2021 Virtual Spring Seminar, All In for Climate Justice: Food Equity and Sustainability

  Intergenerational Spring Seminar, All In for Climate Justice: Food Equity and Sustainability, was hosted by the Unitarian Universalist Association Office at the United Nations in partnership with the Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth. The Seminar took place online April 9-11, 2021 and aims to instill in Unitarian Universalist youth and adults a commitment to […]

TAKE ACTION: Solstice Solidarity to Stop Line 3

While the Winter Solstice traditionally marks a time of deep calm and settling down, the fossil fuel industry has continued unabated with its construction of the Line 3 tar sands pipeline in rural Minnesota. This year, UUs are called to witness and respond to this injustice, and rise alongside Indigenous water protectors and the broader faith […]

Celebrate the 2020 Winter Solstice!

The Winter Solstice, falling on Monday, December 21, 2020, marks the shortest day and longest night of the year, and the beginning of a new season. For many traditions, it is an invitation to pause, reflect, and honor the sacredness of both light and darkness. Seasonal transitions, and winter especially, may also offer an important […]

UUMFE Endorses Climate President Action Plan

With a new presidential administration almost a month away, the climate movement is gearing up to win bold and legislation to secure a liveable planet. This next decade is a crucial window to align not only US but global policy on an urgent path for Just Transition, and the movement is already pushing president-elect Joe […]

New Children’s RE Resource: “Who Loves the Dark?”

As the nights get longer, have you noticed the stars more? Children and adults alike can learn more about the ecological and spiritual importance of protecting the night skies in this new book, “Who Loves the Dark?” by Sheri Phillabaum. Phillabaum, a former English professor and award-winning playwright, is Director of Lifespan Religious Education at […]

Stop Line 3, Keystone XL and Arctic Drilling

This is a big week for fossil fuel resistance! The frontlines fighting Line 3 and Keystone XL pipelines and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge need your support. Read on about different ways to plug into solidarity work this week and beyond. Defend the Arctic: Actions December 7 – January 6 For thousands of […]

Rethinking Thanksgiving Through Meals

As UUs prepare menus for the Thanksgiving holiday, the upcoming Harvest the Power Justice Convergence & Teach-In offers a variety of nourishment for these times. UU ministers were instrumental in creating the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday and the “Pilgrims and the Indians” pageant tradition that roots the holiday in a historically inaccurate and harmful colonial narrative. […]