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UUA Large Congregations Team
ZZZ-RETIRED UUA Large Congregations Team
Membership Growth & Outreach, Large Congregations

The Large Congregations Team (LCT) is an inter-departmental panel which includes Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) staff and representatives from key large church constituencies. It meets on a regular basis to examine the needs of large churches, review the UUA's efforts to serve them, and establish priorities for our ongoing work with large congregations.

Mission: The Large Congregations Team supports and encourages large congregation ministry in our movement. To do this the Team will:

  • Scan the large congregation environment in search of instances and patterns of success and challenge for our large congregations;
  • Advocate for the application of UUA resources in line with needs and opportunities facing large congregations;
  • Support larger mid-size congregations in their size transitions to large congregations.

Current members of the LCT are:

  • Harlan Limpert, Director for Congregational Growth and Vitality, and Large Congregations Team Convener
    hlimpert [at] uua [dot] org
  • Laurel Amabile, Annual Program Fund Director
    lamabile [at] uua [dot] org
  • Liz Jones, Director of Religious Education and Family Ministry, First Unitarian Universalist (UU) Church, San Diego, CA
    liz [at] firstuusandiego [dot] org
  • Peter Morales, President of the UUA
    pmorales [at] uua [dot] org
  • Richard Speck, Joseph Priestley District, District Executive
    richard [at] jpduua [dot] org
  • Roger Fritts, Senior Minister, Cedar Lane UU Church, Bethesda, MD
    rfritts [at] cedarlane [dot] org
  • Sarah Lammert, Director of Ministry & Faith Development
    slammert [at] uua [dot] org
  • Terasa Cooley, Director of Congregational Life
    tcooley [at] uua [dot] org 
  • Stefan Jonasson, Director for Large Congregations
    sjonasson [at] uua [dot] org

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