By Aura Hernández
I was in the kitchen when I began watching a video on Facebook of a woman screaming that the Border Patrol had shot a young woman in the head. I soon learned the young woman was a paisana of mine – both of … read more.
By Aura Hernández
On May 5th and 6th NYC Landmarks Conservancy hosted the eighth annual Sacred Sites weekend, and Fourth Universalist participated for the first time! This year’s theme was “Sacred Sounds and Settings, and we presented two events during the weekend.
On Saturday we had an open … read more.
by Democracy Now
A few weeks ago, the Fourth Universalist Society of New York City opened its doors to Guatemalan mother Aura Hernández, who took sanctuary to avoid her deportation to Guatemala. Last year, the congregation voted to become a sanctuary church; shortly thereafter, the church … read more.
by Laura Gottesdiener
n a recent Tuesday afternoon, Aura Hernández drew a bath for her daughter in a makeshift bathroom tucked inside the boiler room of a Manhattan church. The water was warm, but the toddler still shivered as she stood inside her inflatable hot-pink tub. … read more.
by Sharon Otterman
At the end of a recent Sunday service, the congregants at the Fourth Universalist Society on Central Park West placed their hands on the shoulders of a woman who stood in the center of the church. Then other members reached forward to touch … read more.
The Fourth Universalist Society will have its annual retreat on June 1-3 at the Warwick conference center, in Warwick, NY. The location is a stunning 465-acre hilltop estate with panoramic views of the Shawgunk Mountains, and is a 90-minute drive from NYC.
The retreat has been … read more.
Fourth Universalist Society in the City of New York
Interim Head of Preschool Education
Reports to: Director of Religious Education (DRE)
Status: Part Time 6 hours a week. 10am – 2pm Sunday, 2 hours during the week.
$25 – $30/hr depending on experience
The Interim Head … read more.
Since October, Sujitno and Dahlia Sajuti have lived in a Unitarian Universalist church, pleading to stay in the country they’ve called home for thirty years.
PATRICK SULLIVAN | 3/1/2018
Sujitno Sajuti cannot answer the door at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Meriden, Connecticut. If he does and … read more.
We can decide not to let our culture be defined by toxic masculinity.
EMILY WRIGHT-MAGOON | 3/1/2018
When I was in high school, I met with a college counselor who was a friend of my stepdad’s. We sat alone together in a living room, and he asked … read more.