Important Observation from General Assembly 2020

With the close of the UUA’s 2020 General Assembly on June 28, 2020, there is one thing that is abundantly clear. There is now an official and concerted effort to redefine UUism. UUA leadership is not proactively responding to an uprising for change from individual members or local congregations. If the logic of the denominational … Read more Important Observation from General Assembly 2020

Good Officer Response to MFC Regarding Eklof

June 12, 2020 All, Over a number of years the Rev. Dr. Todd Eklof grew increasingly alarmed by a disturbing trend he noticed in Unitarian Universalist leadership circles – a move away from the historic liberal, democratic principles that had drawn him (and many, many others) into the Unitarian Universalist community, towards authoritarian, dogmatic, top … Read more Good Officer Response to MFC Regarding Eklof

Commentary on Violations of our U.U. Principles

Guest Contributor Allan Lindrup, Chicago, IL I am writing to express my concern over violations of our UU Principles, particularly the 4th, 5th and 1st Principles, by the UUA, regional staff, and sometimes local congregations. I will start with the 4th Principle: A free and responsible search for truth and meaning.  This does not say … Read more Commentary on Violations of our U.U. Principles

Does Unitarian Universalism Support Freedom of Conscience?

Guest Contributors Rev. Rick Davis and Eric Schuman UU Congregation of Salem, Oregon February 9, 2020 In 17th century in the area we now call Rhode Island there lived a Narragansett chief known to history as Canonicus.  As he was nearing his death, he asked to be buried with a piece of cloth given to … Read more Does Unitarian Universalism Support Freedom of Conscience?