The UUA has started moving material on their website into topical folders and, so far, it is proving to be very helpful. These two folders offer great resources and possibly even answers to questions you never thought to ask! www.uua.org/accessibility: Accessibility www.uua.org/communications: Congregational Communications and Social Media
Seventeen years ago when we introduced our toll-free number, it was a welcome service. We watched the volume of calls decrease through the years as our congregational leaders adopted email. When phone service providers began including free unlimited long distance as part of their packages, our toll-free usage dropped even
Join us Sunday, June 12, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship for an exhibit featuring beautiful and meaningful folk art by the women of rural Weya, Zimbabwe. Richard Adams, ZAP’s founder and former executive director, will deliver an exhibit opening address. Sales provide the artists with
Dennis Reynolds, Candidate for UU Ministry, is one of the seminarians chosen to participate in a service/learning experience in Haiti that was intended to be led by UUA President Rev. Peter Morales and UUSC President Rev. Dr. William Schulz. Due to illness, President Morales was unable to attend, and will
On Saturday, June 11, from 2 – 4 p.m., the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) will present a free workshop on UUSC’s work in Haiti. The event will be led by Nichole Cirillo, manager of UUSC’s Haiti volunteer program, and Linda McKim-Bell of Portland, Ore., UUSC’s volunteer network regional coordinator. As reported earlier,
The Rev. Nan Geer’s 20 years in ministry will be celebrated on June 5, as she retires from regular ministry. Free Church Unitarian (Blaine, WA), where Rev. Geer has served for 17 years, has named her Minister Emerita, and will hold a Celebration Service at 4:00 PM, with a reception immediately following. Rev.
The Final Agenda for the 2011 General Assembly is now online at http://www.uua.org/ga/business/13300.shtml. The Final Agenda contains proposed amendments to the UUA Bylaws that were added to the agenda by the Board of Trustees after the Tentative Agenda was posted in March, including amendments to reduce the size of the
Westside UU Congregation in West Seattle, WA is hosting a concert by Jim Scott. Jim will perform June 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary at 7141 California Ave SW. Jim has written and arranged many popular UU hymns, including “Gather the Spirit” and “Let This Be a House of Peace”.
The Rev. Dr. Gretchen Woods has announced her retirement from settled ministry. She has served the UU Fellowship of Corvallis (OR) for 12 years, and previously served UU congregations in Reston, VA and Bremerton, WA. The congregation will celebrate Rev. Dr. Woods as Minister Emerita and honor her 27 years in settled
If you’re a smart phone user, check out the new “Mobile Guide to GA” – this nifty app will show you all the official events at General Assembly (Charlotte, NC, June 23-28), allow you to pick and view your own schedule, search, or filter by several “tracks” (types of activities,