Unitarian Universalism’s Two Truths by the Rev. James Ishmael Ford

In UU World , the Rev. James Ishmael Ford reflects on some essential questions for us all as Unitarian Universalists: ‘What is our healing message? To what are we pointing, to what are we being beckoned, within our gatherings?’  He finds answers in our ‘electric, dancing middle way between the two poles of our precious individuality and our intimate connection.’ Read the full article. Read More

CERG UU Disaster Relief Fund

To aid our Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations and members who have been affected by this tragedy, the Central East Regional Group (CERG) leadership has set up the CERG UU Disaster Relief Fund to collect donations to assist fellow Unitarian Universalists with storm damage clean up and members’ immediate needs and in the rebuilding efforts.  We will work with the congregations affected to channel the money raised where it can make an impact in people’s lives. Read More

UUs Rally For Marriage Equality in Four States

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. Read More

Skinner House Books Publishes Two New Justice eBooks

Unitarian Universalist activism in response to Arizona’s S. B. 1070, culminating in Justice General Assembly in Phoenix, produced some of our greatest work as Unitarian Universalists. This year, Skinner House Books has captured some of the most popular and thought-provoking events from our time in Phoenix in two new eBooks. Assembled 2012: Select Sermons and Lectures from the General Assembly of the UUA collects some of the marquee events from this year’s gathering. Resistance: A Memoir of Civil Disobedience in Maricopa County by Annette Marquis is a heartfelt reflection on her time witnessing against SB 1070. This remarkable personal tale is included as free bonus material when you purchase Assembled: 2012, or it can be purchased on its own. Read More