November 2011 Bulletin: Reserve Your Exhibition Space for 2012 General Assembly; UUA Bookstore Offers Support for Your Congregations Book Fair; News from the Office of the President
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 couple of 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.
UUA President, Rev. Peter Morales, has recently issued a statement on the Occupy Wall Street protests. Find his statement and other resources for Economic Justice here. Also available from the President's office is a new blog, Beyond Belief; Reflections from the UUA President.
Are you interested in exhibiting at General Assembly (GA)? The General Assembly office is taking reservations for space at the GA Expo (Exhibit Hall). This year, GA will focus on education, preparation, faith-based worship, witness and service. We invite you to be a part of it!
The UUA Bookstore offers opportunities for your congregation to host a Book Fair. With the guidance and support of Bookstore staff, you can connect Unitarian Universalists with the books they will love and help to welcome newcomers with friendly reading material. Call 800-215-9076 to schedule your Book Fair today!
We hope that you enjoy all of the materials offered here and in the list below.
Public Information Assistant
From the Office of the President:
The UUA President, Peter Morales, has issued a statement about the Occupy Wall Street protests (PDF). Here you can also find more resources for Economic Justice.
Now available from Peter Morales, a new blog; Beyond Belief; Reflections from the UUA President. Follow this blog to read and share Peter's "reflections about the world around us and what we are to do if we are to be faithful."
From Beacon Press:
This is an announcement advertising the upcoming Twitterchat with Eboo Patel (PDF), author of Acts of Faith, the 2011-2012 UUA Common Read, as well as some of our forthcoming fall titles.
From the Church of the Larger Fellowship:
Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF), a unique congregation without walls, launches their new seeker-centered website called QuestForMeaning.org. Come find us this November!
From General Assembly and Conference Services:
Reach the General Assembly Audience! Reserve exhibit space (PDF) in the Justice GA Expo and Program Ads.
From International Resources:
International News (PDF) from the UUA.
—For ministers, presidents and publicity committees
From Ministries and Faith Development:
Field test the new, revised Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education Program (PDF) for Grades 7-9—a once-in-a-decade opportunity for congregations. Read the Call for Field Test Congregations; apply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
—For ministers, religious educators and lay leaders
From Multicultural Growth and Witness:
Now available for your reading pleasure, the eighteenth issue of Catalyst (PDF), the newsletter of Multicultural Growth & Witness Regarding Racial and Ethnic Concerns.
Also available from Multicultural Growth and Witness, the November Newsletter (PDF).
—For social justice/taskforce chairs
From Skinner House Books:
an announcement of the 2011 Meditation Manual (PDF).
From Stewardship and Development:
Thank you for a great start to Association Sunday 2011; Blog posts on fundraising (PDF) and social media.
—For ministers, board presidents, finance and stewardship committees
From the UUA Bookstore:
Now available, Acts of Faith, the 2011-2012 UUA Common Read (PDF). Discounts available.
Also from the UUA Bookstore, find out how to host your own Book Fair (PDF) for your congregation.
—For congregational leaders
From the Unitarian Universalist Funding Program:
a flyer announcing scholarships available (PDF) for UU Law students and art majors
—For Law Students (enrolled or expected to enroll)
From the UUA Health Plan Office:
Announcing UUA Health Plan 2012 (PDF) Open Enrollment, rate reduction, and benefit increases.
—For congregational ministers, presidents, treasurers, board members and administrators
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