David Pyle

Full name: Rev. David Pyle

Rev. David Pyle

The Rev. David Pyle is the Regional Lead and a Congregational Life Consultant with the MidAmerica Regional Staff.

Rev. Pyle holds a Masters of Divinity from the Meadville Lombard Theological School and a Bachelors of Arts in History and Political Science from East Tennessee State University. He completed his Clinical Pastoral Education Residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinios. He has served as a minister for congregations in California, Michigan, and Illinois, and as an Administrator for a congregation in Texas. He also serves as the Deputy Command Chaplain for the Army Reserve Sustainment Command. He lives in Oak Grove, Kentucky.

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One of the blessings of getting out of your normal surroundings is that it inspires you to see thing anew when you return

By David Pyle | July 8, 2019 | From Better Together

What are the basic documents that every board member should have at their fingertips? Here is a handy list to construct your own board manual.

Leader Resource | By Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe, David Pyle | January 22, 2019 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Bylaws & Policies, Governing Boards, UUA Board of Trustees

Congregational Life Staff are often asked who performs executive functions in UU Congregations under policy governance. Here are some considerations.

Leader Resource | By David Pyle | September 27, 2018 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Governance for Congregations

This video walks you through the basics of reading Congregational financial documents.

Video | By David Pyle, Beth Casebolt | September 14, 2018 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Finance for Congregations, Governance for Congregations

For the last four years, I have had the honor of serving the congregations of the Central East Region of the UUA, first as the District Executive of the Joseph Priestley District, and then as a Primary Contact and as a specialist in governance, staffing, ministry, and pastoral care.

By David Pyle | July 9, 2018 | From Better Together
Tagged as: Covenant, Mission/Vision/Planning, Leadership Development

One of the joys of serving Unitarian Universalism as a member of the Central East Regional Staff has been the commitment of the leadership of the Unitarian Universalist Association and the members of our congregations to my also serving as a Chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserves. Combining these two...

By David Pyle | March 13, 2018 | From CER News
Tagged as: UUA Staff

One of the joys of serving Unitarian Universalism as a member of the Central East Regional Staff has been the commitment of the leadership of the Unitarian Universalist Association and the members of our congregations to my also serving as a Chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserves. Combining these two...

By David Pyle | March 12, 2018 | From Better Together
Tagged as: UUA Staff

Whether it is as a Religious Educator, a Building and Grounds Manager, a Membership Director, an Administrator, a Child Care Coordinator, or any of the other professional staff positions that exist in our congregations, working for a Unitarian Universalist Congregation can be a fulfilling and...

Utility | By David Pyle, Beth Casebolt | February 25, 2018 | From Central East Region
Tagged as: Staffing & Supervision, Governance for Congregations

When a congregation is in search for a new professional staff member to fill a key and important role in the congregation, whether it is that of a custodian or that of a membership director, an important consideration is how well potential applicants understand and have personal values that are...

By David Pyle | February 25, 2018 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Staffing & Supervision, Governance for Congregations

Rev. Gordon B. McKeeman said that “Ministry is all that we do -- Together”. The ministries of the congregation are much larger than that which can be done by professional ministers alone. The ministries of the congregation are the work of us all, together. Doing ministry well, however, takes...

Utility | By David Pyle | February 25, 2018 | From Central East Region
Tagged as: Shared Ministry Teams, Worship

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