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Congregational Stories About Giving & Generosity

Rev. Terry Sweetser writes, "At the heart of Unitarian Universalism is the faith that every person can make a meaningful difference in our communities and in the world. We have faith in generosity, a conviction that our shared gifts of love and labor can heal ourselves and others.

"Spent one way, [money] can make us comfortable, boost our self-image, and make us feel secure," writes Sweetser. "Spent another way, money becomes the tool of our faith and our commitment to the things that matter to us."

These inspiring stories of giving and generosity in Unitarian Universalist congregations illustrate the ways in which faith and money can achieve good on the local, state, and national level.

Greater Good Project
April 19, 2011

An Auction with Heart!
March 2, 2011

A Building Campaign for All the Right Reasons
July 8, 2010

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Builds Generosity in Weston, MA
November 25, 2009

An Astonishing Gift from the Unitarian Church in Székelykeresztúr to First Parish Church in Concord
October 30, 2009 | by Winslow Pettingell

Rochester Congregation Focuses on 'The Greater Good'
January 15, 2008

In the Season of Giving UUs Show Generosity to the World
December 4, 2006

Anonymous Benefactor's Letter Inspires the UU Church of St. Petersburg
May 8, 2005

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Last updated on Friday, June 17, 2011.

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