and examples of nonhuman communication.