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News and Blog Posts in the Central East Region
  • What on Earth is Juneteenth?

    From its Galveston, Texas roots, the observance of Juneteenth as the African American Emancipation Day began in 1865 and has triggered a series of far-reaching events that continue to reverberate over the decades—through the present, to the future.
    By Hope Johnson | 6/5/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ June 2017

    Featured Resource: Chalice Lighters ...
    5/26/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Are you familiar with Chalice Lighters?

    This program has been in place for decades in most areas of the United States as a way to fund growth in Unitarian Universalist congregations –...
    By Andrea Perry Lerner | 5/22/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Update on the Annual Program Fund

    We are thankful for your support of all of the congregations in our Association through your contributions to the UUA Annual Program Fund and your Central East Region. Just think about all of the lives reached by Unitarian Universalism nationally, and the important, painful and...
    By Central East Region of the UUA | 5/15/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • From Your Regional Lead: Prepping for General Assembly

    One of the things I’ve been doing to prepare for General Assembly this year is to work through these excellent preparatory materials provided by the Planning team. As the GA webpage puts it, “General Assembly in New Orleans will awaken and deepen the commitment of Unitarian...
    By Megan Foley | 5/8/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • UU Akron, OH Votes to Become Sanctuary Congregation

    On Sunday, April 23rd, the UU Church of Akron voted unanimously to declare itself a Sanctuary Congregation. They have already done much work in preparation for sanctuary and are now in the process of setting up space within their church for use by person(s) in sanctuary. The...
    5/5/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Is Your Congregation Participating in the #WhiteSupremacyTeachIn?

    More than half of all Unitarian Universalist congregations are joining the #WhiteSupremacyTeachIn. Is your congregation one of them? If not, are you wondering what exactly this is?...
    5/1/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ May 2017

    Featured Resource: Worship Web ...
    4/27/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • First Universalist Lyons Experiencing Revival

    The First Universalist Church (UU) of Lyons, OH is experiencing a revival in northwest Ohio. This small village (pop. 562) is just west of Greater Toledo, and the suburbs are steadily stretching out closer and closer to Lyons. The congregation’s new “G.O.D.” (Growth, Outreach,...
    By Joan Van Becelaere | 4/24/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Singing Our 'Broken Hallelujahs': The Prophetic imperative in a Messy World

    “The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election has done more than upset the political world. For Unitarians and Universalists—and many others—it has challenged the soul. Its meaning is far more than political. There are also moral, spiritual and religious meanings in what has happened and...
    4/17/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Thoughts in a Turbulent Time

    Sometimes you sit across from people you know well, even people you love, and you just cannot believe how far apart from them you feel.
    By Megan Foley | 4/10/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • From Your Regional Staff

    Friends, ...
    4/6/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Watch the UUA Presidential Candidates Forum

    For those of you who missed the forum on Saturday, April 1, or those of you who did watch it but want to review some of the things said, here is your opportunity....
    4/3/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Watch the CER UUA Presidential Candidate Forum

    For those of you who missed the forum on Saturday, April 1, or those of you who did watch it but want to review some of the things said, here is your opportunity. ...
    4/2/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ April 2017

    Featured Resource: Summer Camps ...
    3/27/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • GA Preparation Materials Available

    Prepare your heart, mind, and spirit to enter into the Resist and Rejoice experience in New Orleans, arriving at General Assembly ready to learn what the people, culture, history, and geography have to teach! Check out these resources to help you prepare. Before heading to GA,...
    3/20/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Focused Church

    Who knows why our Central East Region staff decided to schedule our congregational check-ins for February this year? What a surprising opportunity it turned out to be to see how congregations turn from crisis and overwhelm to resolve and commitment....
    By Megan Foley | 3/13/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore

    That’s the title of a recent book written by Joani and Thom Schultz. The title shouldn’t shock many of us anymore. There is a lot of evidence for its assertion.
    By Joan Van Becelaere | 3/6/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • CER Congregations in the News this Week

    Normally we share news stories about our CER congregations via social media, but this week there are so many, it seemed best to share them all here. Shout out to Rachel Walden, UUA Communications Specialist who curates the list for us. ...
    3/3/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ March 2017

    Featured Resource: Video Resources ...
    2/28/2017
    Filed in: CERG News

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