Better Together
Better Together
  • The Season of Gratitude

    As we enter into the season of gratitude, this “savoring” time that leads to the Harvest, I find myself thinking of the nuanced differences between appreciation and gratitude.
    By Hope Johnson | 11/11/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Have you heard of No Child Goes Hungry?

    No Child Goes Hungry (NCGH) is a nonprofit envisioned and created by UU minister, Rev. Kären Rasmussen. With the dream of eliminating childhood hunger in every neighborhood, NCGH's concept is pretty simple.
    11/4/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Video from the New Day Rising Conference - MNY

    Video from the New Day Rising Conference in Manhasset, NY
    11/1/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Congregations Working Together

    At a time when resources are not always at a level we would like them to be at, we may find that pooling our resources with our neighboring congregations is beneficial. We are literally Better Together in this sense.
    By Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe | 10/28/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Election Work in Our Congregations

    Resources for congregations working in this year's upcoming elections.
    10/21/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Featured Resource Pages—Communications and Social Media

    Featured Resource Pages—Communications and Social Media
    10/14/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Shifting How We Support Youth Leaders

    This past summer Central East Region piloted a new leadership experience for Youth called River Rising.
    By Shannon Harper | 10/7/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • A Time for Reconnecting

    Although there will undoubtedly be a few more warm days ahead, Autumn has started weaving brilliantly colored autumnal threads. This season does not work especially well for me because winter is, for me, a harsh and cold season.
    By Hope Johnson | 9/30/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Allegheny UU Church Children Show Support for Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

    Allegheny UU Church Children Show Support for Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh as part of a Beautification project.
    9/23/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Join Us for the Climate Strike September 20, 2019

    On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis.
    9/16/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • The Start of New Things – And More Staff Adjustments in CER

    One of the things we don’t get here in Washington DC is the slight nip in the air that tells you that the school year is about to begin (and allows you to wear your new school clothes rather than your old sweaty summer clothes for another month) but nevertheless, it is September...
    By Megan Foley | 9/9/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • LeaderLab Offers Resources, Classes and More for Congregational Leaders

    As Susan Frederick-Gray mentioned during her president’s report at General Assembly in June, LeaderLab is a tremendous resource for congregational leaders.
    By Kathy McGowan, Jonipher Kūpono Kwong, Renee Ruchotzke | 9/2/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Prison Literacy Project in Northeast Ohio

    The UU Congregation of Greater Canton (UUCGC), though fewer in members, has had an important compassion and justice presence in their community. A few years ago they started a project to collect books for incarcerated individuals at the Stark County Jail, which got a lot of...
    8/26/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Do You Know Who Your Primary Contact Is?

    A Primary Contact is assigned to every congregation in the Central East Region. Do you know who yours is and what they do?
    8/19/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Bells will Ring on Sunday, August 25 in Commemoration of Important Moment in the History of the United States of America

    On August 25, 1619, the ship the White Lion arrived in Hampton, Virginia. The ship contained enslaved Africans. This is the first recorded arrival of Africans in America. This year, this anniversary will be commemorated at Fort Monroe as a day of healing and and reconciliation.
    8/12/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Artist Inspired by Seven Principles

    Our UU congregational tradition practices freedom of both pulpit and pew. Ministers are given the privilege to share their understandings from the pulpit, and member are free to agree or disagree.
    8/5/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Who Are You Expecting?

    I was spending the late afternoon before the June 2018 UU Minister’s Association Ministry Days exploring the hotel and riding the escalators with my 3 and 4 year old children while we waited for the Opening Reception (“party” to my children).
    By Evin Carvill Ziemer | 7/29/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Help UU Church of Arlington Recover from Historic Flooding

    At UUCA, the storm’s heavy rain resulted in almost 70 percent of the church’s lower level being covered in one to two inches of standing water – causing significant water damage to the affected areas.
    7/22/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Summer Institute is Moving!

    California here we come - PA that is. Summer Institute (CERSI) is moving to California University of Pennsylvania just south of Pittsburgh for next year. Next year on July 12-18, 2020 the CERSI community will convene in California, PA.
    7/15/2019
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Returning Home

    One of the blessings of getting out of your normal surroundings is that it inspires you to see thing anew when you return
    By David Pyle | 7/8/2019
    Filed in: Better Together

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