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The Unwanted Gift of a New Chair

Be present to other people as they are, not as you want them to be.

BRUCE T. MARSHALL

As a chaplain in a senior residence community, I see many well-intentioned efforts at helping that come up short or fail outright. Just about all of these can be … read more.

UUs Mobilize for Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform

As elections approach, Unitarian Universalists work to register voters, promote criminal justice reform, and re-enfranchise 1.5 million people in Florida.

ELAINE MCARDLE | 10/3/2018

As the November 2018 elections loom, Unitarian Universalists are engaged in broad-based efforts to support the democratic process through voter registration, voter education, … read more.

The UUA Condemns Family Separation at the U.S./Mexico Border

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) condemns the Trump administration’s appalling assault on vulnerable families seeking asylum in the United States.

“The policy of this administration to separate children from their parents at the border is immoral, inhumane and indefensible,” says UUA president, the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray. … read more.

Living for the Chance of Success

Every generation fights overwhelming odds for a more just world—and for the next generation to have the chance to fight, too.

LIZ JAMES | 10/29/2018 | FALL 2018

I still vividly remember the first thing I saw when I entered my very first Unitarian Universalist church. I … read more.

UUA President Responds to Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue

Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, released the following statement in response to the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh:

We grieve with those who are mourning the horrific mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

We … read more.

What Sustains Your Breath

As metaphorical scuba divers, we can control the depths to which we dive and grow more skilled through experience.

TRUDI FRAZEL | 8/20/2018 | SUMMER 2018

‘I’m running nonstop.” “I can’t catch my breath.” “I feel like I’m drowning.”

I hear these statements daily as I work with child protection … read more.

This is no time for a casual faith

The president of the Unitarian Universalist Association reflects on the spiritual challenges of confronting the resurgence of American white nationalism.

SUSAN FREDERICK-GRAY | 9/10/2018 | FALL 2018

This sermon was delivered June 24 at the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly in Kansas City.

My fellow Unitarian Universalists, it is such a … read more.