September 2011 Bulletin: New Title from Skinner House Books; New Ways to Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day; CLF Offers RE Express Plus; Announcement from Moderator Nominating Committee
On behalf of the staff here at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), I hope this message finds you well. Please allow me to highlight a few items for you in the paragraphs below. You can find more information on each, plus other announcements and resources, linked in the bulletin materials list that follows. Please share them with your congregation.
Skinner House, publishing books by and for members of the liberal religious community, has announced the release of a new title, Listening Against the Stone. This and many more titles are available for purchase at the UUA Bookstore.
The General Assembly office is offering an introduction on how to participate in the business brought before the annual General Assembly and also has announced important deadlines for the submission of items for inclusion on the General Assembly Agenda.
Multicultural Growth and Witness (MG&W) has released the sixteenth edition of Catalyst, the newsletter regarding racial and ethnic concerns. And also, in conjunction with Skinner House, MG&W announces a book that they want you to be a part of!
We hope that you enjoy all of the materials offered here in the list below.
Public Information Assistant
An announcement (PDF) that the Moderator Nominating Committee, appointed by the UUA Board of Trustees to recommend candidates for this all-important position, is soliciting applications and recommendations. Review the Call for Nominations and the online application form. Applications and nominations are due by October 15, 2011.
From Beacon Press:
An advertisement (PDF) highlighting resources for Unitarian Universalists (UUs) that Beacon Press has to offer.
From the Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF):
The Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF), a unique congregation without walls, offers Religious Education (RE) Express Plus (PDF)—high-quality religious education resources for your family, small group or congregation. The Rev. Dr. Lynn Ungar will write about Going to the Sources this upcoming year.
—For religious educators and volunteers
An invitation (PDF) to all UU Endowment Fund Investors and interested potential investors to join the quarterly conference call on September 7th.
—For treasurers, endowment committees and finance committees
From International Resources:
International news (PDF) from the UUA.
—For ministers, presidents, and publicity committees
From General Assembly:
A Business Guide (PDF) to General Assembly (GA) 2012. This guide offers on introduction and how to participate in the business brought before the annual GA and includes important deadlines for the submission of items for the inclusion on the GA agenda.
—For congregation president, administrator and social action chair
From Ministries and Faith Development:
A announcement (PDF) that as the RE year begins, plan to field-test a new Tapestry of Faith youth program and develop your congregation’s junior-high justice-makers Heeding the Call or interfaith leaders A Chorus of Faiths.
—For ministers, religious educators and lay leaders
From UUA Health Plan Office:
An announcement (PDF) from UUA Health Plan (UUAHP) office about the launch of their new Choose Health blog
—For congregations, administrators, directors of religious education, ministers etc.
From Multicultural Growth & Witness:
The sixteenth issue of Catalyst (PDF), the newsletter of Multicultural Growth & Witness regarding racial and ethnic concerns, is now available for your reading pleasure.
An announcement (PDF) of a MG&W and Skinner House book that we want you to be a part of! Please submit stories by October 15th.
Newsletter (PDF) announcing the upcoming Environment and Justice Curriculum and more.
—For social justice and task force chairs
A reminder (PDF) that Indigenous Peoples Day is October 10th! Join Unitarian Universalists across the country in reimagining Columbus Day as a day for education, public witness and celebration around Native issues.
From Stewardship and Development:
A thank you for your Annual Program Fund support and get ready for Association Sunday 2011 (PDF)!
—For ministers, board presidents, finance and stewardship committees
From Skinner House Books:
A flyer (PDF) for Listening Against the Stone, a new title from Skinner House Books.
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