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    The First Principle

     “Wow. You may not be ordained, but you’re doing ministry already.” – Rev. Peter Morales, President, Unitarian Universalist Association(UUA). Watch as , UUA Summer Seminary 2015 graduate, delivers her “preach-off” sermon at First Universalist Church of Denver. ; Watch Audrey Havelah Laughrey’s sermon, “On the Meaning of Life”, here Watch Nelson Moroukian’s sermon, “We Love in a Community of Constant Change”, here READ THE TRANSCRIPT: HALLEY NORMAN: Hello. My name is Halley Norman. I’m from Seattle, Washington. I attend the University Unitarian Church. On June 17 when Dylann Roof shot nine innocent people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, I questioned someone’s inherent worth and dignity for the first time in my life. He…

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    On the Meaning of Life

     “Wow. You may not be ordained, but you’re doing ministry already.” – Rev. Peter Morales, President, Unitarian Universalist Association(UUA). Watch as Audrey Havelah Laughrey, UUA Summer Seminary 2015 graduate, delivers her “preach-off” sermon at First Universalist Church of Denver.  Watch Nelson Moroukian’s sermon, “We Love in a Community of Constant Change”, here READ THE TRANSCRIPT: AUDREY HAVELAH LAUGHREY: Hello. My name is Audrey. That will become important. Otherwise, some of this wouldn’t make sense. Yesterday, I was given two things by the Summer Seminary staff. First, I was given a rather simple question. What is the meaning of life? And then I was given three minutes. While the programming of Summer Seminary was very fulfilling,…

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    Youth Civic Engagement for a Sustainable Tomorrow

    UU–UNO Interns  Jen Caplan and Audrey Carleton report from the United Nations International Youth Day, where the theme was Youth Civic Engagement. Learn more about leadership opportunities at the competitive UU–UNO office By Jen Caplan and Audrey Carleton (re-posted from the blog of the UUA International Office) On Wednesday, August 12th, the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO) interns participated in the United Nations’ International Youth Day. The theme of this year’s event was Youth Civic Engagement, where youth engagement vis a vis the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was both championed and celebrated. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon began the opening session with a call to action for youth worldwide. Referring to the current 15- to 24-year-old demographic as the “SDG generation,” he implored youth…

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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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    Apply to Lead the UU-UNO Spring Seminar NOW

    This Pic Says it All… The 2016 seminar will be April 7-9, 2016 in New York City, and focus on Income Inequality around the world. Together, we will consider UU engagement on the issues of – Rich versus poor disparities within countries and worldwide Globalization’s impact on income inequality UN Sustainable Development Goals Poverty alleviation Inclusion of women, LGBTQ individuals, indigenous people, and other vulnerable groups in economic activity Racial discrimination Political instability caused by income inequality This is an intergenerational seminar; youth leadership is an important element of its success – don’t wait: APPLY NOW!

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The Moderator Wants YOU at GA THIS Year

March 20th 2015, no comments

Jim Key Has a Message for Youth Watch this message from Unitarian Universalist Association Moderato...

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March 19th 2015, no comments

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No Money? No Problem! 10 Ways to GA on a Budget

March 9th 2015, no comments

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Seize This Opportunity to Share Your UU Story

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Apply to Summer Seminary 2015 Now

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