How My Testimony Went Viral

Zach Wahls’s testimony before the Iowa House Judiciary Committee about his two-mom family become an internet sensation. From Zach: ‘As I approached the microphone to testify, I saw for the first time just how many people were in this massive room. I would have whistled if my mouth had had any moisture in it. ‘My name is Zach Wahls,’ I began. ‘I’m a sixth-generation Iowan, an engineering student at the University of Iowa, and I was raised by two women.” Read More

Forums on the Renewal of Unitarian Universalism Continue Jan. 20 at First Unitarian in San Francisco

The Minns Lectureship Committee continues its 2011-2012 lecture series with “Practicing Compassion and Connection More Fully,” to be held at First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco on Jan. 20, led by former UUA President the Rev. John Buehrens. The Rev. Bill Sinkford and the Rev. Meg Riley will be panelists at the event. The series will continue the conversation begun at the April 2011 Minns conference, “Composing Our Unitarian Universalist Future.” For details and registration information, visit MinnsLectures.org. Read More

'Gathered Here' Helps UUs Share Experiences, Hopes

Gathered Here, a denomination-wide listening campaign initiated by the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Board of Trustees and administration, invites congregations and individual UUs across the country to share hopes for the faith through “Community Conversations” and one-on-one interviews during the next eight months. The board and administration will use that information to help determine the UUA’s future. Read More