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  • Winter 2019 Chalice Lighter Call

    Winter 2019 Chalice Lighter call will fund growth projects from The Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Bemidji, Minnesota and The Michael Servetus Unitarian Society in Fridley, Minnesota. Donate by March 31.
  • Upcoming Webinars on Safe Congregations and the UUA APF

    UUA Annual Program Fund on Monday, February 11 and Safe Congregations: Where to Begin? on Thursday, March 14
  • TRUUsT Releases Unprecedented Report on Trans UUs

    TRUUsT (Transgender Religious professional UUs Together) released a report ( ) that provides an unprecedented look at the experiences of trans Unitarian Universalists, based on a survey of hundreds of trans UUs conducted in spring 2018 by TRUUsT...
  • UU Leadership Institute Announces Spring Courses

    Creating a Culture of Volunteer Sustainability with Laura Beth Brown ($30) Co-Creating Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in our Congregations with Beth Zemsky ($15)
  • MidAmerica Region has moved to the UUA website!

    As of January, the MidAmerica Region has moved its web pages to the UUA website! In order to streamline operations and share resources, we are now at
  • Welcome to 2019!

    As always, the new year brings a flurry of activities here in MidAmerica, like planning for our Regional Assembly in Saint Louis, Missouri, April 5-7, 2019. And this year, we’re busy moving our website to
    By Phillip Lund | 1/3/2019
  • Dismantling Systemic White Supremacy

    Intersectionality addresses how specific identities compound to disempower people due to accepted (and often unseen) systems of power at work in society.
    By Sharon Dittmar | 1/3/2019
  • Watch this space for more on Regional Assembly

    We're looking forward to a fantastic three days at the Marriott St Louis Airport in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to our Keynote Presenter, UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, there will be a full slate of exciting workshops and inspiring worship services. For more...
  • website is moving

    You may have noticed when clicking on some links at, that you are sent to new pages! We're in the process of moving our website to: You may want to bookmark that link for future reference.
  • Certification of Membership for UUA Congregations - Due Feb. 1

    Each year, congregations are required to submit their annual Certification of Membership report online by the end of business on February 1 to the UUA.
  • Propose Nominees from Your Congregation to UUA MidAmerica Region Boards and Committees by January 7

    The Nominating Committee of the MidAmerica Region (MAR) of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) seeks your help. Unitarian-Universalists are committed to diverse volunteer leadership, and our committee is seeking candidates for the Regional Board and the Nominating...
  • Love Keeps Reaching Out Workshop

    The Unitarian Universalist Church of Willmar, Minnesota, will be hosting a Love Reaches Out workshop on February 16, 2019, from 10 am to 3:30 pm Central Time.
  • Camp UniStar is Looking for 2019 Summer Staff

    Camp UniStar is looking for 2019 summer staff to spend the summer where memories are made and community is cherished. Camp UniStar is a UU family camp located on an island in beautiful northern Minnesota. Camp UniStar offers competitive pay and lifeguard training reimbursement....
  • Upcoming Webinars in 2019

    Upcoming webinars: Fostering Congregational Stewardship on Monday, January 14, and UUA Annual Program Fund on Monday, February 11
  • 2019 Intergenerational Spring Seminar

    “Equity in Action: Gender in an Intersecting World” in New York City, April 11-13, 2019. Registration is open through February 25; rates increase after Jan 21. More at
  • Brilliant Bits from Boston: Free Board Training

    Looking to start the year off with some FREE Board Training? From UU Leader Lab comes a 12 session course for Board members .
  • Happy Holidays from the MidAmerica Region staff

    We wish you and yours all the best the season has to offer.
  • Ian Evison to Retire in April

    MidAmerica Regional Lead Ian Evison plans to retire as Congregational Life Consultant and staff lead with the MidAmerica Region this Spring.
  • Dismantling White Supremacy Resource of the Month - Brittany Packnett

    2018 Ware Lecturer Brittany Packnett’s "talk offers much for us to reflect upon as we examine the impacts of racism and white supremacy culture within our faith.”
  • Jessica York Appointed Director of Congregational Life

    Your MidAmerica regional staff welcomes Jessica York and looks forward to working with her in future!


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