1899 - The Unitarian abolitionist Samuel May died in Leicester, Massachusetts, at age 89, where he was a minister. He was forced to resign because of his strong support for abolition. He became a leader in the anti-slavery movement as secretary of the Massachusetts Anti-slavery Society, a position he held from 1847 until 1865. It was the great work of his life. He also served in the Massachusetts legislature. Read more about Samuel May.
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This eight minute video highlights the experiences of Unitarian and Universalist congregations during the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919. Please share with attribution as you like--personally, or as a resource for congregational use in worship, education program, or otherwise ... Read More
This is a living and evolving document. If you have material you feel should be included, please let us know at [email protected] Our timeline includes only those persons, institutions, and organization explicitly self-identified as Unitarian, Universalist, or Unitarian Universalist. ... Read More
By Wendy Bartlett Marshall E(dward) Dimock served as the first post-merger moderator from 1961-64. Though the American Unitarian Association (AUA) under Frederick May Eliot had created a moderator role in 1937, Marshall Dimock was the first person to serve as ... Read More