Meet Your Field Staff!
We on your Congregational Life field staff are here to support you in your ministries, to guide you toward effective governance, to connect you with other congregations, to challenge you to be in covenantal relationships, and to companion you so that you feel known, cared for, heard, seen and affirmed as a member congregation of the UUA.
Congregational Life is made up of five regional field staff teams led by the Director of Congregational Life that work with district and regional boards to support the health and growth of congregations and other Unitarian Universalist communities.
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UUA Benefit Programs? Annual Program Fund information? Available Grants and Loans? Crowdsourcing? We have a lot to offer congregations!
Provide vital information for visitors, UU World magazine subscriptions for your members, and easy access to UUA support services.
Create a physically, sexually, and emotionally safer space for children and adults. Learn how to manage issues before an emergency strikes.
Resources and Tips
The UUA offers a Wordpress website template, along with tested tools and tips to help you communicate with both seekers and members.
Enrich members' lives through connections ministries, reach new audiences, and develop community partners for effective outreach.
Email Communication TipsFrom LeaderLabBe strategic about your communications via email, including what to share and how often.
Sabbaticals Are Needed Now More Than Ever
Megan FoleyFrom LeaderLabSabbaticals provide a much-needed time for renewal and reconnection. All of us deserve to have a chance to return to our whole selves from time to time.
Property Insurance Challenges
Safe Congregations Team, UUA Office of Church Staff Finances, Ministries and Faith DevelopmentFrom LeaderLabProperty insurance challenges are becoming more common. While we can't make these problems go away, we have some suggestions.