Jim Key, UUA Moderator, Dies at 77

The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, shared the following news of the death of UUA Moderator and Chief Governance Officer, Jim Key:

Jim Key, who served as Moderator of the UUA from 2013 until he recently was forced to step down for health reasons, died this morning. Jim was many things to us: an inspired and collaborative leader, a warm and humble colleague, an advocate for justice with respect and love for people deep in his DNA, and an evangelist for our faith.

He offered warm friendship, hope and confidence through complex and challenging times. We will miss him deeply. We hold Jim and his family in our hearts and prayers. We hold the larger circle who knew and loved Jim. And we hold our entire community as we grieve his passing and remember the gift of his presence among us.

Gifts in Memory of Jim Key

Memorial gifts in honor of Jim Key will be dedicated to the UUA Board’s commitment to supporting Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism.

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The Co-Moderators, the highest volunteer positions in the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), are the Chief Governance Officers for the Association. The Co-Moderatora chair the UUA Board of Trustees, facilitate the plenary (business) sessions at General Assembly, serve as an...