Congregationally focused articles from uuworld.org, Oct. 2010–Jan. 2011

InterConnections is not the only source of useful information for lay leaders. Check out uuworld.org for articles about UUA changes and congregational activities. Here are some recent ones:

Ann Arbor congregation uses wind power (alternative energy) 1.10.11

UU legislative ministries now in 15 states 1.3.11

UUA plans 50th anniversary celebration (at GA 2011 in Charlotte, N.C.) 12.27.10

New LGBT coordinator will emphasize trans issues 12.20.10

Unitarian Universalists honor transgender deaths 12.6.10

Board approves two-year project to shape UUA’s vision (Will invite congregations to use Appreciative Inquiry to develop ‘shared vision for denomination’s future.) 11.29.10

Offering a room to asylum seekers (Members of two N.J. UU congregations host political asylum seekers as part of interfaith group.) 11.15.10

UUs share their own immigration stories 11.8.10

UUA launches Leap of Faith program (Growth program sets up mentoring relationships for twelve UU congregations; Association Sunday gifts provide funding.) 11.1.10

89 UU congregations join Global Day of Action (UUs promote environmental stewardship with ’10-10-10′ events.
) 10.18.10

UU ministers speak out in support of gay teens (confronting bullying) 10.18.10

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