Church ‘Walks on the Wild Side’, and more UUs in the media

Church honors Lou Reed, and stained glass comes home

The Rev. Dr. Andrew Pakula of the Islington (England) Unitarian Church, hosted a memorial service for the rock artist Lou Reed at his church. (Islington Tribune – 11.1.13)

A three-panel set of stained glass windows made by the La Farge company that were part of two Unitarian churches, in Roxbury and then Amherst, will be on display in a museum exhibit in Boston soon. (Art Fix Daily – 11.4.13)

UUs rally lawmakers, church gets grant for food pantry, and more

The Rev. Erik David Carlson was interviewed about Illinois’ move to allow legal same-sex marriage. (WTVO – 11.5.13)

The Rev. Dawn Cooley was mentioned for her work in leading a rally that aimed to convince lawmakers not to infringe upon reproductive rights in Kentucky. (WKMS – 11.2.13)

The Rev. Cynthia Cain was among a group opposing a proposed pipeline, also in Kentucky. (Associated Press – 11.5.13)

The Murray Unitarian Universalist Church in Attleboro, Mass., received a $2,500 grant for its food pantry, which serves hundreds of people in its community. (Sun Chronicle – 11.2.13)

Rachel Zahnd, a member of the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, wrote about her church’s annual Day of the Dead service. (Juneau Empire – 11.3.13)

Bill Schulz, president of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, expressed his concerns that people seeking asylum in the United States are instead being treated as criminals. (Christian Science Monitor – 11.4.13)