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Carlton Elliott Smith

Full name: Rev. Carlton Elliott Smith

Congregational Life Staff

Pacific Western Region in Congregational Life

Email: csmith@uua.org

Telephone: (703) 577-0799

Rev. Carlton Smith

Rev. Carlton E. Smith is the Regional Lead for the Pacific Western Region. From 2013 to 2020, he was a member of the UUA Congregational Life Staff Group serving in the Southern Region. Before that, he was a parish minister serving UU congregations in Metro New York, Greater Boston, Northern Virginia and Oakland, California. Rev. Smith graduated from both Howard University's School of Business and its School of Divinity (summa cum laude). He's been a candidate for US Congress and for State Senate, both in his home state of Mississippi. Rev. Smith was a founding member of the Organizing Collective for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. He currently serves as a Board Member for the Living Legacy Project and is a member of the Campaign Board for the LGBTQ Victory Fund.

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LeaderLab

Compassionate Communication

Carlton Elliott Smith

From LeaderLab
Discover ways we can engage with one another even when we disagree through compassionate communication....

Our Stories

Pacific Western Region

Announcing...Two New Staff Members for the UUA Pacific Western Region!

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Pacific Western Region
Dear friends--
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Southern Region

We See You

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Southern Region
Thank you to all the Board Presidents, Ministers and other congregational leaders who took our call or got back to us when we reached out to you during our
Commencement

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Southern Region
I’m writing to share with you a recent development in my professional life.
Pastoral Care During This Pandemic

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Southern Region
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused us to radically rethink the ways in which we do congregational life as Unitarian Universalists.
All Life Is a Gift

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Southern Region
Like everyone else, we, your Southern Region UUA Staff, continue to adjust to the emerging reality that is the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Voting and Thanksgiving

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Southern Region
This week was a difficult one for me and many of my fellow Unitarian Universalists in Mississippi. On Election Day, we saw the affirmation of the existing power structure by voters who elected and...
Away for a Little While: A Short Q&A

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Southern Region
Greetings and love to everyone! As of June 16, I’m on leave from my work with the UUA Southern Region! Since the beginning of the year, I have been a candidate for Mississippi’s 10th State Senate...
Mother’s Day without Mother

Carlton Elliott Smith

From Southern Region
This Sunday will be my first Mother’s Day without my mom, Luberta Elliott Smith. She died peacefully a week ago at the age of 84 after many years of declining health and multiple medical issues. I...

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