Association News

Creating a Purpose-Based Budget

We often claim that budgets are moral documents, and that congregational budgets should reflect our values. But line item budgets that include “office supplies, utilities, salary” and other such descriptions don’t show how these line items serve the mission of the congregation. How might congregations re-imagine how they categorize our expenditures?  … continue on the UU … Continued

UUA Annual Report on Giving

The FY2017 Annual Report on Giving recognizes UU congregations and individuals who have supported the UUA during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. We are deeply grateful for the generosity of the many congregations and individuals who support us throughout the year. Through your gifts, you enable the UUA and its congregations to carry Unitarian Universalist … Continued

Poor People’s Campaign

At the Washington, D.C. press conference, the Rev. Frederick-Gray will express her strong support for the Poor People’s Campaign.  “As people of faith and moral conscience, we must raise our voices and call on our elected officials to work for the good of everyone, not just the rich and privileged. I am proud to stand … Continued

Starting Your Love Resists Team

Most UU congregations are part of resisting the repressive policies that have intensified under the Trump administration in some way. The goal of Love Resists is to support congregations to be a more effective part of resistance by (1) deepening our collective power analysis of how criminalization – the driving force behind mass incarceration and … Continued

UUA Staffing Changes

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray shared the following update on staffing changes at the UUA: It’s my pleasure to share some exciting updates about new leadership for two of the most urgent areas of our faithful work: 1) countering white supremacy and advancing racial equity, and 2) public witness, organizing and … Continued

Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund

With Hurricane Irma—the most powerful Atlantic hurricane ever recorded—barreling across Florida after devastating parts of the Caribbean, there is likely to be significant damage similar to what Hurricane Harvey inflicted. We know that long after the initial clean-up, real recovery can take months or years. … continue on the UU Association website.

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund

On Friday night, August 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 Storm and brought with it deadly winds and rain to an area of the United States millions call home. Much of the Texas Gulf Coast has been impacted and communities in Louisiana and across the state of Texas are still coping with … Continued

UUA President Condemns Directive

UUA President the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s directive banning transgender people from entering the military. … continue on the UU Association website.

UUA President Selects Acting COO

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. … continue on the UU Association … Continued

UUA Denounces Supreme Court Decision

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court decision regarding President Trump’s executive order on travel: … continue on the UU Association website.