Church Growth Conference – Taunton, MA, October 26-27, 2012

Next month our Unitarian Universalist congregation in Taunton, MA is hosting a growth conference which I hope you will consider sending a team to. It is Friday, October 26 – Saturday, October 27, 2012. See Full Details and Online Registration. Paul Nickerson Presenting will be my colleague, Paul Nickerson, a senior associate with Griffith Coaching,Continue reading “Church Growth Conference – Taunton, MA, October 26-27, 2012”

Get my tweets @uugrowth

After Tweeting @uuplanet for the last few years I’ve just changed Twitter usernames to @uugrowth. This is to bring my UU Growth related tweeting in line with this site’s address,, associated Facebook page at, and all my other UU Growthines into alignment. Questions about that?  Send me a Twitter direct message via @uugrowth. I'llContinue reading “Get my tweets @uugrowth”

Growth, Front Doors and Foyers in the Digital Age

In this post, a call to action for congregations wanting to grow but not fully realizing that their front door and first greeting space has moved online. Plus information on related UU Labs on Facebook. And yes, I know this is a hard transition.  But it is necessary.  If you’re stuck, ask for help andContinue reading “Growth, Front Doors and Foyers in the Digital Age”

QR Codes, Congregations and a UU Growth Challenge

The following guest post is by Bridgette Collado and Rev. Eric Hausman. Bridgette is a health communication consultant, focused on the intersection of health and technology. She may be found on Twitter as @bcollado. Eric is a Unitarian Universalist minister with backgrounds in technology and organization growth. Learn more about Eric at QR CodesContinue reading “QR Codes, Congregations and a UU Growth Challenge”

GA Video Blog: Growth tips from Vero Beach, Fla.

During the 2011 General Assembly conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association I conducted a video blogging experiment in partnership with the UU World Magazine.  If you watch and share these videos, please share feedback with me.  Are these interesting, helpful, relevant? I want to know! This is video #12 in the series. Video description fromContinue reading “GA Video Blog: Growth tips from Vero Beach, Fla.”

Growth Resources

On this page you will find links both to websites and specific documents. Many of these are PDF files. If you don’t have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader you need it.  Its free, get it here. This page is a work in progress. Also see: Select listing of UUA Resources. Visit the UUA’s Growing UnitarianContinue reading “Growth Resources”

Personal Invitation Made Easy (On-Demand)

This session is now available on-demand via my Leading Congregations Monthly program. Personal Invitation Made Easy Date:  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Time:  7pm EST Duration:  60 minutes Where:  Online / Zoom Webinar access provided to program members Monthly program members have access to all session recordings (starting January 2019) in our program member area. PersonalContinue reading “Personal Invitation Made Easy (On-Demand)”

Quick Start

Welcome Unitarian Universalists.  I’m glad you’re here, especially if you’re interested in UU growth, outreach, media, and ministry innovation!  This site is hub for my work as a UU speaker, produced, trainer, and coach. I go live regularly in my UU PLANET Leaders Facebook group to answer questions, discuss hot topics, offer mini-trainings, and connectContinue reading “Quick Start”