Meet Your Field Staff!
We on your Congregational Life field staff are here to support you in your ministries, to guide you toward effective governance, to connect you with other congregations, to challenge you to be in covenantal relationships, and to companion you so that you feel known, cared for, heard, seen and affirmed as a member congregation of the UUA.
Congregational Life is made up of five regional field staff teams led by the Director of Congregational Life that work with district and regional boards to support the health and growth of congregations and other Unitarian Universalist communities.
Visit LeaderLab for tips, tools and resources for leaders and leadership development! Access trainings, guides, webinars and articles to help your congregation serve its mission in the world!
Engage in rich and meaningful professional development and collegial relationships.
UUA Benefit Programs? Annual Program Fund information? Available Grants and Loans? Crowdsourcing? We have a lot to offer congregations!
Provide vital information for visitors, UU World magazine subscriptions for your members, and easy access to UUA support services.
Create a physically, sexually, and emotionally safer space for children and adults. Learn how to manage issues before an emergency strikes.
Communicate in ways to establish and strengthen your religious community, grow your membership, and raise awareness of Unitarian Universalism beyond your congregation's doors.
Enrich members' lives through connections ministries, reach new audiences, and develop community partners for effective outreach.
A Flexible Pathway to Membership
Nicole Duff, Unitarian Universalist Association of Membership Professionals , East Shore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, WAFrom LeaderLabMake joining more accessible and inclusive by allowing potential new members to find their own way to membership.
Policies in a Tiny Church
Darcey Elizabeth Hegvik LaineFrom LeaderLabIn churches with fewer than 30 members, keep your policies simple and practical.
UU 2023: Innovative Young Adult Ministry
Neighborhood UU Church of Pasadena, Pasadena, CA, Summer AlbayatiFrom LeaderLabHear the story of how UU 2030 Young Adult Ministry grew from 4 to 40 active participants at Neighborhood UU Church in Pasadena, CA.