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  • Here are all the tools you need for a thriving faith development program in your congregation! Tapestry of Faith and Our Whole Lives are...
  • High school-age UUs put our faith into action every day by daring to be real, showing acceptance and support, leading with courage, and acting for justice. ...
  • Early adolescents (ages 11-15) find identity, purpose, and compassion in Unitarian Universalism.
  • Our Whole Lives (OWL) is a series of sexuality education curricula that helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about sexual health and behavior.
  • Adults are highly motivated to explore and navigate the joys, sorrows, opportunities, and challenges of our lives. Sometimes you find...
  • Unitarian Universalists (UUs) value higher education and know our active inclusive faith speaks to the needs and questions of many college and university students. So we have UU ministries at 60 campuses across the United States doing interfaith work, leading worship and small group discussions,...
  • Young adults engage our faith by living authentically, creating connections, and seeking personal and social transformation. In...
  • Explore all the ways to begin, restart, or maintain a vibrant Adult Faith Development program in your congregation.
  • Volunteer with confidence! Use our webinars, toolkit books, and other training opportunities for religious education volunteers.
  • Reach deep and connect with others in spirit as you explore significant life topics, meeting regularly as a small group known as a covenant group or a chalice circle.
  • How Unitarian Universalism helps families grow in faith, values, and love.
  • The Summer 2019 UU World print magazine's Families section brings home the theme of the 2019 UUA General Assembly in Spokane, WA: The Power of "We"--with stories, activities, and reflections.
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is pleased to announce that CB Beal, M.Div., will receive the 2019 Angus H. MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education. ...
  • We are deeply grateful for your participation in the annual Summer Seminary - your presence makes a huge difference in the lives of its youth participants! Here is everything you need to know and do to be a "faculty" member. ...
  • Joanne Bland, co-founder of the National Voting Rights Museum in Selma, Alabama, shares her memories with Families editor, Susan Lawrence to offer a child's-eye view of a community rising for liberation.
  • Families are invited to explore the historic events in Selma, Alabama and turn hearts, minds, and hands to today's civil rights struggles. "When We Get Our Freedom" gives a child's-eye view of a community rising for liberation. Activities help all ages honor the worth, dignity, and civil rights of all people.
  • A story from the story book, Katha Sagar, Ocean of Stories: Hindu Wisdom for Every Age (Skinner House Books, 2016)
  • Families insert for UU World print magazine, Winter 2018.
  • Youth Ministry Revivals (YMR) are regional, weekend-long events that seek to inspire, innovate and celebrate Unitarian Universalist youth ministry.
  • As UUs, we celebrate the inherent worth and dignity of every person and the diversity of gender, and work to create communities where people of all/no genders are free to be themselves. Transgender and non-binary youth have particular needs, and there is more work to do to make sure that our circle is open to everyone.
  • People need to breathe air. We cannot live underwater. But we have ways to explore the ocean’s deepest life and mysteries. Snorkels and...
  • The Common Read Selection Committee is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Common Read: Justice on Earth: People of Faith Working at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Environment, edited by Manish Mishra-Marzetti and Jennifer Nordstrom (Skinner House Books, 2018).
  • Weekends can find Unitarian Universalist families torn. In family worship or religious education, a child has unique opportunities to grow...
  • By Susan Dana Lawrence
    Based on a true story that happened at the 1976 Special Olympics in Seattle, WA ...
  • More Than Winning is the theme of the Fall 2018 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: Crossing the Finish Line...
  • The Common Read Selection Committee is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Common Read: Justice on Earth: People of Faith Working at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Environment, edited by Manish Mishra-Marzetti and Jennifer Nordstrom (Skinner House Books, 2018). ...
  • The challenges, the call, and the opportunity of this moment in Unitarian Universalism and in the broader US American society are...
  • By Qiyamah Rahman
    The ocean has many different faces, which I’ve encountered close-up while living on the island of St. Croix. It is a playground for our...
  • You, Me, & the Sea is the theme of the Summer 2018 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. ...
  • Our spiritual communities are at their best when we support one another. In order to support young adults with mental illness well, we need...
  • Spiritual practices can help us with mental illness, just like they can help us with other difficult parts of our lives. While spiritual practices can be useful, they are not a substitute for other forms of treatment or symptom management such as therapy, medication, exercise, and getting support....
  • Masculinity is still defined by the archaic 1950s philosophy. Views on masculinity have progressed slowly to the detriment of society as a whole. Male identified individuals are failing to grasp how toxic masculinity is negatively impacting the progression of femininity in society.
  • Many Unitarian Universalists (UUs) live with mental illness. Our congregations and communities are places where we strive to welcome your...
  • Patricia Hoertdoerfer, Kirsten DeFur, Amy Johnson
    This session-by-session companion guide walks parents through the tough questions children often ask about sexuality including information...
  • One Sunday in January 2012, in the sanctuary, the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu shared worship with Kanenuiakea, an indigenous...
  • Partners Reach Out with Respect was the theme of the Fall 2015 Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: Interfaith 'Ohana: A Hawaiian...
  • A SEED: small, dry, and hard; a compact piece of energy. To push up through the earth--to become more than possibility--a seed requires a...
  • By Aileen Fisher How does it know, this little seed, if it is to grow to a flower or weed, if it is to be a vine or shoot, or grow to a...
  • Flower Power was the theme of the Spring 2018 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: The Seed (poem), by Aileen Fisher...
  • A moonless night. A rowboat ride, about a mile, across an icy current toward the glow of a lantern on the far side of the river. Someone...
  • A Sanctuary Is More Than a Building was the theme of the Winter 2017 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: A Light...
  • Will Myers: Thank you everyone for coming here this morning. I've been excited about this day for a long time. As some of you might know, I...
  • Unitarian Universalists are committed to building the beloved community, which includes valuing our cultural, racial and ethnic diversity...
  • Unitarian Universalism has a lot to offer college students, so how do we make sure they know what we’re up to? Whether your established group is trying to make itself more known on campus or you’re just starting out, these outreach tips and materials should help.
  • By UUA Ministries and Faith Development: Faith Development Office
    From a very young age, children can learn and grow through doing service. And so can their parents and caregivers. When children notice...
  • We teach kids to follow rules; often, their safety depends on it. Yet, we honor their questioning spirits. We want them to recognize...

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