Better Together
Better Together
  • Innovative Ways to Collect Donations

    Innovative Ways to Collect Donations from First UU Church of Niagara, Niagara Falls, NY.
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  • Join us for Youth Ministry Revival!

    Join us for Youth Ministry Revival March 1-3, 2019 in Bethesda, MD!
    By Shannon Harper | 1/14/2019
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  • CERSI Highlight - A Young Adult’s Reflection on the Youth Program

    CERSI Highlight - A Young Adult’s Reflection on the Youth Program
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  • Are You Prepared for Winter's Wrath?

    Are You Prepared for Winter's Wrath?
    By Beth Casebolt | 12/31/2018
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  • Holiday Greetings from the CER Staff

    Holiday Greetings from the CER Staff
    By Central East Region of the UUA | 12/24/2018
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  • Opportunities to Be a Part of Summer Institute

    Opportunities to Be a Part of Summer Institute
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  • O Holy Darkness

    Creative Darkness, closest friend, you whisper in the night;...
    By Megan Foley | 12/10/2018
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  • What are we building? And how are we building it?

    This blog is by guest Tyler Coles....
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  • With Gratitude...

    With Thanksgiving past and the holiday season approaching, this marks the beginning of the season of thankfulness and gratitude. And so we want to take this opportunity to say Thank You....
    By Central East Region of the UUA | 11/26/2018
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  • A New Day Rises for Your Congregation’s Racial Justice Efforts on January 26th in Fairfax, Virginia

    This past summer, I was pondering. Many of my congregational interactions went something like this: “We want to play a role in furthering racial justice work in our congregation, and figure out ways we might be contributing to white supremacy culture. We just can’t decide what...
    By Megan Foley | 11/19/2018
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  • Religious Educators are “Changing the Narrative”

    I have just returned from the annual Fall Conference of the Liberal Religious Educators Association in Houston TX. The theme was “Changing the Narrative” and issues of white supremacy culture within our denomination and the urgency of empowering and sustaining leaders of color...
    By Patricia Infante | 11/12/2018
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  • Ysaye Barnwell 2019 Summer Institute Theme Speaker

    Dr. Ysaye Barnwell will be the theme speaker for Summer Institute 2019, July 7-13 at Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH.
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  • Social Justice Learning at Home and Away

    There are many opportunities for all of us to learn more about various social justice issues in our homes, congregations or at trainings and events around the region. Here is a sampler of what is available. If you know of others, please recommend them in the comments!...
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  • Ohio Issue 1 - Electoral Justice Issue

    Ohio Issue 1, if passed, will dismantle much of the mass incarceration system in Ohio by reducing felony drug possession convictions to misdemeanors retroactively. This aligns with our UU commitments to resist white supremacy, embody solidarity with those harmed by the prison...
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  • UU Amherst Dedicates Free Food Pantry

    Two years ago, UU Church of Amherst, NY member Maria Ceraulo read a story online about a “Little Free Food Pantry” and thought, “Huh, we should do this,” and began floating the idea to her congregation. The congregation applied for and received a very generous grant from the...
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  • We Need Churches

    The communities where we live and work and go to school are constantly changing. The nation and the wider world is constantly changing.
    By Paula Cole Jones | 10/8/2018
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  • Summer Institute Has a New Name!

    THE RESULTS ARE IN! Summer Institute finally has a new name, chosen by an overwhelming majority vote of members of the SI community, and that new name is… Central East Region Summer Institute! Our new name is practical and descriptive, it echoes our old name (switching OMD to...
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  • Dealing with the Flaws

    I love tennis. I play it whenever I can (rather badly) and I am an avid fan. If there is tennis on TV, that’s what is showing at my house. I follow a number of the athletes, I’m on top of the news from the sport, I know exactly where the tour is going next, I have every...
    By Beth Casebolt | 9/24/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Be That Spark

    Recently we highlighted the Central East Region (CER) Chalice Lighter Program, sharing the HOW of applying for growth focused grants, and now we want to focus on WHY you as an individual should support this grant program....
    By Andrea Perry Lerner | 9/17/2018
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  • Falling Off the Log

    Introducing our new staff, Rev. Sunshine Wolfe.
    By Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe | 9/10/2018
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