Category: News

A Year in Review

It has been quite the year!  Here is a video we created – looking back at all that has happened in our community this past year:

Two Reports on Environmental Justice Issues

What a rapid transition from fossil fuels to carbon-free energy alternatives looks like just-published article in The Hill (by our recent speaker Dr. Chuck Kutscher with co-author Jeff Logan): We already have the technologies we need to solve most of the problem, and we have a variety of options … read more.

Program Committee Survey

Hello friends and members of VIUF,

Your Program Committee has worked with six great teams of people to create Sunday services all year. It was a lot of work and very rewarding for us. We hope it was meaningful for you too.

Now we need your help. … read more.

Efforts to reach a balanced budget for 2021-2022

This past Tuesday evening, the VIUF Board reviewed and discussed the 2021-2022 budget proposed by our incredibly diligent Finance Committee. The budget was well developed, appropriately conservative in terms of risk, and unfortunately approximately $22,000 higher in expenses than the projected revenue.  Pledges represent 90% of … read more.

Unitarian-Universalist Nobel Laureates

UUs have their share of Nobel laureates. Here are a few.

John Bardeen (1908-1991) John Bardeen received his BA and MA in electrical engineering from University of Wisconsin and went to Princeton where he got his Ph.D. in physics. While working at Bell labs, Bardeen and other … read more.

UU History Corner: Karen Uhlenbeck

Karen Uhlenbeck had just attended the weekly service at her Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Princeton, New Jersey, on March 17, 2019, when she learned she’d made history by becoming the first woman to win the prestigious Abel Prize for mathematics.

Since 2003, the Norwegian Academy of … read more.

Women’s History Month

March is celebrated as Women’s History Month. There are many Unitarian and Universalist women worth celebrating. Here are a few of the most famous Unitarians in the fight for women’s rights.

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) met Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1851 and worked with her for the rest of … read more.

UU History: Theodore Parker

A few weeks ago, the Reverend Doctor Linda Hart spoke to us about Theodore Parker……..

Theodore Parker was perhaps the most influential American Unitarian minister who ever lived. He was one of the greatest American preachers; the leader, with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller, of … read more.