UU ministers on politics and morality, and other UUs in the media

UU ministers on politics and morality

The Rev. Katy Schmitz of the First Unitarian Church of Orlando, Fla., and a member of the group Faith Voices Against Amendment 6 spoke out against Florida’s proposed anti-abortion amendment. (Orlando Sentinel – 9.19.12)

As the “papers, please” provision of Arizona’s SB 1070 law go into effect, the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, minister of the UU Congregation of Phoenix, states that immigration is “clearly a moral issue, but gets painted as a political issue.” (New American Media – 9.17.12)

The. Rev. Tim Kutzmark, of the UU Church of Reading, Mass., elaborating on his recent interview with The Boston Globe, explains his change of heart in relation to assisted suicide. (The Boston Globe – 9.11.12, The Takeaway – 9.20.12)

Unitarianism around the world, a congregation’s dilemma, and more

The Khasis in Meghalaya, India, celebrated the 125th anniversary of Unitarian Day. (The Times of India – 9.18.12)

The Rev. Mark Kiyimba, minister and founder of the New Life Unitarian Church in Kamapala, Uganda, spoke Thursday night at the UU Society: East in Manchester, Conn. (San Francisco Chronicle – 9.20.12)

The Oak Ridge UU Church in Oak Ridge, Tenn., must decide whether to sell their land and relocate to make room for a new marketplace and shopping center. (WATE-TV – 9.14.12)