It’s time for a new hymnal

A facebook conversation got me thinking: it’s time. It’s been more than two decades since our last hymnal update, and though Singing the Living Tradition is generally well-liked and in wide use among UU congregations, it’s time. Twenty years ago, few if any UU congregations were projecting hymn lyrics. Twenty years ago, the Internet was … Continue reading

It’s free discrimination day!

The Supreme Court just assured all churches that they can freely discriminate against any employee they want. That’s right. So if you work for a church: Don’t have a disability, don’t get sick, don’t have a baby, don’t, well, don’t do any of those things that humans do. Because if you do, the church can … Continue reading

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,600 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 60 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading

This whole blogging thing

I’m new to this blogging and having a website thing. Afreefaith only began in March, and the last two weeks have been the first time I have put a lot of time and effort into it at all, making a number of posts and adding pages and information to the site as a whole. I … Continue reading