Denominational Affairs

UUA Matters: August 11–Love Resists Conference Call

I invite you to join us on Friday, August 11 for our August Conscience Call: Partnerships for Expanding Sanctuary. Rev. Beth Banks, Senior Minister, Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, Cal., will share the inspiring, informative, and instructional story of her congregation’s partnership with undocumented students. Click to sign up for the August Conscience Call: Partnerships for Expanding Sanctuary … Continued

UUA Matters: Announcing New Co-Moderators

The Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Co-Moderators following the passing of our beloved Moderator Jim Key in June. We are delighted that Mr. Barb Greve and Elandria Williams have agreed to serve as Co-Moderators until a special election for Moderator can be held at the 2018 … Continued

SAVE the DATE: Atlanta, October 20-22–UU Allies For Racial Equity Conference–

  Relationship, Commitment, and Stone Soup: Rockin’ a Movement Together! The ARE Fall Conference Registration is “live” as of today!  Join Allies for Racial Equity, Chris Crass, Atlanta InterPlay, Reggie Harris & Greg Greenway, and so many more at the UU Congregation of Atlanta this October 20-22, as we move into new ways of being in relationship together, and making … Continued

UUA Matters: UUA President-Transgender Ban Is Blatant Discrimination

July 27, 2017 UUA President the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military: Yesterday’s announcement from President Trump that he is barring transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military is an act of blatant discrimination against transgender citizens. … Continued

UUA Matters: 2017-18 Common Read

Two books have been selected for the 2017-2018 UUA Common Read. One focuses on the work of dismantling white supremacy culture within today’s Unitarian Universalism, and the other provides a vision and guidance for some of our work in the public square. Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry, edited by Mitra Rahnema (Skinner … Continued

UUA Matters: SAVE the DATE–Courage for Racial Justice, Courage for Collective Liberation Workshop

Planning ahead…  Courage for Racial Justice, Courage for Collective Liberation Workshop with Chris Crass, will be co-hosted by MidAmerica and Southern Regions of the UUA, February 17, 2018, Louisville, KY. When:  9 am-5 pm Where: Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY For more information on Chris Crass click here: http://www.chriscrass.org/ Stay tuned for further information.

UUA Matters: UUA President Selects Acting Chief Operating Officer

The Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), today announced the appointment of Carey McDonald as Acting Chief Operating Officer effective August 1. McDonald succeeds the Rev. Sarah Lammert who served as Interim Chief Operating Officer following the resignation of the Rev. Harlan Limpert in April.  Click here to read more.