Author: Dave Dunn

We Are The Unitarians!

May 5, 2019 is a landmark anniversary for Unitarian Universalists. It will be the 200th anniversary of a seminal sermon given by Rev. William Ellery Channing, minister of Boston’s Federal Street Church. This sermon, entitled “Unitarian Christianity,” acknowledged the liberal split from Congregational churches and … read more.

Cancel Culture: Should We Look In the Mirror?

Teen fiction writer and critic Kokoso Jackson was often hired by book publishers as a “sensitivity reader” to identify books that might be insensitive to particular communities. As part of his work, he tweeted, “Stories about the civil rights movement should be written by black … read more.

The Deferred Dream of the Dreamers

Did you know that Georgia is one of only three states to implement admissions bans of undocumented persons in public higher education? (Alabama and South Carolina join us in esteemed company.)

Did you know that Georgia would lose about $24 million in tax dollars annually if … read more.

Justice Ministry at UUMAN

We have a lot of irons in the fire when it comes to UUMAN’s Justice Ministry. There are many ways to be involved: donating food and clothing, donating funds, providing hospitality, being an ally, being an advocate or just showing up.

Here’s a quick summary of … read more.

Adult Enrichment Hour at UUMAN

The Adult Enrichment Committee will be initiating a series of educational courses that will kickoff Sunday, September 9. Each course will be four, one-hour sessions that will run from 12 Noon – 1PM in the Sanctuary most Sundays. Childcare will be available in the nursery … read more.

Stewardship for Us: Next Steps Weekend – Feb 2-4

The UUMAN Board of Trustees, after consultations with the Program Council, Finance and Stewardship committees, has contracted with the UUA’s “Stewardship for Us” financial consultants to engage in a “Next Steps Weekend.”

The weekend is described as follows:

The Next Steps Weekend aims to provide UU churches … read more.

Faith Forward: Coming in January 2018

In an effort to help new members get and stay connected to the UUMAN community, I’ve always thought it necessary to have an ongoing educational curriculum that helps the new member understand UUMAN and its mission more deeply. Any such curriculum should also help explain … read more.

Living the Pledge

While strolling through the General Assembly bookstore this past summer and promising myself not to buy yet another book (as it would likely have to be added to my very long list of “to be read” books), I came across the following title: “Rules for … read more.