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Seeing your sanctuary by candlelight
Candlelight transforms a meetinghouse for Christmas Eve.
By Sonja L. Cohen 12.16.14

UUA moves into 'Innovation District' headquarters
New headquarters is open, modern, and environmentally responsible.
By Christopher L. Walton 8.15.14

Spiritual landmarks: Exploring Boston's churches
Three historic churches are home to Unitarian Universalist congregations in downtown Boston.
By Christopher L. Walton 3.31.14

An origins story in glass
Laurie Bieze's stained glass windows tell an evolutionary creation story.
By Tim Hirsch 12.30.13

Spiritual landmark: First Unitarian Church of Louisville, Kentucky
After 1985 fire, Unitarian church transformed the space inside its gothic walls.
By Allison Bennett 8.15.13

Spiritual landmark: Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs
Florida church home to largest collection of paintings by George Inness Jr.
By Allison Bennett 8.5.13

Spiritual landmark: Atkinson Memorial Church
Oregon City UUs enjoy rare stained glass in a distinctive building.
By Allison Bennett 2.15.13

Spiritual landmark: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island
Artist-members grace Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island.
By Allison Bennett 11.1.12

Spiritual landmark: UU Congregation of Phoenix
Safe haven in a desert landscape.
By Sonja L. Cohen 10.15.12

Spiritual landmark, Spring 2012
Fellowship's lighthouse motif evokes 'free and responsible search for truth and meaning.'
By Julia Angley 4.23.12

A Titanic victim's architectural legacy
Unitarian brothers Edward Austin Kent and William Winthrop Kent designed Buffalo church.
By Sonja L. Cohen 4.9.12

Spiritual landmark: A towering stronghold
Beverly, Illinois, Unitarian Universalists worship in a castle.
By Julia Angley 11.14.11

Spiritual landmark, Summer 2011
The focal point of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse, N.Y., is a window depicting the world's religions.
By Michelle Bates Deakin 5.15.11

Jefferson Unitarian Church has expanded three times
Colorado church's additions make space for a growing congregation.
By Jane Greer 2.15.11

Spiritual landmark, Spring 2011
Jefferson Unitarian Church keeps growing, building.
By Jane Greer 2.15.11

Spiritual landmark, Winter 2010
North Carolina congregation moved into a former dry-cleaning facility.
By Jane Greer 11.1.10

Spiritual landmark: First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio
Tree motifs prominent in San Antonio church.
By Jane Greer 9.1.10

Small fellowship builds without debt
Huntsville, Texas, Unitarian Universalists build a church for $105,000.
By Jane Greer 5.15.10

Spiritual Landmark, Spring 2010
Historic landmark draws visitors, TV cameras.
By Jane Greer 2.15.10

Restoring a Gilded Age church
Church built to honor William Ellery Channing in 1880 is restored for the 21st century.
By Jane Greer 11.30.09

Expanding a landmark
A green addition to a Frank Lloyd Wright landmark.
By Sonja L. Cohen 4.20.09

The mini-golf church
Unitarian Universalists congregation in Colorado Springs bought an amusement park in 2007.
By Jane Greer 2.2.09

Cedar Lane's modernist auditorium
Pietro Belluschi's design for a Unitarian Universalist church in Maryland.
By Donald E. Skinner 5.15.08

New London congregation has room to grow
Remodeled sanctuary features skyscape mural.
By Jane Greer 2.15.08

Recycling an old church
Elements from a 1911 church are incorporated into a new sanctuary.
By Jane Greer 12.31.07

Spiritual landmark in Second Life
Building a church in virtual reality.
By Jane Greer 10.22.07

Maryland congregation meets in a yurt
Sugarloaf Congregation of Unitarian Universalists builds inexpensive new home.
By Jane Greer 5.15.07

The church in the hill
Jacksonville, Fla., church is built into a hillside.
By Jane Greer 2.15.07

Church meets gold standard for green buildings
Ohio fellowship gets LEED gold certification for new building.
By Jane Greer 11.1.06

Old Ship Church celebrates 325 years
Hingham, Mass., church dates to Puritan era.
By Jane Greer 8.15.06

Phoenix sculpture marks congregation's renewal
How an Atlanta congregation rebuilt itself.
By Jane Greer 7.10.06

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unitarian Universalist churches
Architect with Unitarian roots designed two famous UU churches.
By Jane Greer 6.30.05