Souls Bold Enough to Experiment

Congratulations to All Souls New London, Connecticut for being named the newest Breakthrough Congregation! Each year the Unitarian Universalist Association’s (UUA) Office of Growth Strategies recognizes a handful of congregations that have ‘broken thro… Read More

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UURISE Gives Radical Hospitality to Immigrants

UU World profiles a nonprofit group providing immigrant advocacy and education with a Unitarian Universalist voice. Founded in 2007 by Unitarian Universalist and retired immigration law attorney Daniel Stracka, UURISE is modeled after the faith-based groups certified by the U.S. State Department to resettle refugees. Stracka hopes his organization will one day represent Unitarian Universalists at that table.  Read More

Standing on the Side of Love: Send Love to the Sikh Community

The tragic Sikh Temple shooting in Oak Creek, WI evokes for many Unitarian Universalists memories of July 2008, when the Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville, TN, was attacked by a lone gunman with hate in his heart, killing two. The Standing on the Side of Love Campaign—borne out of that terrible event—is now collecting words of prayer and compassion to send as an outpouring of love to the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Read More