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This website collected more than 168,000 UU-related news articles, blog posts and tweets using the WordPress plugin, WP RSS Aggregator. While it is a fine plugin for grabbing and displaying the latest few dozen news articles, it was not made to archive 168,000 items. At about the halfway point of that collection, this site was …

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Odd Twitter Campaign

The Twitter campaign revealed here is apparently not something that Unitarian Universalists (UUs) are doing, yet deserves some exposure here. This WWUUD site has an automated collection system that pulls in UU-related information into the Stream. As an automated system, it often gets information that is not really of interest to UUs, or is even …

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Meet Karen Uhlenbeck, The First Woman to Ever Win the ‘Nobel Prize of Math’

When Dr. Uhlenbeck found out she’d won, she was leaving her Unitarian Universalist Church when she received a text message from a colleague telling her to look out for a call from Norway. “I pressed the button and called [the Abel committee] back and they told me I’d won—and I had to sit down,” Dr. …

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UUA GA 2001 Schweitzer Sermon Presentation

Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly 2001, Cleveland, Ohio http://s3.amazonaws.com/uuavideo/ga2001/5013.mp3 Sponsor: Unitarian Universalists (UUs) for Ethical Treatment of Animals The Schweitzer Sermon Award is given annually to the preacher who best articulates Albert Schweitzer’s principle of “reverence for life.” Following the worship service and delivery of the sermon, UUs for Ethical Treatment of Animals will hold …

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Change does happen…

A poem, title unknown, by Rev. Lindi Ramsden, from her 2014 Berry Street Essay Change does happen; sometimes so slowly we can’t see it. So we foster friendships beyond the familiar, organize for the long haul, invest ourselves in the daily tasks of change, building networks of trust. AND THEN, When public assumptions start to …

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Newbury, SC, UU Congregation becomes a Sanctuary Church

Clayton Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church in Newbury, South Carolina, joins a growing list of UU congregations making the commitment to offer sanctuary to immigrants who have not received full consideration of their plight and life here in the United States. News article from The State newspaper Fox Carolina article See more sanctuary-related posts in the WWUUD …

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Success from 1972

At our 1972 General Assembly, we passed a General Resolution calling for “the banning of smoking from all closed places of public meeting.”1 We were out front on this issue, as this was one year before Arizona became the first state to have some smoke-free public places.2 It was a small social justice issue, yet …

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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta move from Cliff Valley

What UUCA is doing… Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta: A Tribute to Cliff Valley on Facebook from @1911CliffValleyWayMemories on Twitter from@terrykearns: 2018-09-13 the Unitarian Universalist Congratulation church buildings at 1911 Cliff Valley Atlanta are almost gone. Think this was the 4th building for the congregation, the latest was the West Peachtree home of the Abbey …

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Leaving Sanctuary

Sandra Lopez sought sanctuary last year. Now she is leaving. “Sandra is leaving the sanctuary of our congregation and goes into the larger sanctuary of our community,” the Rev. Shawna Foster, minister at Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist, said in the statement. “This valley wants to keep families together and is committed to the unity of …

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