Beyond Belief: Our Religious, Compassionate Justice GA

The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, has posted his reflections regarding the UUA’s recent Justice GA on his blog, Beyond Belief: ‘GA is over and I am exhausted! But what a wondrous, satisfying, joyful fatigue this is. I have rarely felt such gratitude—gratitude for colleagues, for our partners, for our guest speakers…’ Read More

Chicago UUs Broadcast Worship on Progressive Radio

A recent visitor to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockford, Ill., explained that he discovered Unitarian Universalism on the radio. Signing the guest book after his first visit, the newcomer wrote that he had been listening to the Food for the Soul radio show for three months. Food for the Soul is a weekly, Chicago-area radio show that airs Sunday evenings at 6 on WCPT, Chicago’s progressive talk radio station. Now in its second year of broadcasting, the show attracts between 3,000 and 11,000 listeners each week. Read More

UUA Names Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden a Breakthrough Congregation

Congratulations to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, Utah, for being the newest Breakthrough Congregation! Each year the UUA’s Office of Growth Strategies recognizes a handful of congregations that have “broken through” barriers to achieve exemplary goals. UUCO’s embrace of multigenerational worship and religious education for all ages has drawn attention from across the UUA. UUCO has also become a sanctuary for LGBT youth and a community hub for social justice work. Read More

Faith Without Borders: May BorderLinks Trip Underway

In preparation for Justice GA in Phoenix, June 20-24, 2012, the UUA and  Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) have jointly organized three Service Learning trips to the U.S.-Mexico border with our partner organization, BorderLinks. In this post Rev. Eric Cherry, Director of the UUA’s International Office, describes what is planned for the third trip which began May 25. The BorderLinks service learning trips are made possible through the generous contributions of UUA and UUSC donors. Read More

Faith Without Borders: Ghana: Odumase to Accra

The Rev. Peter Morales, President of The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), is currently with a delegation of Unitarian Universalists in Ghana. Their visit includes time with international human rights partner the Manya Krobo Queen Mother’s Association (QMA). The Queen Mothers are traditional leaders in Eastern Ghana who organized an effective response to the traumatic effects that the HIV/AIDS pandemic was having on children in their community. This latest post discusses the delegation’s first day. Read More