MidAmerica Region Newsletter
  • MidAmerica Job Openings

    Did you know you can search for jobs available in MidAmerica congregations through the UUA’s At-A-Glance Jobs Board? Just visit and click on “MidAmerica Region” under the “Refine Your Search” column.
  • Webinars March-May

    Safe Congregations March 14, Membership April 10, Tending to Grief, May 7
  • Brilliant Bits from Boston: 2019 General Assembly Ware Lecture by Richard Blanco!

    Richard Blanco was selected by President Barack Obama to serve as the fifth presidential inaugural poet. He wrote and performed his poem, “Boston Strong,” at Fenway Park in the aftermath of the marathon bombings. He has crafted and performed poems for the 10th anniversary of...
  • Register for MidWest Leadership School!

    JULY 14-20, 2019 - MidWest Leadership School is a week-long intensive program in leadership and group dynamics. Led by lay and ordained staff with a deep understanding of UU congregations, MWLS develops both youth and adults into congregational leaders...
  • Welcome to the Month of Love!

    Well, actually, every month should be a month of love in my books, but February is the time that we’re reminded to think of the people whom we love. Parents, family, friends, partners, people not related to us—we do well to remember, each day, those we love, and show that love...
    By Lisa Presley | 2/5/2019
  • Knowing Ourselves: Undoing Racism as Spiritual Practice

    Webinar hosted by Julica Hermann de la Fuente, a UU Lay Community Minister and a candidate for UU ministry. “Knowing Ourselves” was the first installment of Changing Systems, Changing Ourselves: Anti-racist Practice for Sanctuary, Accompaniment & Resistance, a four-session...
  • Regional Assembly Registration Open

    April 5-7, 2019, at the Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel. UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray will be our keynoter, and from that presentation to our conversation with the Commission on Institutional Change, the workshops, and our worship will explore our theme,...
  • 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....


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