Right Relations has evolved into Healthy Congregation and the new name replaces the old category.
UUSM’s Board of Directors has adopted a model of effective congregational ministries in our beloved community that empowers everyone in the church to take responsibility for creating a beloved community together. […]
Please join the Healthy Congregation Council in welcoming Jeremy Arnold, son of Board member Abby Arnold, to our church for a workshop on the topic of Microaggressions. Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D., defines these as “brief, […]
What do The Holidays mean to you? For some, they herald family reunions, religious exaltation, good food, and festive outings. For many, this time of year amplifies an existing sense of loneliness, alienation from Christian […]
By Audrey Lyness and Vilma Ortiz In April, the Right Relations Team and Support convened to consult on a survey, developed by Vilma Ortiz, to assess the congregation’s response to right relations processes over the […]
When our settled minister the Rev. Rebecca Benefiel-Bijur departed, we engaged in an effort called “compassionate leave-taking.” The intention was to share our feelings in community as she prepared to leave and as we prepared for the unknown with a new minister. […]
The Seven Principles don’t directly mention it, but memory is an important part of striving to be a justice-based community. The act of remembrance is the building block by which we understand the present and […]