February 2012 Bulletin: Beacon Press Presents New Titles; Submit Your Sermon; Discounts from the Church of the Larger Fellowship
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.
Beacon Press presents new titles now available in hardcover and paperback.
Stewardship and Development asks that you submit your best sermon on giving and faith for consideration for the annual Stewardship Sermon Award! See the flyer below for more details.
Church of the Larger Fellowship is offering discount prices on Unitarian Universalist (UU) pewter and enamel lapel pins and pendants through February.
We hope that you enjoy all of the materials offered here and in the list below.
Public Information Assistant
info @ uua.org
From Beacon Press:
An announcement of new titles available (PDF) in hardcover and paperback for January and February 2012.
From the Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF):
The CLF, a unique congregation without walls, offers discount prices (PDF) on its UU pewter & enamel lapel pins and pendants through February. Items can be found in the CLF Gift Shop. See flyer for details.
Also from CLF, hear from UUs who would enjoy being a snail-mail penpal for one of our prisoner-members (PDF)! See our flyer for details. Click here to learn more about the CLF Prison Ministry.
From General Assembly (GA) and Conference Services:
Inclusive, welcoming and accountable at GA 2012 (PDF). There will be something for everyone at this Justice GA!
From International Resources:
International News (PDF) from the UUA.
—For ministers, presidents and publicity committees
From the Joseph Priestly District Office:
Announcing the 2012 JPD Worship Arts Festival Registration Form (PDF). The festival will take place February 24-25, 2011 at the UU Church of Rockville, Maryland.
From Ministries and Faith Development:
The new Tapestry of Faith multigenerational program Wisdom from Hebrew Scriptures builds Bible literacy while examining ancient stories of Abraham and Isaac, Sarah and Hagar, Joshua and the Battle of Jericho, and others through a Unitarian Universalist lens. Congregations, clusters, and summer programs are needed to field test (PDF)!
—For religious educators, ministers and lay leaders
Also from MFD, a new four-session immigration justice program for grades 1-6 includes a Family Night, as Unitarian Universalists prepare this spring to address the central focus of General Assembly 2012 in Phoenix. With Justice and Compassion by Mandy Neff is available for free online for congregations to preview, download and adapt. Download the program from the UUA’s Cooking Together blog post and website focused on immigration justice.
—For ministers, religious educators, and lay leaders
From Multicultural Growth and Witness:
Now available the Multicultural Growth and Witness January Newsletter (PDF).
—For social justice/taskforce chairs
From Stewardship and Development:
Submit your best sermon (PDF) on giving and faith for consideration for the annual Stewardship Sermon Award!
For more information contact info @ uua.org.
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