The Welcoming Congregation Bulletin Archive

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The Welcoming Congregation Bulletin is a monthly newsletter that keeps readers connected to the work of building a welcoming and inclusive community where all people can bring their full authentic selves.

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Newsletters sent before October 2013 are PDF files.


  • June 2014
    Study Guide on Sexual and Gender Diversity, Workplace Protections, March to End Bullying, Multicultural Ministries Sharing Project Report
  • April 2014
    Asexual 101, Mamas Day, Inclusive Church Auction, LGBTQ Immigrants
  • March 2014
    Building the World We Dream About, OWL trainings, "I Love My Moms," Uganda
  • February 2014
    Sexuality courses, reproductive justice + LGBTQ webinar, OK We Are Ready, Mass Moral March
  • January 2014
    Queer video clip, Courageous Love Awards, "coming out" as a minister, new UUA youth anti-racism program


  • December 2013
    Gen Silent, Thirty Days of Love, OUTreach expands, Nelson Mandela's legacy
  • November 2013
    Welcoming Congregation map, Transgender Day of Remembrance, welcoming military members and people with disabilities
  • October 2013
    Welcome young adults, “come out” as Welcoming, sharing stories from the margins, homeless LGBTQ youth
  • September 2013
    New transgender curriculum, ENDA, Bayard Rustin, American Indian tribe legalizes same-sex marriage
  • August 2013
    Gender neutral bathrooms, racism and homophobia, FDA blood ban, Multicultural Ministries Sharing Project
  • July 2013
    LGBTQ rights maps, God Loves Uganda, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, General Assembly changes bylaws
  • June 2013
    Traveling photo exhibits, renew Welcoming status, UUs support GSAs, General Assembly
  • May 2013
    10 ways to deepen welcome, Pride, UU minister speaks out from closet, Jason Collins
  • April 2013
    Mama’s Day, Black & Pink prison ministry, intersex lesbian marriage perspective, Interweave awards
  • March 2013
    Inclusive language guidance, inclusive immigration laws, a day without pronouns, UU-UNO Spring Seminar
  • February 2013
    LGBTQ organizing academy, reproductive justice, a Welcoming anniversary celebration, immigration reform
  • January 2013
    LGBTQ community centers, Thirty Days of Love, welcoming homeless guests, UUs celebrate marriage victories


  • December 2012
    Financial grants for love, Interweave, welcoming the “nones,” six UU trans religious professionals new hires
  • November 2012
    Call4Equality, Transgender Day of Remembrance, UUs rally for freedom to marry, groundbreaking LGBT poll
  • October 2012
    Transgender webinar, voting on the side of love, Undocubus, new LGBTQ Ministries staff
  • September 2012
    Nondiscrimination statements, National Coming Out Day, OUTreach, UUA adds “queer”