What If All the Kids are White?

    What if All the Kids are White? is the book assigned in preparation for the Multicultural Religious Education Renaissance Module, an educational program for religious educators, ministers, youth advisors and anyone else interested in growing a multicultural congregation. Often I hear conversations in UU churches of how open and accepting we are of “them” [...]

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Leaving a Legacy for Those Who Follow

Recently I had the opportunity to preach at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. In their order of service they include these words, following the offering: We pick fruit from trees we did not plant. We drink water from wells we did not dig. This is as it should be so long as we dig [...]

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How Can We Help?

With the arrival of spring often we begin to look forward into the coming months. As the earth thaws—did it even freeze this year?—we begin to remember that summer will indeed come again. And then as we consider the summer, part of our mind moves into the coming fall and our plans for next year. [...]

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The Log In Our Eye

by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere Ohio-Meadville District Executive When Is a Unitarian Universalist most like Rush Limbaugh? Mr. Limbaugh has lately been notorious for his remarks about Georgetown law student, Sandra Fluke. He has a long history of vilifying those he does not agree with. but this recent incident seems remarkably hateful and vicious even [...]

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Are You Ready for Phoenix?

In case you haven’t heard yet, this year’s General Assembly in Phoenix, AZ is going to be unlike any we’ve ever had before. And its not just the change of the name to a Justice General Assembly that will be different. Want to know what exactly will be happening? What will be different and what [...]

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