Military chaplain offers tools for UU ruck sack

The Rev. Rebekah Montgomery

An energetic crowd filled Providence’s Dunkin’ Donuts Center Friday night to celebrate and honor Unitarian Universalist religious professionals at the annual Service of the Living Tradition. In her sermon at the event, the Rev. Rebekah A. Montgomery, a U.S. Army Reserve chaplain, called UUs to reach out to the “Other” and offered tools for packing […]

Exultant Service of the Living Tradition: Dive!

Service of the Living Tradition

In an exultant worship service Saturday night honoring ordained ministers and other religious professionals at the 2013 UUA General Assembly, the Rev. Vanessa Southern invited Unitarian Universalists and their leaders to dive into change. She described her fears when a friend gave her scuba diving lessons as a birthday gift one year. Wearing an oxygen […]

Tse: ‘Do the one thing you can do’

The Rev. Karen Tse (©Nancy Pierce)

Hundreds of people gathered in a large hall at the Phoenix Convention Center for the Service of the Living Tradition, the annual worship service that recognizes milestones for Unitarian Universalist ministers and other religious professionals. The Rev. Sarah Lammert, director of ministries for the Unitarian Universalist Association, welcomed the congregation. A video recording and a […]

Ministry honored, examined in Service of the Living Tradition

Watch live streaming video from uuaga at The Rev. Michael A. Schuler offered an appraisal of ministerial authority during his sermon at the Service of the Living Tradition Thursday night, saying that respect for the office of minister has fluctuated over the last 200 years but has never been so low as it is […]

Anniversary events on tap for UUA General Assembly

A fiftieth anniversary celebration, an experiment in off-site voting, and a keynote address by author Karen Armstrong will all be part of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly 2011, which takes place June 22-26 in Charlotte, N.C. The opening worship event of the annual gathering of congregational leaders will celebrate the consolidation in 1961 of […]

Service of the Living Tradition: ‘I will look and see you’

Thursday evening’s Service of the Living Tradition, one of the central worship services at the UUA’s annual General Assembly, honored ordained ministers, credentialed religious educators, and credentialed congregational musicians at the beginnings—and ends—of their ministries. The Rev. Diana Heath—wife of the Rev. Dr. William J. Metzger, one of 22 UU ministers who died in the […]


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