Natalie Briscoe

Congregational Life Staff

Southern Region in Congregational Life


Telephone: (512) 296-5396

Photo of Natalie Briscoe

Natalie Aguila Briscoe received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000 where her focus was on learning and perception across the lifespan and her Master's Degree in counseling and human development from the University of North Texas in 2002. She has amassed over a decade as a Religious Educator, serving congregations in the Southern and Pacific Western Regions. Natalie joined the Unitarian Universalist Association's Congregational Life Staff in 2013, began serving as the Co-Lead of the Southern Region in 2018, and transitioned to the sole Lead of the Region in 2021. She is the recipient of the Norma Veridan Award for unique and outstanding service in Religious Education and the Ruth Clark Award for Excellence in Service to Unitarian Universalism. Natalie is a proud Queer Pinay woman whose ministry is to help congregations become the best institutional incarnation of Unitarian Universalism that they can be.

From Natalie Briscoe

Displaying 1 - 10 of 24


Look for the Unbuilders
From LeaderLab
The purpose of the church is not to keep its structures in place. The purpose of the church is to be the institutional incarnation of Love on earth.

Southern Region

Welcome to the 2022-2023 Congregational Year!
From Southern Region
As the wheel turns, there are so many changes in these seasons of congregational life. There are things to mourn and things to celebrate....
Southern Region Board Training 2022
From Southern Region
The Southern Region is excited to offer more support to congregations and their governing boards with our Southern Region Board Training 2022! This...
When to Call
From Southern Region
Just as an individual joins a congregation to amplify their values, so does a congregation join the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). The UUA is...
But Why Does Our Congregation Need a Covenant? Do We Have to Have One?
From Southern Region
Unitarian Universalists are a covenantal, not a creedal, Faith. There is no belief requirement, or creed, that you have to say to join us in community,...
Dear Congregations
From Southern Region
Dear Congregations, There are a couple of things that have been on my heart lately....
More Rest Than Rest
From Southern Region
I am tired. Exhausted even. Some days I can’t get off the couch, and other days I find myself forgetful, unable to concentrate, fidgety, anxious, or...
Welcome to the 2021-2022 Congregational Year!
From Southern Region
The start-up to this congregational year seems more fraught than in previous years. It has felt impossible in recent months to set a course for our...
The Arduous Wisdom of Letting Go
From Southern Region
As a team building exercise for the Congregational Life Leadership Team, we were each tasked with presenting an object
Post-Pandemic Southern Region Programming
From Southern Region
Faith Development is all we do. Unitarian Universalism is the Faith we teach. The congregation is the curriculum....

For more information contact .