Aug
18

In Honor of Julian Bond, A Prophet In Our Midst

Julian Bond, a great Civil Rights leader, died on Sunday at the age of 75. For many Unitarian Universalists, he was a prophet, speaking to the injustices of our society and challenging us to act. In 2003, Mr. Bond spoke to…
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Aug
12

Missing From John Oliver? The Voice Of UUs

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The same day that John Oliver commented on the state of sex education in American schools (click to watch), UCS preached on our award-winning Our Whole Lives (OWL) program and the power of consent in relationships. OWL is our human sexuality…
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Aug
12

A Prayer For Ferguson

A Prayer from Emily DeTar, UCS Summer Ministerial Intern As a State of Emergency has been declared in Ferguson, I offer this prayer, one of many: May the violence cease, and all that detracts from the message of racial injustice…
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Aug
10

“Stay Woke” At UCS To Black Lives Matter

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The term “stay woke” is used on social media by people who continue pointing to the ever-growing list of victims of state violence, racial profiling, or other racial injustices. Unitarian Universalists, too, can “stay woke” by continuing to grapple with…
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Jun
29

Why Should I Care About General Assembly?

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When I first started seminary in Chicago, people kept asking me: “Have you been to GA?” I had just moved from South Carolina so of course, my response was, “Yes, I have been to Georgia.” GA is General Assembly. Unitarian…
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Jun
10

Rev Emilie Participates In Pride Week

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by Rev. Emilie Boggis A few years ago, as our congregation hung our Marriage Equality banner from the pillars of our building, one of the reporters quoted me and described me as a “long-time gay activist.” It caused a little…
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Apr
01

How We Heal The World!

Healing the World:  At UCS, we strive to not only be a center for peace and tolerance, but also a voice for social justice in our community and our larger world. It is our belief that the path to better, more…
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