UU World Summer 2009 Recordings

Audio recordings of the Summer 2009 UU World are available as .mp3 files. You may listen to the magazine in sections or article by article: The first five links below group related articles together; the numbered tracks offer individual articles in the order in which they appear in the magazine.

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These recordings are made possible by the UUA Department of Communications and the UUA Office of Accessibility Concerns, and were recorded by Dick Hill with audio production by Peter Bowden.

Commuting-Length Audio Files

  • Front Matter: Opening Words, From the editor, Our calling, Mailbox, Letters to the editor, On the Web, What in the World? (40:36)
  • Ideas: Forum, Looking Back (17:29)
  • News: Congregational Life, Spiritual Landmarks, News (41:59)
  • Spirit: Reflections (26:58)
  • Features (1:01:12)


Our calling: My heart sings songs of thanks and praise by William G. Sinkford


  • 'One tribe, one people' Unitarian Universalism is growing rapidly in Africa, uniting people from many tribes to serve the poor.
  • A public witness: President William G. Sinkford looks back on eight years of leadership.
  • The liberal saints: Andrene Kauffman’s murals in Chicago’s Third Unitarian Church honor heroes of the liberal spirit.

Opening words

From the editor: 'Utne' honor, farewell to 'uu&me!'


Forum: The promised land is under your feet

Congregational life: Congregations organize to combat recession

Spiritual landmarks: Committed to building green


UU News


What in the World?: Nomadic Americans, elephants, and UU saints

Looking back: John Murray's conversion to Universalism