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    Top Seven for YaYA of Color

    Great resources to better support Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth and young adults of color Whether you are a religious educator, youth advisor, minister, parent, mentor, community member, chaplain, or spiritual seeker, ministry to and with UU youth and young adults of color is vital, spirit-filling work. Here my top seven resources for those who see serving youth and young adults of color as part of their role (check out the full list here!): 1) Be The Change! gives Unitarian Universalist youth a starting place for discussions about the role of race, identity and justice in living out their faith. The core of the project is a six-session, nine-hour training program that can be used by groups of different…

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    On the Meaning of Life

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    Whiteness and Apocalypse

    By guest blogger Amelia Diehl . -ed I am so grateful to have been able to attend the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice‘s Grounded and Resilient Organizer’s Workshop Climate Justice Training in Chicago, IL and feel connected again to a community and to a movement. I think I might have learned more about myself and climate change in that weekend at the GROW training than my few years or so of calling myself an environmentalist, and in ways I could never have predicted. The space created for group reflection allowed me to learn a lot about what it means for me to be involved in the movement, and also to forget about myself at times. Earlier this summer,…

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    We Love in a Community of Constant Change

     “Wow. You may not be ordained, but you’re doing ministry already.” – Rev. Peter Morales, President, Unitarian Universalist Association(UUA). Watch as Nelson Moroukian, UUA Summer Seminary 2015 graduate, delivers his “preach-off” sermon at First Universalist Church of Denver. READ THE TRANSCRIPT: NELSON MOROUKIAN: Good morning. AUDIENCE: Good morning. NELSON MOROUKIAN: My name is Nelson Moroukian and I come from Saint Paul, Minnesota from the Unity Unitarian Church. We live in a world of constant change and we love in a community of constant change. In our Unitarian Universalist principles, we state that we have a goal of world community, yet there is so little diversity in our faith. I was sitting in a service at…

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