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Help Wanted

There are lots of exciting things going on in the church these days that would benefit from the skills and passions of our members – and we don’t always know all those skills and passions, and those w

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Green Sanctuary & Climate Justice

Advocating for Our Interdependent Web of Life Peebles Island The Green Sanctuary Spring Outing attracted UUs from area congregations for a picnic and a scenic hike. Where the Mohawk River meets the Hu

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Come join us for all ages fun and fellowship at the Annual UUSS Camping Weekend – August 18-21!

We are returning to the beautiful Thompson Lake State Park near Thatcher Park for a weekend of camping on August 18-21. Join us for one, two or three nights – or just for a day.  This enjoyable weeken

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Join us for Full Moon Drumming – 7-8PM—around a fire in the garden (or in the sanctuary if rain) Tuesday, July 19 & Thursday, August 18 All are welcome.  In a circle all are equal. We drum on the full

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Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady (Site / Info)

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Our Gods Are Not Jealous Gods

Jealousy is not a virtue. Its roots are not in love and power, but in possessiveness and insecurity. It seeks a relationship of control and often abuse, not one of respect and reciprocity. Why would a

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John Beckett (Site / Info)

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(6-28) Madtown

A good ride in. Took the scenic route south over the hills & into the wind. Down & across the sandy Wisconsin to a picnic brkfst in Muscoda. Along the flats to Avoca where two freaks turned me on to a

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

beingblog: Krista Tippett delivers the Ware Lecture at the 2016...

beingblog: Krista Tippett delivers the Ware Lecture at the 2016 UUA General Assembly.

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Little lower than the angels (Site / Info)

Ministry in Canada and Our Collective Voice

An interview with Rev. Fulgence In the next year, Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, a recently arrived refugee in Canada, will be working with the Unitarian Congregation of Saskatoon, as he fills in the gaps

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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You should start a meme, they said…

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UU Collective (Site / Info)

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Brexit: The Disunited Kingdom

UK – It’s been five days now since the U.K. had its vote to decide whether or not it should be a part of the European Union. The Leave result was close, won by an overall majority of 52%. The Remain c

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The Wild Hunt (Site / Info)

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Buzz Coil: June 2016

Some recent posts from blogs on our blogroll (please note, we don't knowingly list posts in Buzz Coil that have been published previously by the blogger elsewhere or on the same blog): Annelinde's Wor

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Medusa Coils (Site / Info)

Buzz Coils

Now’s Your Chance to Dean Youth Caucus

LEAD YOUR PEERS @ GA Youth Caucus Deans are the leaders of the volunteer Youth Caucus Staff for General Assembly and applications are now open through August 10th. Deans work with the Youth Caucus Sta

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Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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Why I suspect it's impossible to end Game of Thrones well—and, honest, no spoilers about GoT!

I haven't read the books because I hate reading a series that doesn't have an ending, but I realized something watching the TV show this season: the series wasn't designed to have an ending. George R.

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it's all one thing (Site / Info)

Writing Game of Thrones

This Is 30-Something

In a few weeks, I will turn another year older. It isn't a milestone birthday, which means it is generally one of those birthdays that blends in with all the rest and is both awesome and inconsequenti

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Christine Organ (Site / Info)

Canadian Unitarians Celebrating Pride

Summer often marks a time when Unitarian Universalist congregations in Canada take a bit of a break. Perhaps your Religious Exploration curricula wrap up in favour of more casual fun and games, perhap

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Canadian Unitarian Council (Site / Info)

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Why We Moved Up the Publication Date of Dennis Henigan’s Book on Gun Control

By Amanda Beiner When associate publisher Tom Hallock first suggested that Beacon publish a myth-busting book about gun control, we knew we had to move quickly. The urgency of this issue put the new b

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Beacon Broadside: A Project of Beacon Press (Site / Info)

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home again.

I am back in Arkansas and recovering from 9 days of intense woodworking at the Marc Adams School of woodworking. I had 17 students in each in three classes. One student, Mark, aged 82 made it through

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Birthday Sisters Emma and Helen—Murfin Verse

Emma Goldman in her youth. I discovered yesterday in my search for topics that Emma Goldman, whose grave I recently visited on a pilgrimage to the Haymarket Memorial in Forest Home Cemetery, and Helen

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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The Ultimate Mystery

“The ultimate mystery is one’s own self.” —Sammy Davis, Jr. What have you recently uncovered about yourself? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


June 28 – Listening: How do I Hear the Divine?

I believe the divine is inside all of us just waiting to be heard.  That inner voice is our divine… You all know about that inner voice right? The one that tells you not to take a certain job or … Con

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

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