Witnessing to the power of love

UUA Moderator Jim Key and President Peter Morales lit torches outside the convention center before carrying them to the river for the start of WaterFire. 

©Nancy Pierce/UUA.

The Unitarian Universalist Association is sponsoring tonight’s WaterFire Providence art festival under the theme “Love Reaches Out,” honoring our belief that love is justice and witnessing for the power of love to change the world in radical, faithful ways.

Thousands wage peaceful protest at Tent City

Buses arrive at the 'Tent City' jail. (©Nancy Pierce)

Several thousand gathered outside the Tent City jail complex Saturday night to protest inhumane conditions maintained by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The peace vigil was organized by the UUA, and drew nearly 2,000 people, many of whom arrived in busses from the Phoenix Convention Center, site of the UUA Justice General Assembly. People lined […]

Religious delegation visits ‘Tent City’

The Rev. Susan Frederick Gray (front) and the Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris tour 'Tent City.' (©Dea Brayden)

Unitarian Universalist Association President Peter Morales said he was “saddened and appalled” by what he observed inside the Tent City jails, an outdoor jail complex maintained by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio led Morales on a tour of a women’s and a men’s jail Saturday evening. He was accompanied by the Rev. Geoffrey A. […]


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