Offering Sanctuary, Welcoming Diversity In a Safe Place
Rev. Tina Squire
What are some of the ways churches can be hospitable to people of diverse beliefs, backgrounds and ages, creating a refuge that doesn’t insist on sameness? What are some of the complexities and promise of offering sanctuary, safe and sacred space?
- The UUA denounces Kavanaugh’s Confirmation October 6, 2018We believe Professor Anita Hill. We believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. We believe survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Because we believe survivors, we cannot be silent about the profound harm in confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Continue reading The UUA denounces Kavanaugh’s Confirmation.
- Jessica York appointed Director of Congregational Life October 2, 2018The UUA announces the appointment of Jessica York as Director of Congregational Life. Starting Nov. 1, Jessica will lead the UUA’s largest staff group which includes the staff teams of all UUA five regions. “We are thrilled to have Jessica in this role,” says UUA President the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray. “Her collaborative leadership, creativity and experience […]
- Sky Island UU Forms a Green Sanctuary Team July 23, 2018
At it July meeting, the Board of Sky Island UU Church approved a charter authorizing the Green Sanctuary Team to start the process of becoming certified as a Green Sanctuary Congregation. The next meeting of the Green Sanctuary Team will be on Monday, July 23 at 4:30 at the church. All are welcome.
- Sky Island UU’s Children’s Religious Ed Will Have a Modified Schedule This Summer June 21, 2018 In the coming weeks our UU youth program will have a modified schedule for Sunday mornings. Children ages 5 and older will be expected to stay in the Sanctuary with their parents during the adult service. The service will continue to include the “Story for All Ages. There will be books and individual quiet ...