Find out what is happening in the Central East Region
News and Blog Posts in the Central East Region
  • Ohio Youth Learn About Homelessness

    For the last eleven years, youth at West Shore UU Church have spent a cold winter’s night outdoors to raise awareness of homelessness in our community. This year, we decided to do things a little differently. We added a day of learning at an organization working with people...
    By West Shore UU Church, Cleveland, OH | 4/6/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ April 2020

    Find out what's happening in the Central East Region! This month - General Assembly 2020, Pastoral Message from Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, Seaway Gathering, Safer Congregations Resources, Calendar Changes.
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Community UU Congregation in White Plains Shares Outreach Plan

    Are you struggling with how to share your virtual programming with your members? Here is a resource for you!
    By Community UU Congregation at White Plains, White Plains, NY | 3/30/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • CERSI is My Carrot

    I woke up smiling today, on Day Seven in our current State of National Emergency, declared by the President on Friday the 13th. How can I smile in the midst of a viral pandemic, you ask? I can think of two big reasons.
    Filed in: Better Together
  • The Church is its People

    What a week we have had. Seven days ago we were looking at when we might consider switching to virtual services and wondering if a week or two might serve. By Thursday we were rapidly moving to most churches canceling services and moving to virtual alternatives.
    By Beth Casebolt | 3/16/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Event Changes in the Central East Region

    Due to the threat that COVID-19 poses to susceptible members of our UU families and communities, we will be canceling, postponing or re-imagining all regional events for March and April.
    By Megan Foley | 3/11/2020
    Filed in: CERG News
  • CER Resource Pages: Conflict Engagement and How to Have Difficult Conversations

    Conflict is natural and exists in each and every congregation offering opportunities for growth and change. The goal for congregations is to develop a keen awareness of unhealthy conflict so that it can be diffused before it blows up into a major crisis.
    By Hope Johnson | 3/9/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • UU Wilmington Delaware Re-Dedicates Building

    Today we are here to celebrate and re-dedicate our house of worship. Believe it or not, this is the culmination of work that began five years ago with a building assessment which produced our Building Condition report.
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ March 2020

    Find out what's happening in the Central East Region! This month - General Assembly 2020, Seaway Gathering, CERSI & UUMAC open registration and Congregations as Good Employer Resources.
    Filed in: CERG News
  • How to Attend GA 2020 on a Budget

    Looking for ways to save money and still attend General Assembly this year? These tips can help.
    By Central East Region of the UUA | 2/27/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Get "All In For Climate Justice" at the UU-UNO's Intergenerational Spring Seminar!

    The 2020 Intergenerational Spring Seminar on Climate Justice is almost here! Discussions and events surrounding climate justice will be held for three days. Here's an overview of what to be excited about, from worship to workshops.
    By Alana Campbell | 2/24/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Looking for Summer Fun? Try UUMAC

    UUMAC, or the Unitarian Universalist Mid-Atlantic Community, gathers together for one week each year to build community and deepen our Unitarian Universalist faith through fun, friendship, music, dancing, learning and worship.
    Filed in: Better Together
  • What’s In a Phrase?

    Most – if not all – of our current social ills (war, the climate crisis, racism, immigration, economic inequality, for-profit healthcare, for-profit schools, mass incarceration) are a result of a worldview that looks at both people and planet as things to be used to profit those...
    By Renee Ruchotzke | 2/10/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Our Kids and the Klimate!

    On January 7, the Mt. Vernon Unitarian Church (MVUC) CAT (Climate Action Team) Education group organized a Kids and Klimate! Day for young people from PreK to 12th grade.
    By Mt Vernon Unitarian Church, Alexandria, VA | 2/3/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ February 2020

    Find out what's happening in the Central East Region! This month - WorshipWeb, Conflict Resources, River Rising, GA2020, CER is hiring and What Happens at CERSI?
    Filed in: CERG News
  • CER Resource Pages: Stewardship for Congregations

    Stewardship and generosity in congregations is one of our most important ministries, and is an expression of our covenantal practice of working together towards a common mission grounded in love and justice.
    By Patricia Infante | 1/27/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Growing Up at Summer Institute

    My first Summer Institute was at Bethany College in 1996. I was 19, and couldn’t wait to hear what everyone had been talking about. They weren’t wrong. I grew up in the Young Adult program, first being one of 4 total young adults, watching it grow into the robust program it is...
    Filed in: Better Together
  • How Do We Know When We Need Each Other?

    I don’t know if you’re like me, but I have trouble asking for help. First, it takes me forever to figure out I need help. Then I feel strange and awkward about asking - I don’t want to bother anyone.
    By Megan Foley | 1/13/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Want to join the CER Team? Job Opening for Field Staff

    Want to join the CER Team? Job Opening for Field Staff
    By Megan Foley | 1/6/2020
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Featured Resource Pages—Smaller Congregations

    Featured Resource Pages—Smaller Congregations
    Filed in: Better Together


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