We are starting an essay group that will focus on the idea of homecoming. We will read essays on various understandings of home—our geographic, cultural, and spiritual homes. Alongside that, Family Promise is asking us to support their mission by participating in the #nightwithoutabed team … read more.
When we think of church membership, we often think in terms of numbers. Yet membership in Unitarian Universalist congregations is as much about quality as it is about quantity. Our Unitarian Universalist congregations exist because of our free choice as members to gather into covenantal … read more.
*Trigger warning* this piece discusses difficult emotional material
The author and her son in her NJ sunroom
The first time I really “felt like a mother”, whatever that means, I was about 6 months pregnant with my son—sitting in our New Jersey sun room … read more.
“Two years ago while I was attending Youth Midwest Leadership School, they asked us to split up by our respective districts and talk about how we can accomplish more in our communities. After a bit of talking, I brought up how I wished I could … read more.
All Souls high school youth with their advisers
I spent last Tuesday driving from mall to mall in search of Harry Potter merchandise. I found Hufflepuff everywhere, occasionally a Ravenclaw shirt, but seldom anything Gryffindor or Slytherin in any size I needed. The All Souls High … read more.