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  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    Guidance for congregations to prevent and address violence, abuse, harassment, inappropriate behavior, building security, and other threats to safety.
  • By UUA Ministries and Faith Development: Faith Development Office
    Hateful violence and natural disasters touch all of us. You want to help your children emotionally and spiritually process what is happening in and outside our communities. For UUs, action is a valid response; it is important to ground that action in...

Beacon Press

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    As a Unitarian Universalist , as a person of faith, as a decent human being who cares about human life, I share this belief with a good...

Safe Congregagtions Handbook

  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    Resources for congregations to stay safe from fires, active shooters, natural disasters, hazards, and more.

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

UU World

  • By Michael Hart
    California wildfires displace thousands, including Unitarian Universalists; UUA Disaster Relief Fund has already responded.
    Image credit: Brick fireplaces stand amid smoldering wreckage in Paradise, California, after fire destroyed the town November 8–9, 2018.
  • By Michelle Bates Deakin
    A decade after a fatal shooting, photo book reveals a journey of healing at Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville.
    Image credit: At Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, Bill Dockery and his daughter, Haley, share a hymnal with Lea Alexander during the church’s rededication service, held one week after a shooting at the church in 2008.
  • By Joel Miller
    Average citizens who think they can whip a concealed gun out to shoot down a bad guy are living under a dangerous illusion.
    Image credit: silhouette of cash register and armed robber
  • By Donald E. Skinner
    Unitarian Universalist congregations are taking steps to be better prepared for emergencies.
    Image credit: Portion of safety brochure for active shooter situation
  • By Meg Barnhouse
    I knew the gunman who killed two in a Knoxville church, but I don’t need an explanation for his actions. I need stories of heroes and kindness and compassion.

WorshipWeb: Searchable Worship Collection

  • By Caitlin Cotter Coillberg
    Spirit of Life and Love, we gather today under smoky skies, Aching from the onslaught of the daily news, Our spirits weary and sore, Our...
  • By Maureen Killoran
    Welcome, you who come in need of healing, you who are confused, or have been betrayed. Welcome, with your problems and your pain. Welcome,...
  • By Erica Baron
    Leader: [ if applicable: In addition to our own beloved dead], we take the time to acknowledge all those already lost as the world feels...
  • By Elena Westbrook
    Note: these words were written for a Sunday following a significant national tragedy Far too often, we are forced to confront the terrible...
  • By Audette Fulbright Fulson
    The days that come and carry away your spirit, your spark — bow down. Lay your head on the hard earth and let your brokenness join the...
  • By Melanie Morel-Ensminger
    We ask for the presence of the Spirit of Life & Love as we come together in a spirit of prayer and remembrance on this 10th anniversary...