When talking about making the world a better place, there are many terms and phrases used. What is the difference between Equity, Equality, and Justice? Do the words we use make a difference in how we act and how we think? (Hint: the answer is … read more.
Thomas Paine is one of “100 Unitarians and Universalists who made a difference” on the poster in our lobby. In 2020, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron “updated” and renamed the poster. In the process,Thomas Paine and 38 others were removed. Paine was kept on … read more.
Carl Wendel Hines penned a devastating poem in 1965 on the occasion of the assassination of Malcolm X. Still, it is often, and perhaps more appropriately, associated with the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. It is called “A Dead Man’s Dream.”
Now that he … read more.
For many years our congregation has supported the “Guest at Your Table” project of the UU Service Committee. We will be doing so again this year. This service will give us an opportunity to learn about all the great work that the organization does and … read more.
Welcoming Congregation’s annual Pride Month kick-off service. 2023 marks the 15 year anniversary of our recognition as a “Welcoming Congregation” by the Unitarian Universalist Association. It seemed like a bright beginning on the GLBTQ+A road to progress. Was it a reality?
Romans 12:2–“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect.”
In November 1954, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached a sermon at … read more.
Communal worship is often a means of celebration, but can also include confession, seeking new ways of being, acknowledgment of strong feelings and witnessing to a larger truth. Today we honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day in an attempt to learn, to heal and to grow. From … read more.
Throughout our history, the labor movement has accomplished a great deal. If you get weekends off or overtime pay, thank the union members who fought for those rights. None of the labor movement’s achievements would have happened without the effort, organization and advocacy of union … read more.
Dawn provided a detailed overview of the organization’s (Equality Alliance) mission and vision and transgender issues and Reid spoke about PFLAG and current LGBTQ+ issues
You won’t want to miss this year’s tribute to UU troubadours–the singer/songwriters who make our Unitarian Universalist faith more accessible and inspire us to greater heights of spiritual awareness and compassionate activism. We’ll pay homage to Pete Seeger, who inspired us to establish years ago … read more.