Category: Blog Posts

Love Letters to the Earth

Reconnect with the Earth! The Earth Justice Ministry is still collecting people’s Love Letters to Nature.  Have you ever felt a sense of awe or, as Phil Slater put it, magic when you’ve been out in nature?  It could be something in your back yard, like a bee, … read more.

Share the Plate – April 11th-UUJAZ

Sunday, April 11th is Share the Plate.  Donations will go to Unitarian Universalist Justice Arizona (UUJAZ).  
To donate, please go to:


UUJAZ has a mission of engaging Arizona Unitarian Universalists in justice making through:

Nurturing congregational social justice ministries;
Connecting UU activists and congregations across the … read more.

UUCP Board Message to the Congregation, February, 2021

February 11, 2021

As UUCP enters 2021, our congregation and community are strong. From the Board’s perspective, strength originates from our shared values that bring us into a community for our time and dedication to personal growth towards social impact. Thank you for being a critical … read more.

Public Comment to ACC – APS Electric Bills


What’s at Stake: Renewable energy and energy efficiency are key for preventing pollution, reducing our electricity costs, cleaning our air, and addressing our climate crisis. In November, utility regulators at the Arizona Corporation Commission took an important step by … read more.

Board Message to the Congregation Sept., 2020

September 30, 2020

Our 2020-2021 program year is officially underway. Our staff and volunteers redefined the concept of ‘ingathering’ by welcoming us back into community through an online water communion. The response was overwhelming for each of us to know that we love and are loved, … read more.

Race and Music – Children’s Songs

by Mary Cota

Music has delivered powerful social and political propaganda for thousands of years. I wonder how music can play into today’s fight for racial equality and justice, and what I can do as a musician. It’s overwhelming to know where to begin, as there … read more.

Board Message to the Congregation August, 2020

According to the calendar, nine months have passed since the 2019-2020 UUCP program year began. Time flies when you’re having fun, and the past nine months could have been nine years. In reflection, time has had a new metric because of the successes and challenges … read more.

From the Archive

by Charlotte Carl-Mitchell

Some interesting facts about our past board presidents:

Milton J. Shear was our very first board president in 1947. In a letter to the editor in the Arizona Republic in 1948, at the height of McCarthyism, he challenged the idea that one country or party … read more.