Gordon Wyse is on the Green Sanctuary Committee and presented this homily at The UUSA Earth Day service (April 19, 2020). It comes from an essay co-written by Margaret Bullitt-Jonas and Leah D. Schade, co-editors of the book Rooted and Rising: Voices of Courage … read more.
I miss you. I see many of you weekly, or even more frequently, in our Zoom Sunday Services and meetings throughout the week. I acknowledge that it’s not exactly the same to come together over internet and phone, but our principles call us to … read more.
As we observe the impacts of the current covid-19 pandemic, it is clear that our government at every level is unprepared for current threats to our well-being. Climate change is another such threat on the near horizon. Climate change is expected to contribute to more … read more.
In the last three weeks, our lives have changed. We became an online community rather than a physical one. We learned – and are still learning – how to have meaningful worship over Internet and telephone connections. (If you would like some help accessing … read more.
All Dear UUSA members and friends,In an abundance of caution and care for … read more.
Green Sanctuary March Action Table President Trump has already dismantled important environmental protections. Now he wants to do something even worse: to weaken the National Environmental Protection Act. Public comments are invited now, ending on March 10. You can submit your comments at … read more.
Wash your hands.
You may be thinking right about now that my role is to give out spiritual/ethical/moral guidance rather than
hygiene advice. You’re right. It is my responsibility, however, to address the worries I see around me — and
some of us are worried about the … read more.
Voters concerned about climate change have a wide variety of
policy proposals from candidates for President in 2020. There are more in-depth
proposals than have existed in any previous presidential election. All
Democratic candidates would rejoin the Paris Agreement, plan to remove fossil
fuel subsidies and are targeting carbon … read more.
Exciting news from the Green Sanctuary Committee
about the Town of Amherst and its work to reduce energy use
As you know, we have a climate crisis to solve. Our planet needs to stop using fossil fuels by 2050, if not earlier, in order to limit global … read more.