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217: Prison Ministry with Mandy Goheen, Karen Mooney and Jason Lydon

4/12/2018
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Join our hosts as they chat about prison ministry with Mandy Goheen, Director of Prison Ministry at Church of the Larger Fellowship, Rev. Karen Mooney, Director of the UU Prison Ministry of Illinois, and Rev. Jason Lydon, founder of Black and Pink. Show notes: Check out the CLF Worthy Now prison ministry: https://worthynow.org/. We have […]

Duration:01:00:11

216: A Visit With the UUA with Susan Frederick-Gray and Carey McDonald

4/5/2018
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Join our hosts as they visit with UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray and UUA COO Carey McDonald about what’s new with the Unitarian Universalist Association. Show links: A link to The Promise and the Practice of Our Faith for Black Lives of UU (BLUU): https://www.uua.org/giving/areas-support/funds/promise-and-practice UUA General Assembly is in Kansas City this year, June […]

Duration:01:00:39

215: Even Acknowledging My Own Racism is Controversial with Doug Muder

3/29/2018
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Our hosts chatted with writer and editor Doug Muder about his UU World article “Even Acknowledging My Own Racism is Controversial”. Link to the article: https://www.uuworld.org/articles/responding-white-defensiveness The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, Michael Tino, Aisha Hauser and Christina Rivera, with production support for this episode provided by Lori Stone Sirtosky and Jessica Star Rockers. […]

Duration:00:57:30

214: UU Earth-Centered with Catharine Buck Clarenbach

3/22/2018
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In this episode our hosts chat with Rev. Catharine Buck Clarenbach about Unitarian Universalist earth-centered spirituality. Catherine Buck Clarenbach is an ordained UU minister and an initiated priestess in the tradition of Stone Circle Wicca. Her ministry is largely online: spiritual direction and teaching, courses, retreats, coaching for candidates going to the MFC, and lots […]

Duration:01:00:51

213: Grief and Religious Leadership with Lisa Presley

3/15/2018
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In this episode our hosts chat with Lisa Presley about grief and religious leadership. The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, Michael Tino, Aisha Hauser and Christina Rivera, with production support for this episode provided by Lori Stone Sirtosky and Jessica Star Rockers. The VUU streams live on Thursdays at 11 am ET. Note: This […]

Duration:00:59:57

212: The Ten Commandments: A Radical Manifesto for the 21st Century with Ana Levy-Lyons

3/8/2018
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Our hosts chatted with Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons from First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn about her new book No Other Gods: The Politics of the Ten Commandments. You can find out more about No Other Gods here: http://www.analevylyons.com/book The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, Michael Tino, Aisha Hauser and Christina Rivera, with production support […]

Duration:01:00:05

211: UU Christianity with Jake Morrill and Kelly Murphy Mason

3/1/2018
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For this episode our hosts chatted with Rev. Jake Morrill and Rev. Dr. Kelly Murphy Mason about Unitarian Universalist Christianity. This is the first in a series of shows we will be doing about the many faiths practiced within Unitarian Universalism. After this show the VUU hosts recognized that the discussion centered a white Christian […]

Duration:01:00:37

210: UU College of Social Justice Programs with Heather Vickery

2/22/2018
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Join our hosts as they chat with Heather Vickery–Senior Associate for Outreach, Enrollment and Administration at the UU College of Social Justice–about all the current and upcoming programs at the UUCSJ. Show notes: Adult Journeys: https://uucsj.org/destinations/ Youth Justice Journeys: https://uucsj.org/youth/ Border Links journey to the US Mexico border: https://uucsj.org/journeys/borderlinks/ Border Witness for Religious Professionals: https://uucsj.org/theologyandmigration/ […]

Duration:00:58:40

209: Complexities of Civil Discourse with Wendy Von Courter

2/15/2018
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In this episode of The VUU our hosts chatted with Rev. Wendy Von Courter about the UU Church of Marblehead’s engagement with the complexities of civil discourse. A deeper examination of the situation Rev. Wendy discusses can be found at the video, The Road to Beloved Community: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tkI4IUrbHk&feature=youtu.be The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, […]

Duration:01:00:02

208: The VUU Roundup: Catching up with our hosts

2/8/2018
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Join The VUU hosts–Meg Riley, Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera and Michael Tino–as they catch up on what’s new in the UUniverse. It’s a UU roundup. (Or maybe a Rouundup?) Show notes: Link to the recording of Denny Davidoff’s memorial. https://locallive.tv/archives/23911 Denny Davidoff Memorial Fund: http://www.meadville.edu/donate/denny UUA Board statement about the Moderator Search hhttps://www.uua.org/uuagovernance/board/announcements/statement-2019-moderator-election Susan David’s […]

Duration:00:59:29

207: Our Anti-Racism Work: Creating Accountability in our UU World with Julica Hermann de la Fuente

2/1/2018
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Join our hosts as they chat with Julica Hermann de la Fuente about anti-racism work and accountability in Unitarian Universalism. Show notes: You can download the Western States Dismantling Racism Resource book here: http://www.westernstatescenter.org/tools-and-resources/Tools/Dismantling%20Racism And if you download the PDF, make a donation to support the work! Interested in joining Julica’s POC covenant group at […]

Duration:00:58:22

206: UU Youth Ministry in the House!

1/25/2018
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In this episode our hosts chat with the UUA Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries Bart Frost about what’s happening in youth ministry at the UUA. Show notes: Bart gave us lots of youth and young adult resources. Here are the links to all his great mentions: Thrive: uua.org/thrive Summer Seminary: uua.org/summerseminary Meaning Makers: […]

Duration:00:58:13

205: Running for Office as a Matter of Faith with Rev. Carlton Elliott Smith

1/18/2018
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Listen as our hosts chat with Rev. Carlton Elliott Smith about running for office as a matter of faith. Rev. Smith is Congregational Life Staff for the UUA’s Southern Region and a Democratic Candidate for Mississippi’s First Congressional District. The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, Michael Tino, Christina Rivera and Aisha Hauser, with production […]

Duration:00:53:53

204: Multicultural Centering with Sana Saeed and India Danielle

1/11/2018
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In this show our hosts chat with Sana Saeed and India Danielle about the LREDA fall con and multicultural centering. Show notes: http://www.lreda.org/lredabrave The VUU streams live on Thursdays at 11 am ET. We talk social justice, Unitarian Universalism, religion, spirituality, and whatever else is topical and interesting! Hosts: Meg Riley, Michael Tino, Aisha Hauser, […]

Duration:00:58:00

203: LREDA Fall Con Lessons Learned

1/4/2018
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Join our hosts as they chat with Jessica York, Co-Director of Ministries and Faith Development and Annie Scott, LREDA President about the LREDA 2017 Fall Conference and the lessons learned. And due to technical difficulties, this video cuts out appropriately at the :45 mark. — The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, Michael Tino, and […]

Duration:00:42:27

199: Toxic Masculinity with Rus Funk

11/30/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with Rus Funk about toxic masculinity. Rus is an author, activist and community organizer who specializes in working with organizations and communities to promote healthy masculinities; equity, diversity and justice; and violence prevention. Rus Funk is involved with North American MenEngage. Boys and Men for Gender Equality. Check out […]

Duration:00:48:05

198: What’s New on the Side of Love with Nora Rasman and Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen

11/17/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with Nora Rasman and Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen about what’s new from the UUA’s Standing on the Side of Love campaign. We are already saved from perfection. Doing this work is not neat and tidy, it is messy. You can’t get an app for it. Develop the spiritual fortitude to […]

Duration:01:01:46

197: Holding Police Accountable with Adam Gerhardstein

11/2/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with civil rights lawyer Adam Gerhardstein about holding police accountable. Links mentioned on the show: * Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond http://evictedbook.com ***** For the best listening experience: – subscribe to the audio podcast on iTunes, Android, Stitcher or your favorite app: http://www.questformeaning.org/subscribe-to-vuu-podcast/ […]

Duration:00:57:55

196: UUs, Music and Appropriation

10/26/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat about Unitarian Universalists, music and appropriation with guests DeReau K. Farrar, Director of Music at First Unitarian in Portland, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Director of Music and Worship at First UU of Ann Arbor. Links mentioned on the show: * Decentering Whiteness in Worship, UUA Webinar: https://www.uua.org/worship/words/decentering-whiteness-worship-webinar * […]

Duration:00:56:08

195: Dismantling Oppression in Governance

10/21/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with UUA Co-moderators Elandria Williams and Mr. Barb Greve about dismantling oppression in governance. ***** For the best listening experience: – subscribe to the audio podcast on iTunes, Android, Stitcher or your favorite app: http://www.questformeaning.org/subscribe-to-vuu-podcast/ – listen directly at: http://www.questformeaning.org/vuu/ ***** The VUU streams live on Thursdays at 11 […]

Duration:00:55:27

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