UU Theology

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  • Your beliefs and practices are welcome in Unitarian Universalism.
  • By Joy Berry, Dawn Skjei Cooley, Scott McNeill, Jonalu Johnstone, Robin Bartlett
    UUs’ thoughts on Jesus reflect the diversity of thought encouraged by our liberal faith. Our Principles include a commitment to “a free and...

Beacon Press

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

Stories and Voices

  • By Eric Bliss
    I left Unitarian Universalism when I was 18. Having gone through the survey of world religions that was the emphasis of my late 80’s RE experience, I identified more as a Buddhist than I did as UU. College brought a myriad of intellectual awakenings, but my soul lay dormant.

Guides and Tools

  • By Ted Resnikoff
    UU: Challenging the Propensity for Polar Thinking " Not for Ourselves Alone – Theological Essays on Relationship " explains that Unitarian...

Central East Regional Group

Better Together

  • By Megan Foley
    I have not enjoyed spring this year in Washington D.C., where I live. I usually love the mild days of April, May and June in the Mid-Atlantic, where we have long stretches of blue sky days in the 70s.

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop


  • By Renee Ruchotzke
    I believe that the theological basis for hospitality – radical hospitality –is the concept of the Creative Interchange as expressed by process theologian Henry Nelson Wieman. In Wieman’s theological model, the source of human good is what he calls the Creative Interchange. You and...
  • By Renee Ruchotzke
    What do we need as a core theology to take down today's giants of racism, patriarchy, environmental destruction, and other ills of the 21st century?
  • By Renee Ruchotzke
    It usually starts with one person with the beginning of an audacious idea. It has enough form so that others can visualize the possibilities. It also has enough open possibilities that others can see where they can bring their creativity and energy to help co-create it. And woven...
  • By Renee Ruchotzke

MidAmerica Events

  • By Phillip Lund
    Webinar video: Helping lay leaders grow in spirit as they grow as leaders.

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Uplift: Uplifting LGBTQ+ Experience Within and Beyond Unitarian Universalism

  • By J Mase III
    As Black trans people, we are a community often the target of criminalization, homelessness, murder and joblessness. As #BlackTransMagick, we ask ourselves “how do we protect our spirits and those of our loved ones who face so much trauma?”

UU World

  • By Elaine McArdle
    A documentary about LGBTQ immigrants, a documentary about progressive religion in Oklahoma, and an animated short film about refugees have Unitarian Universalist connections.
    Image credit: The Rev. Carlton Pearson in a film still from the movie "American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel".
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium, in St. Paul, will feature Sofía Betancourt, Chris Cameron, and Rosemary Bray McNatt.
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  • By Elandria Williams, Carey McDonald, Barb Greve, Sofia Betancourt, Elías Ortega
    Questions probing the heart of Unitarian Universalism.
    Image credit: At the end of a June 21 public witness rally during the UUA General Assembly in Spokane, Washington, UUs and local activists form a heart in the park where hundreds called for criminal justice reforms.
  • By Alex Kapitan
    At the core of Unitarian Universalism is the idea that my truth and your truth can both be true, even if they contradict each other.
    Image credit: Selfies of trans UU professionals, including Mykal Slack, CB Beal, Alex Kapitan, Elizabeth Mount, and Leela Sinha
  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    As Unitarian Universalists, our journey is to transform the big and the small, to transform ourselves, and to transform the world.
    Image credit: Pile of huge rocks and boulders under dark grey sky - Stock image
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism drafts bylaws, introduces membership program, and works to end cash bail.
    Image credit: Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism’s Team Sankofa formed at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit in June 2018.
  • By Nancy McDonald Ladd
    To work for justice, religious liberals should let perfectionism go.
    Image credit: Illustration of two cupped hands and water dripping out of them.
  • By Susan Frederick-Gray
    Mission and covenant are an antidote to individualism. They remind us of the responsibilities that come with an affirmation of interdependence.
    Image credit: illustration (© Rafael Lopez/theispot.com)
  • 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 Liz James
    Putting holes in things that used to be solid is hard. Some days, there is broken glass everywhere. And not all of us are skilled with the metaphorical power tools.
    Image credit: Part of open door with silver door-handle - Stock image
  • By Laura Randall
    We need to be a faith that is talented at companioning ourselves and others in the mysterious, the unknown, the small hours of the night.
    Image credit: Photograph of a silhouetted person walking out of a brightly lit area into the darkness.
  • By Anthony Makar
    We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’
    Image credit: A satellite image shows Hurricane Irma as it approached Cuba and Florida on September 8 2017.
  • By Daniel Chesney Kanter
    More than an adherence to a belief system, faith is an orientation to life.
    Image credit: Hand-drawn compass rose on blue paper - Stock image
  • By Doug Muder
    As national events chip away at my First-Principle practices, I have to wonder: What will be left?
    Image credit: © istock/natasaadzic
  • By Molly Housh Gordon
    Does the sin of white supremacy live in us or in the systems beyond us? 
    Image credit: © John Perivolaris CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0
  • By Jerrie Kishpaugh Hildebrand, Shirley Ann Ranck
    Pagan and Earth-centered traditions in Unitarian Universalism.
    Image credit: © 2014 rjcox (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
  • By Sonja L. Cohen
    Group proposes recurring ecclesiastical conferences, reassessment of UUA organization to move toward effective covenantal relationships.
    Image credit: © Christopher L. Walton
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    Embracing theists is essential to the cultural and spiritual health of Unitarian Universalism.
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  • By Kendyl R Gibbons
    What we are willing to say about the universe and our lives is based exclusively on our own shared experience and reason.
    Image credit: ©Janaka Maharage Dharmasena/iStock
  • By Kris Willcox
    Across a century of change, Humanism has continued to evolve.