UUA Ministries and Faith Development

The Ministries and Faith Development (MFD) staff group serves Unitarian Universalism by creating healthy, transformative, multigenerational, and diverse ministries and religious education. MFD includes a Director's Office and several functional offices.

The Transitions Office supports congregations facing or planning changes in their professional ministry with counsel and resources, including interim ministry. We also advise ministers on career planning. Find Transitions Office staff members.

The Office of Church Staff Finance provides information, services, and programs—including the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Health Plan and Retirement Plan—used by Unitarian Universalist congregations and their ministers, religious educators, and other employees in matters of fair compensation and benefits arrangements. Find Office of Church Staff Finance staff members.

The Lifespan Faith Engagement Office provides resources for lifespan religious education, worship, advocacy, and social action that nurture Unitarian Universalist identity, spiritual growth, a transforming faith, and vital communities of justice and love. The Office also supports all Unitarian Universalist youth and young adults through advocacy, education, training, and resource development. Find Lifespan Faith Engagement Office staff members.

The Credentialing Office and Professional Development Office work with people preparing for credentialing in ministry, religious education, and music leadership and support their ongoing professional development to help our religious professionals live fully into their callings and to enrich their service to Unitarian Universalist congregations. Find Credentialing and Professional Development Office staff members.

The Worship Arts Office provides resources for those who plan and lead worship. This includes WorshipWeb (an online library of worship materials); educational resources about the theology and practice of worship; and Braver/Wiser, a weekly spiritual bulletin. Find Worship Arts Office staff members.

MFD fax: (617) 742-2875

Related UUA Resources

Staff

Transitions

Office of Church Staff Finances

LGBTQ and Multicultural Ministries

Lifespan Faith Engagement

Credentialing and Professional Development