• Immigrant_Justice_Apple_Pie

    Immigration: As American as Apple Pie

    Wanna Know Why its Called the WORLD Series? This sports.mic infographic eloquently reminds that immigration is an integral part of our social fabric. Read the full article on .mic The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) stands for Immigrant Justice

  • GA_Talks_Fresh_Content

    New On GA Talks @ YouTube

    Campus Ministry Renaissance  Religious life on campus improves the scholastic performance  and quality of life for students. Rev. Cody Nielson presents the data, describes the new types of meaningful ministry that have taken hold and shows us the future of student-based ministry on campus.         Watch “New Relevancy for Campus Ministry” presented at GA Talks 2014

  • CM_Interfaith_Healing

    Showing Up for a Campus in Crisis

    UU Campus Ministry Spans the Divide Rev. Evan Young contributes this compelling post about the role Unitarian Universalist campus ministry plays in interfaith healing on the campus of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. – Ed. By Rev. Evan Young As an ordained Unitarian Universalist campus minister, I’ve had plenty of times where I sat with a student as they went through some kind of crisis. Showing up when things are hard to offer an honest, caring, supportive presence is a core part of what I do at Ohio University, where I serve United Campus Ministry, a progressive ecumenical and interfaith organization. But this fall, for the first time, I’ve had to show up that way…

  • Michael_Servetus

    Sunday Challenge #2 – Tuesday Answer

    Survey Says: Who Was Michael Servetus? Michael Servetus was a Spanish theologian, physician, and humanist. He espoused strongly held Unitarian beliefs, bringing upon himself the wrath of John Calvin (and many others) which led to his execution for heresy. Many label Servetus the first Unitarian martyr and his writings influenced those who later founded Unitarian churches in Poland and Transylvania. His belief in the freedom of conscience (which inform the 4th and 5th principles of Unitarian Universalism) created a backlash which led to a new and more humane understanding of the religious in daily life: Widespread aversion to Servetus’s death has been taken as signaling the birth in Europe of the idea of religious tolerance,…

  • FoF_7th_Principle_Moments

    7th Principle Moments

    I recently finished a book edited by Dori Baker called Greenhouses of Hope: Congregations Growing Young Leaders Who Will Change the World. In it, one of the writers describes a congregation’s youth ministry through their awareness and verbally recognizing “God moments”. God moments are defined as “an instant of crystal clear knowing that God is present and active in the world”. The congregation is a United Methodist Church that spending a lot of time and money doing missionary work and a lot of energy listening for and sharing “God moments”. As I read about their interactions and how they felt the holy while on trips to Appalachia, or during a moment of laughter in the…

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