Lauren Smith

Full name: Rev. Lauren Smith

Director of Stewardship and Development

Stewardship and Development


Telephone: (617) 948-6520

The Rev. Lauren Smith was appointed Director of Stewardship and Development at the

Rev. Lauren Smith, Director of Stewardship and Development

The Rev. Lauren Smith, Director of Stewardship and Development

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) in February 2019. She oversees the UUA’s fundraising efforts, including Annual Program Fund contributions from member congregations.

Rev. Smith’s ties to Unitarian Universalism stretch back five generations. Her great great grandfather William Hazel was born a free black person in North Carolina and became a member of the First Parish in Cambridge after his family fled north prior to the Civil War.

Rev. Smith served as co-minister of South Church Unitarian Universalist in Portsmouth, NH from 2011 through 2018, along with her husband, the Rev. Chris Holton Jablonksi. She also served as assistant minister at the UU congregation in San Mateo, CA, and as an Island Minister of the Star Island Retreat Center.

Before entering ministry, she worked as an Assistant Director at the Harvard Business School Fund.

From Lauren Smith

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How is it with your spirit today? Today, my spirit is struck by grief.

By Lauren Smith | June 4, 2020 | From UU World
Tagged as: Caring, Grief, Pastoral Care, Race/Ethnicity, Self-Care

Many congregational leaders have expressed anxiety about fundraising at this time. Here are some frames and resources to help you adjust your stewardship campaign and giving opportunities.

By Lauren Smith | March 18, 2020 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: #COVID19, Trauma Response, Stewardship for Congregations

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