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Becoming a Congregation

New and Emerging Congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association

New Congregation Development (PDF, 51 pages)

Intend to Start a New Congregation? Contact Your District Staff

Creating a Congregation Website

Emerging Congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association

Openness of Your Congregation's Programming to the Inherent Worth and Dignity of Each Person

Your Congregation's Bylaws: A Guide to Effective Writing and Revising

A resource for emerging and new congregations on 501(c)(3) processes.

For questions concerning the incorporation of congregations, 501C3 and tax or legal related matters, please contact the office of the UUA's Executive Vice-President at administration @

Congregational Membership in the Unitarian Universalist Association

Harvest the Power: Developing Lay Leadership, UUA curriculum for church leaders

Public Relations Resources for Congregations

New Media Resources for Congregations

Belonging: The Meaning of Membership (PDF, 166 pages)Reports Issued by the Commission on Appraisal

Sustainable Action: Planting the Seeds of Relational Organizing (PDF, 7 pages)

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Last updated on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

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