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Call and Response: Journeys in UU Lifespan Faith Development
Call and Response
Faith Development

Voices of our faith, for the journey we make together in spirit, justice, and love. Please read, respond, and share!

  • The Mom in the Mirror

    [This post appears by courtesy of the 2013 Mama's Day Our Way campaign of Strong Families , a national initiative for policy and culture change in support of all families, for which the post was originally written. -- Editor] In January 1990, after giving birth to my one and...
    By Jessica York | 5/12/2013
  • Spring Is Here!

    Spring is here. Life may be blooming all around you , or perhaps just starting to bud. In Alabama, spring brings the dread of tornadoes, but I also have something to look forward to: the pear tree in my backyard. Pears will not appear until summer, but spring is when I start to...
    By Jessica York | 5/1/2013
  • Who We Are: the Call and Response Blog

    The Faith Development Office in the Ministry and Faith Development staff group of the Unitarian Universalist Association maintains this blog site. Susan Dana Lawrence, Managing Editor, serves as editor and administrator of Call and Response, supported by an editorial team...
    By Susan Lawrence | 4/30/2013
  • Natalia, Sana, and Steven and a Cast of Thousands

    I remember reading that Natalia Averett would be representing the Joseph Priestly district on the UUA Board of Trustees. I first met Natalia at the UUA’s Multicultural Leadership School in 2010. Recently, I worked with Sana Saeed, a co-author of Building Beloved Community, a...
    By Jessica York | 4/25/2013
  • Rachel Carson and Earth Day: Go Outside!

    A colleague reminded me about a campaign to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day in 2010. It included practicing one environmental, earth-friendly personal action every day from Earth Day until May 27th, the birthday of Rachel Carson. ...
    By Pat Kahn | 4/19/2013
  • Boston Marathon 2013—What Story to Tell Children... and Ourselves

    [The day before our blog was set to launch, explosions at the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line killed three people and injured at least 100. Our scheduled first post, on awakening our environmental stewardship on Earth Day, will appear later this week. —Editors] My son Owen, who...
    By Gail Forsyth-Vail | 4/16/2013
  • Are You a Religious Educator? Then, Welcome!

    Faith development happens all the time. From a young age and continuing over a lifetime, our moral, ethical, spiritual, and religious self is shaped by encounters we experience, and our own responses. Religious education, however, is something different. It is intentional faith...
    By Susan Lawrence | 4/16/2013
  • Comment Policy: Call and Response

    This blog is for people connected with or interested in Unitarian Universalism, Unitarian Universalist faith development, or religious education programming in a liberal faith context. We welcome comments that foster learning and exchange among people who share these interests....
    By Susan Lawrence | 4/3/2013
  • Tapestry of Faith: UU Lifespan Faith Development

    In 2007, the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations launched Tapestry of Faith , a new set of Unitarian Universalist, lifespan faith development resources for the 21st century, provided online at no charge. Tapestry of Faith offers complete programs, stories,...
    By Susan Lawrence | 3/25/2013
  • About the Call and Response Blog

    The Call and Response blog site is offered by the Faith Development Office of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA) to promote dialogue and reflection on Unitarian Universalist faith development in our 21st century religious communities and lives....
    By Susan Lawrence | 3/15/2013


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