Heroes Needed

There were passionate calls to be peacemakers - from arctic explorer Ann Bancroft, astronaut Mark Kelly, Senator Amy Klobachar, Representative Keith Ellison, Canada's prime minister Trudeau, 2015 Nobel Prize laureates the Tunisian Quartet, and others. Ten WBUUC youth attended the Nobel Peace Prize Youth Forum at Augsburg College. They studied ways to reduce conflict, climate … Continue reading Heroes Needed

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Nothing Can Be Changed Until it Can Be Faced

NOTHING CAN BE CHANGED UNTIL IT CAN BE FACED: UU White Supremacy Teach-In The Unitarian Universalist Association is engaging urgent work this month, as more than 600 congregations nationwide grapple with white supremacy in our culture and our churches as a moral, political and spiritual issue. This Sunday, May 21, Rev. Ashley Horan will speak on this theme. … Continue reading Nothing Can Be Changed Until it Can Be Faced

Serving Others

What's the difference between equity and equality?  Between justice and charity?  How much do parents have to earn to support a family of four?  What causes poverty?  We explored questions like these, then headed out to do some good work on our Urban Immersion service retreat. Projects including cleaning Meals on Wheels containers, prepping an apartment for … Continue reading Serving Others

Toolbox for Difficult Conversations

Families are often faced with news that makes us feel worried or uneasy; as caregivers, navigating these conversations with children can be difficult, especially as we struggle to make sense of things ourselves. Our latest blog entry offers a variety of resources to help guide tough conversations at home. General Guidelines for tough conversations: From PBS … Continue reading Toolbox for Difficult Conversations