Announcement: The UUA Brand Story
President Rev. Peter Morales announces the new logo of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). He says, 'The dramatic shifts in today’s religious landscape demanded that UUA leadership take an in-depth look at our strategic communications and how effectively our voice is breaking through the competing noise of our high-tech society... Today, I am excited to share with you one of the tools in an ongoing process of improved communication strategies, the UUA’s new logo.'
UU World: New UUA Logo Part of Outreach Effort
UU World reports on the UUA's new logo. The article begins, 'A new logo for the Unitarian Universalist Association is only part of an initiative to help congregations reach out to the millennial generation and others who are unchurched. The Rev. Dr. Terasa Cooley, the UUA’s Program and Strategy Officer, said the new initiative developed out of a growing realization that the UUA and its congregations have been sending 'inconsistent' messages about Unitarian Universalism into the larger world.'
$100 Rebate for Congregational Presidents for GA 2014
On behalf of the UUA Board of Trustees, UUA Moderator Jim Key has written a letter to congregational leaders regarding a $100 registration rebate for congregational presidents who attend General Assembly 2014 in Providence, RI. He writes, “…The major impetus for this special invitation is the Board's desire to have a conversation at this GA about how we can transform the work of the delegates at future GAs such that it will have real impact on the future of our faith and our Association...'
2014 Unitarian Universalist Association Elections
This year, at General Assembly in Providence, RI, there will be elections for the Financial Advisor and four Trustees-at-Large. The Nominating Committee has nominated five people for these elective offices. Our elections of people to s erve the members and congregations of the Association are at the heart of the fifth principle of our faith and our trust in the democratic process. Please take this opportunity to learn more about the positions, who is nominated, and the process for running by petition. Those interested in running by petition have until Feb. 1 to submit a completed petition.
UU World: Volunteers Sought for Ongoing Sandy Recovery
UU World reports that more than a year after Superstorm Sandy hit New Jersey and New York, volunteers are still needed. 'We're not getting media coverage of the continuing needs for survivors of Sandy and so many people think that the recovery is complete,' said the Rev. Susan Karlson. 'But it will
take years to restore these areas.' There are lots of opportunities for
groups of UU volunteers to help with the recovery.
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