CEDAR LANE VOICES ON MULTICULTURAL,
The Unitarian religion is practiced by ethnic Hungarians in approximately 120 churches in Romania. Almost every church has a partner church in the U.S. There are many shared elements of religious perspectives between UUs in the United States and churches in Transylvania, but there are also significant differences. The Unitarians at our partner church are Christians. Below are excerpts of an essay shared by UUPCC written by Transylvanian Unitarians to explain their beliefs: “God is One and indivisible.
As I finish the final semester of studies for my Masters of Divinity at Wesley Theological Seminary, I’m diving deep into our Unitarian Universalist (UU) heritage through courses specific to UU History and UU Theology.
I fear we sometimes lose track of that heritage as we fight for the contemporary issues that move us so deeply. What I’ve learned, though, is that knowledge of our spiritual and theological ancestry brings greater resonance and greater strength to all that we strive toward today.
This time last week, I was writing to you when I was in a personal state of despair while trying to process yet another mass school shooting. Today though, I have hope. It’s such a drastic difference in just a week I’ve almost got emotional whiplash. So, why all the sudden do I have hope when hope was hard to find?
IT STARTS NOW!—A coordinated, sustained, focused campaign by Cedar Lane and 22 other congregations and schools to compel Montgomery County Council to greatly increase vital support for our immigrant neighbors, regardless of their status.
To provide a powerful example of the UU principles of justice, equity, and compassion in human relations and the goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all, students in the 6th and 7th grade classes met this past Sunday with two amazing human rights workers from the Congo - Neema Namadamu and Solange Nyamulisa - along with Cedar Lane member Annette Scarpitta.
When I felt that first Chicago breeze on my face, I immediately realized I was free from any tourism-related temptation (the polar freeze caught us all that first week of January, right?). I went straight from the airport to a gathering for Meadville Lombard Theological School’s new students. Meadville Lombard is one of the two Unitarian Universalist Seminaries in the world and I had the most enjoyable first week there, (not only because it was mostly indoors).