UU Denominational News & Events

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What are Skill Ups? 

Our Unitarian Universalist faith calls us to be lifelong learners, and organizing traditions teach that we need to share what we know for our movements to grow.   We are holding Squad Skill Ups – a monthly series of trainings on organizing skills to help build our Action Center Volunteer Squads and help YOU build stronger teams in your congregation and community. We start each session with some spiritual fun and then launch into our training, on a different subject each month. Our Skill Ups are also a chance to find out how to get more involved as an Action Center volunteer and meet members of the Volunteer Squads. All are welcome!


Skill Ups occur every 3rd Sunday for 90 minutes

Sign up here

International Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Women

Since March 31, 2020, more than 30 women have logged on for a cross-continental meeting, creating on computer screens a gallery of women’s faces from Australia, India, and Bolivia, to Kenya, Uganda, several European nations, and across the United States and Canada.

The global U*U women’s gatherings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. EST.  Information on how you can take part, visit the ICUUW website.

UUA Monthly Board Meetings

One way the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees serves the more than 148,000 members and over 1,000 member congregations of the UUA is through open communication and transparency in its own work.

To further encourage this open dialogue, the Board hosts monthly Open Houses. All are invited to attend and participate. Bring your comments, questions, and suggestions, and chat about the Board’s work and the Unitarian Universalist (UU) issues that matter most to you. Beginning at 7 p.m. EST, the Open Houses are generally the second Tuesday of each month (except on the third Tuesday in November 2022). 

Find the link to pre-register (required) for upcoming meetings dates on the UUA website.

What’s Up in the Southern Region?

Visit the news blog of the UUA’s Southern Region website and read the monthly updates here.

UU Retreat Center in North Carolina

Located near Highlands, North Carolina, The Mountain is an exemplary retreat, camp, and learning center that celebrates Unitarian Universalist principles, inspires people of all ages, transforms lives, and builds a more compassionate world.  Read the latest Mountain Matters, published monthly, which provides information on programs and events at The Mountain. 

Upcoming at The Mountain.  

(Register at www.themountainrlc.org.)

August  11 – 14, 2022 – All are welcome to discover and explore the ancient technology and power of Ritual, Ceremony and the Medicine Wheel. 

August 12, 2022 3-8 p.m. – The concert is an original composition for piano and bassoon, by Amber Ferenz Spuller. Bill Jacobs, geologist, will present an overview of the area. Freeman Owle, Cherokee educator, will discuss the significance of these mountains for the Cherokee peoples.

Other News

Therapeutic Drumming Intro Workshop

Justice at UUFA and in the Wider Community

Small Group Ministry Registration Begins Monday, August 15

Welcome Hall Gallery: Ynza Morganstar  – Totems  

Happy Greetings to Each of You!

What’s Up With the UUFA Board