Unitarian Universalist Association

Responding to Events at Congregation Beth Israel

We send our love, prayers, and care to all those violated by the events at the Beth Israel synagogue. We grieve for those impacted by the armed individual who threatened the lives of the rabbi, congregants, and community in Colleyville.

Congregation Beth Israel

UUA Appoints Shige Sakurai as Director of Equity, Belonging and Change

The Director works closely with all UUA leaders to align efforts within the Association to create an anti-oppressive, fully inclusive faith community. Shige succeeds Taquiena Boston in the role, who retired after over two decades of service on UUA staff.

About the New Director

Practicing Gratitude This Holiday Season - A Message from UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray

However you celebrate, holidays and rituals are an invitation for reflection. They remind us of our past, and they also invite us to be attentive to the present moment. Practicing gratitude helps us all to be intentional in naming the gifts that surround us, reminding us that we are loved and we all share a fundamental interdependence.

“Democracy cannot wait.”

By Staff Writer

Over 120 Unitarian Universalists participate in Poor People’s Campaign Moral March

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The Riot Concluded, the Threats to Democracy Grow

On the one year anniversary of the failed attempted coup on the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021, the UUA issues a statement outlining the continued and growing threats to our democracy and the need for individuals to take action.

Threats To Democracy Grow

As Unitarian Universalists, we believe that all bodies are sacred. Every person has the right to determine what happens to their own body at all phases of life. One crucial role we can play is in continuing to voice values-based, theologically grounded support for abortion and reproductive justice.

Reproductive Justice Worship Resources

Defund Fear

By Zach Norris

A groundbreaking new vision for public safety that overturns 200+ years of fear-based discrimination, othering, and punishment.

Defund Fear