Better Together
Better Together
  • UU Fellowship of Newark Receives Get Out The Vote Grant

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark in Newark, Delaware, led by members Karen Barker and Catriona Binder-Macleod, recently applied for and received a $500 grant from the Fund for UU Social Responsibility
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  • New Online Course: Transgender Inclusion in Congregations

    Is your congregation ready to take your welcome to the next level?...
    By Alex Kapitan | 8/20/2018
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  • A Traditional Ethics for a Sustainable Future

    We are living in a time of great change, where the forces of greed, selfishness, and fear have been unleashed and the future is unclear.
    By Renee Ruchotzke | 8/13/2018
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  • Need Some Skills as a Board Member?

    Do you have new board members joining your leadership team this year? Do you have returning board members?...
    By Beth Casebolt | 8/6/2018
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  • Thank You to Our Honor Congregations

    Each year congregations as asked to give to the Central East Region and the UUA to support us in providing services to all our congregations. Congregations that give the recommended amount are called Honor Congregations. Do remember that the UUA year runs from July 1 through...
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  • Rev. David Pyle To Join New England Region Team for One Year

    As sometimes happens within the Army Reserve, Rev. David Pyle informed the UUA this week that mission changes have led to his unit not taking a Chaplain overseas on their upcoming mission, and as such he would not be going on leave from the UUA as planned.
    By Megan Foley, Woullard Lett | 7/28/2018
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  • Grow Your Skills In Battling White Supremacy Culture This Summer!

    One of the things I love about summer is the way you can let concepts and ideas seep into you in a new way, swim around in your heart and gut, forming their own new paths of meaning and inspiring more active steps when the time is right. In that vein, the Central East Region...
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  • Introducing Paula Cole Jones

    We are delighted to announce that Paula Cole Jones will be joining the Central East Regional staff for one year as field staff, to fill in for Rev. David Pyle as he deploys to the Middle East.
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  • What Four Years Has Taught Me

    For the last four years, I have had the honor of serving the congregations of the Central East Region of the UUA, first as the District Executive of the Joseph Priestley District, and then as a Primary Contact and as a specialist in governance, staffing, ministry, and pastoral...
    By David Pyle | 7/9/2018
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  • Summertime!

    July 1 marks the beginning of the summer season for the UUA. During July and August, the UUA has a shorter work day from 9a to 4p. Our regional staff also work shorter days during these two months....
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  • Remembering Wendi Winters

    July 1, 2018 at 6 pm ET. You are invited to gather to remember the extraordinary Wendi Winters.
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  • Home from General Assembly 2018

    Whew! We're recovering from a long week at General Assembly in Kansas City, MO. As this publishes, many of your CER staff are traveling home from Missouri and wading back through our email inboxes. We'll be back in our offices and caught up by next week....
    By Beth Casebolt | 6/25/2018
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  • Can't Be In Kansas City? You Can Still Participate in General Assembly!

    If you are unable to attend General Assembly, the UUA's annual business meeting in Kansas City this year, you have other options to participate, including being a delegate. It's not too late to decide to do any of these options!...
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  • Maintaining the Beloved Community

    Summer is a glorious season. Traditionally it’s sold as a leisure time, a time to relax, enjoy yourself, get outdoors and have some fun.
    By Shannon Harper | 6/11/2018
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  • Delegate at General Assembly? Look Here!

    Attending General Assembly can be an overwhelming experience even for those who have attended several times. Being a delegate and needing to understand what is happening in plenary is even more challenging....
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  • Annual Seaway Gathering

    The annual Seaway Gathering and Gould Lecture was held on April 13-14, 2018 at the First UU Society of Syracuse, NY....
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  • Relentlessly Useful Resources for Leadership Development

    What would Unitarian Universalism look like if we trained our lay leaders as highly as we train other religious professionals such as ministers and religious educators? We would no longer be able to joke that we’re too disorganized to be called “organized religion.”...
    By Renee Ruchotzke | 5/21/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Falling Forward

    You may remember that last spring the UUA was embroiled in a controversy over hiring practices for staff such as myself who serve our congregations.
    By Megan Foley | 5/14/2018
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  • Opportunities for Community at Summer Institute

    Summer Institute is a great vacation option for families, youth and adults of all ages! It is an all-inclusive vacation that includes meals, accommodations and enough programing that you have plenty to choose from. Sometimes people are nervous to go the first time. Well this is...
    By Amy Kent | 5/7/2018
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  • Resources for General Assembly 2018

    Attending General Assembly is a whirlwind of activity. Attending for your first time can be overwhelming! Your Central East Region team wants you to feel prepared. Here are some resources we think you might find helpful. Several are good for off site attendees as well as on site...
    By Beth Casebolt | 4/30/2018
    Filed in: Better Together


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