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  • General Assembly Registration Opens March 1

    General Assembly 2017 will be held in New Orleans, LA on June 21-25. Registration and housing for the general public open March 1. Here is some basic information you need to know about GA. The theme this year is Resist and Rejoice!...
    2/27/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Fall Interview Report: What did our Advisory Council find?

    The Central East Region has an Advisory Council of lay and ordained volunteers who work with the Director of Congregational Life, Rev. Scott Tayler, to both assess the needs of our congregations and to track the effectiveness of our regional staff in meeting those needs. The...
    2/13/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Fall Interview Report: What did our Advisory Council find?

    The Central East Region has an Advisory Council of lay and ordained volunteers who work with the Director of Congregational Life, Rev. Scott Tayler, to both assess the needs of our congregations and to track the effectiveness of our regional staff in meeting those needs. The...
    2/7/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • First Baltimore Celebrates Bicentennial of its Founding in February

    The First Unitarian Church of Baltimore is observing the bicentennial of its founding on February 10, 1817, in a weekend-long celebration on February 10-12, 2017. First Unitarian is the oldest building in North America built to be and continuously used as a Unitarian church....
    2/2/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Congregation Takes a Risk - and Succeeds

    During the Martin Luther King Day Weekend, the Unitarian Universalist Society of Mill Creek, in Newark Delaware, invited racial justice organizer and activist Chris Crass to present a Courage for Racial Justice / Courage for Liberation Conference and Training that brought...
    1/30/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ February 2017

    Featured Resource: State Advocacy Networks ...
    1/27/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Celebrating 200 Years of Universalism in Western New York

    Many churches celebrate important anniversaries, but it’s rare that congregational historians take a wider view. But when Bill Parke, the Church Historian of the UU Church of Buffalo noted this anniversary, he researched the topic and came up with this lovely display and story...
    1/23/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • A Fond Farewell and a Bright Beginning

    January 16, 2017 ...
    1/16/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Are you ready to Show the Love this week?

    “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” MLK, Jr....
    By Hope Johnson | 1/16/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Original Blessing Announces New Programming Schedule

    Since Fall 2015, Original Blessing has met twice a month at Greenpoint’s San Damiano Mission Church, offering our special blend lay-led, uniquely inspired worship and celebration. It is by the faithful goodwork of our core group that we’ve kept our fire burning, survived the...
    1/9/2017
    Filed in: CERG News
  • 30 Days of Love: Fortify the Movement

    So many of us deeply desire to live on the side of love when it comes to social justice movements. Organizer (and Unitarian Universalist) Elandria Williams talks about the role of our faith in social movements as providing ‘spiritual and political fortification’....
    1/9/2017
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ January 2017

    Featured Resource: 30 Days of Love ...
    12/27/2016
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Happy Greetings from the CER Staff

    From all of us at the Central East Region, we wish you Happy Holidays and a joyous New Year....
    12/26/2016
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Holiday Greetings!

    12/19/2016
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Perspectives from Standing Rock

    At the beginning of November, Jo VonRue (our Ministerial Intern here in Binghamton) and I traveled up to the Standing Rock camp in North Dakota to support the Sioux tribe. They are fighting to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipe Line on sacred lands and which threatens...
    By Douglas Taylor | 12/19/2016
    Filed in: Better Together
  • First Unitarian Church of Cleveland Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

    On January 14, 1867, our congregation was founded with the Bond of Union. On January 14, 2017 we will mark our 150th anniversary with a celebratory service and reception at Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio. This event brings together UU congregations from the greater...
    12/13/2016
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Truce Day in a War Zone

    by Jo VonRue...
    By Jennifer "Jo" VonRue | 12/12/2016
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Summer Institute Looking for Tshirt Designs for 2017

    It’s that time of the year! No, not that thing with the carols… it’s time for us to ask our wonderful, talented community for designs for the Summer Institute 2017 t-shirt! ...
    12/12/2016
    Filed in: CERG News
  • The Waiting Season

    The Advent Season offers each of us an opportunity to recognize that it is not only a season of waiting, but also a season of preparation. It’s a Both/And.
    By Hope Johnson | 12/5/2016
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ December 2016

    Featured Resource: Guest In Your Pulpit ...
    11/29/2016
    Filed in: CERG News

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