"The Gift" by Jeffrey Lockwood

Our Subaru Forester was sliding sideways down Interstate 80 at fifty miles per hour. My wife, Nan, had gingerly switched to the left-hand lane to avoid a truck that was overturned on the right shoulder, but no amount of experience, skill, or caution could overcome our car’s mass and momentum on a nearly frictionless surface. In an instant, we’d lost traction on the icy highway and were headed toward the wide median between the east- and westbound traffic. Read More

Meditation on February

“About February” by Kathleen Montgomery

February is not for the faint hearted, I think.
It is so exceedingly ordinary,
having neither the romance of spring
nor the bravado of winter.
And the ordinary is tough, it seems to me, demanding as it does not … Read More

OWL Sexuality Education Updated

Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education for Grades 7-9 is fully revised and available from the UUA Bookstore. This progressive, inclusive, comprehensive program is the keystone in the lifespan series of sexuality education programs the UUA and United Church of Christ published together beginning 1999.  Read More

Welcome to our new site!

We’re proud to introduce the new UUA.org, home of the Unitarian Universalist Association and representing our 1,000 local congregations. Here’s your quick guide to what’s new, what’s the same and what’s next for this website, with a video introduction from UUA President Peter Morales. Read More

Climate Justice Month

From World Water Day to Earth Day (March 22 to April 22, 2015), Unitarian Universalists and other people of faith and conscience will begin a spiritual journey for climate justice.

Climate Justice Month is being organized by Commit2Respond, the new environmental justice initiative led by UU groups across our faith movement. Join Commit2Respond to participate, and if you’re a congregational leader, save the dates for Climate Justice Sunday and Earth Day observances. Read More