Pride Cannot Be Canceled

Pride Cannot Be Canceled

This Sunday is Gay Pride Sunday, and pride cannot be canceled!  Much has changed in the Gay Pride movement since the Stonewall uprising over 50 years ago in NYC, where patrons at a local bar fought back against police oppression and brutality.  Those marginalized and...
Re-Opening

Re-Opening

I have been receiving several requests from people who want to return to having Services in the sanctuary now that the city of San Francisco is allowing them, with some restrictions.  I wanted to take this opportunity to lay out our plans and decision-making process...
Black Lives Matter at Unity San Francisco

Black Lives Matter at Unity San Francisco

Juneteenth at Unity San Francisco Black Lives Matter!  This statement should not have to be uttered; unfortunately, it does.  I want to be clear and forthright as I state this on behalf of Unity San Francisco: Black lives matter, and the bias, privilege, and racism...
Grateful

Grateful

Eight years ago, at a minister’s discussion group, I had the great fortune to meet DeeAnn.  That meeting forever changed my life.  DeeAnn and I were both new to the communities we were serving, and we both had that newcomer energy.  You know, the kind where we...
Moving Forward

Moving Forward

I wanted to take this opportunity to write you about the plan that the Board of Trustees and I have agreed upon to prepare us for the day that we can hold Service at our Page Street home again.  I have been in weekly consultation with Unity World Headquarters, many...
Memorial

Memorial

This week, we will reach a grim milestone; we will have lost 100,000 people to the coronavirus illness.  That figure is in the United States alone.  It is hard to imagine the grief and heartbreak that these last three months have brought.  If you watch the news, you...