Don’t let ANXIETY and UNCERTAINTY keep people from visiting your congregation

People who are anxious and uncertain are less likely to visit congregations. You can help them eliminate the anxiety and uncertainty by actively doing one thing -- ANSWER ALL THEIR QUESTIONS. And you can do it online. Here's how.

5 Ways Social Media is Changing How People Join Congregations

With approximately seven-in-ten Americans now using at least one social media site (Pew Internet), faith leaders can’t afford to ignore the impacts of digital culture. Here are five ways social media is changing the process of connecting with and joining congregations.

6 Videos to Help You Prepare for UUA General Assembly 2017

For those of us going to this year’s General Assembly conference, the UUA has compiled a fabulous list of tools to help us prepare. It includes readings, videos, books and activities. Here are six videos featured in their list of preparatory tools. Me? I'm going to have a GA prep movie night...

Tips for attending UUA General Assembly 2017 Edition

This collaborative post and “survival guide” features tips and reminders for attending the annual General Assembly conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Share your tips, share this post, and I’ll see you at GA!

Help us identify and retweet your UU climate march photos!

Want to get your photos into the climate march twitter feed, as well as retweeted by national UU Twitter accounts?  Here are two tips. 1. Tweet your photos and include one or more of  the following hashtags. Hashtag for the march:  #ClimateMarch Hashtag for faith contingent: #KeepersofFaith Hashtag for our national UU climate justice  campaign: … Continue reading Help us identify and retweet your UU climate march photos!

Add Your UU Climate March Photos to Shared UU Album

Are you marching in the Peoples Climate March this weekend?  Share your photos of UUs in action via this national Unitarian Universalist shared Google Photo Album! The UU Commit2Respond climate justice campaign which includes (UU Ministry for Earth, UUA, UUSC and other UU climate organizations and programs) is inviting people to share their photos from … Continue reading Add Your UU Climate March Photos to Shared UU Album

UUs speaking at TEDx Walden Pond

Attend the Inaugural UU TALKS event April 28th at UUA Headquarters

Friends,  the first ever UU Talks event is being held in Boston at UUA Headquarters on Friday, April 28th. Get your tickets here!  The UUA chapel is not very large so we expect it to sell out. UU Talks events are modeled after the popular TED Talk format, but in this case feature talks inspired … Continue reading Attend the Inaugural UU TALKS event April 28th at UUA Headquarters

Celebrating 10 Year Anniversary of the “You’re a Uni-What?” Video

This coming UUA General Assembly conference is the 10 year anniversary of the "You're a Uni-What?!" video.  You heard me.  Ten years... The Rev. Amy Freedman and I filmed the interviews at General Assembly 2007. Our segments were filmed in our living room in front of a projector screen. That was BEFORE social media. BEFORE … Continue reading Celebrating 10 Year Anniversary of the “You’re a Uni-What?” Video

UUs speaking at TEDx Walden Pond

Introducing the new UU Talks Project!

Friends, I'm excited share some more details about the new UU Talks project and to get you excited to: participate as a host congregation brainstorming ideas for speakers and if able, to help crowdfund our Fall launch event Next week we'll be sharing a form you can use to express your interest.   Now for an … Continue reading Introducing the new UU Talks Project!

Tips for attending UUA General Assembly 2016 Edition

The following list of tips for attending the General Assembly conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association was first made collaboratively by the UU Growth Lab in 2011. I have been updating based on your comments.  Have a tip? Add it as a comment on this post. UUA's 2016 General Assembly takes place June 22-26 in … Continue reading Tips for attending UUA General Assembly 2016 Edition