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News and Blog Posts in the Central East Region
  • 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...
    7/23/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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.
    7/16/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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....
    7/2/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Remembering Wendi Winters

    July 1, 2018 at 6 pm ET. You are invited to gather to remember the extraordinary Wendi Winters.
    6/29/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ July 2018

    Featured Resource: Becoming a Safer Congregation Handbook ...
    6/27/2018
    Filed in: CERG News
  • 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
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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!...
    6/18/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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
    Filed in: Better Together
  • CER Welcomes Paula Cole Jones as Interim Congregational Life Staff

    The Central East Region is delighted to announce that Paula Cole Jones will be joining the CER staff for one year as field staff, to fill in for Rev. David Pyle as he deploys to the Middle East. Paula is a lifelong UU who has been serving our faith for decades, and we're looking...
    6/5/2018
    Filed in: CERG News
  • 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....
    6/4/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • Help End Mass Incarceration in Ohio June 10-17

    We Can Help End Mass Incarceration in Ohio ...
    5/31/2018
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ June 2018

    Is your cluster of congregations looking for programming to meet congregational needs for the upcoming year? Not sure what options are available to you? ...
    5/29/2018
    Filed in: CERG News
  • 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....
    5/28/2018
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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
    Filed in: Better Together
  • 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
  • Opportunities for Connection ~ May 2018

    Featured Resource: UUA LeaderLab ...
    4/27/2018
    Filed in: CERG News
  • Sharing Vision Statements

    After developing a vision statement, it can sometimes be difficult to communicate how it should impact the ministry of the congregation. The UU Fellowship of Greater Cumberland created this stunning Vision Visual to help guide that process. They plan to share it at…and post it...
    4/23/2018
    Filed in: Better Together

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