Embodying UU DNA
Embodying UU DNA for Leadership Development

Embodying Unitarian Universalist (UU) "DNA"—one of the recommended leadership development competencies— includes:

  • Developing and embodying faithfulness to core UU values and theology.
  • Knowing UU history and traditions.

Core Values

Integrity in our faith.


  • Covenantal relationships within the congregation, with other UU congregations and with the wider world.
  • Learn about UU history.
  • Engage with UU theologies and ethics.
  • Participate in the wider UU movement.



Web Articles

On-Demand Webinars



About the Authors

  • Rev. Renee Ruchotzke (ruh-HUT-skee) has served as a Congregational Life Consultant in the Central East Region since September of 2010. She serves congregation in Northeast Ohio and Western New York. She is part of the LeaderLab Design team providing Leadership Development resources and other trainings to congregations.
  • For more information, see the UUA.org page about the Central East Region .

For more information contact conglife@uua.org.

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