Earlier this month when registration opened, we posted news about the Russell Lockwood Leadership School (RLLS). For a more comprehensive look at this popular adult leadership program, be sure to read the current PNWD front page article. The UUA’s Mountain Desert District was the home to RLLS for more than twenty years.
You are invited to invest in yourself and your congregation by engaging in an inspiring and intensive week this summer at the Russell Lockwood Leadership School (RLLS). Before 2014, this exceptional resource was offered only to congregations of the UUA Mountain Desert District. It now belongs to the entire Pacific Western Region. Last
Several religious professionals from the Pacific Northwest were honored at the Service of the Living Tradition at the Unitarian Universalist Association’s annual General Assembly (GA) on June 27, 2014, in Providence, Rhode Island. Credentialed Religious Educator – Master Level: Sara Lewis, Director of Religious Education, Olympia UU Congregation (WA)
November online learning opportunities begin next week. These mini-seminars, accessed over high-speed internet with a computer, provide low-cost access to information and education for congregations on a variety of topics for lay leaders, ministers, religious educators, and members. By eliminating the barriers of geography, Unitarian Universalists across the region as well
Washington UU Voices for Justice and the UU Legislative Ministry of California each have position openings at present for executive leadership. Both positions are posted on the Jobs page of the UUA Pacific Western Region. Washington Unitarian Universalist Voices for Justice, a statewide justice ministry and a 501(c)(4) organization, seeks
GET RELIGION April 26- 28, 2013 with the Reverends Nancy Bowen and Robert Latham at the Pacific Western Regional Assembly. Theology and Practice of Unitarian Universalism as a Big Faith, with No Borders is one of three theme tracks being offered. The others are Grow Leaders, Cross Borders and an Option Track
The Rev. Dan Hotchkiss, a UU minister and a senior consultant for the Alban Institute, a national religious consulting organization, talks about church fundraising myths in the “Alban Weekly,” a free email notice that highlights various topics in congregational life. The weekly article begins, Why do people give to congregations?
PNWD Congregations may have recently been contacted with requests to submit nomination forms for candidates running for UUA President or Moderator. Candidates for these elected positions are required by the UUA bylaws to submit a minimum number of nomination forms by February 1, 2013. Please note that by submitting this form, congregations are not bound
Live webinars are a amazingly simple way to meet with other UUs across our Pacific Western Region in the spirit of learning. This month there are three webinars to choose from for you to participate in individually, or with a group from your congregation. Also take a look at PWR Webinar
First Unitarian Church of Portland, OR, invites all Pacific Northwest UUs to attend “Seminary for a Day” on Saturday, October 27, 8:15 AM to 4:15 PM. This year, Meadville Lombard Theological School will present. The first “Seminary for a Day” hosted by Portland First last year drew UUs from around the