On the “Historical and Future Trajectories of Black Lives Matter and Unitarian Universalism”

Videos of the Spring 2017 Minns Lectures on “Historical and Future Trajectories of Black Lives Matter and Unitarian Universalism” featuring the Rev. Mark Morrison-Reed and the Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt with Rev. Mary Margaret Earl and DiDi Delgado responding.

Join us for RE Without Walls: Technology, Theme-Based Ministry, and Full Week Faith!

October 22-25, 2015 * Morristown, NJ Behold the awesome!  It is the LREDA Fall Conference with a focus that all Unitarian Universalist congregations and their religious leaders need to wrap their minds and ministry around: Social Media and Technology Theme Based Ministry Full Week Faith Yes, we’re talking Religious Education Without Walls and our keynotes,Continue reading “Join us for RE Without Walls: Technology, Theme-Based Ministry, and Full Week Faith!”

FALL 2014 UU Social Media and Membership Growth trainings

Friends, this Fall I’m leading two separate  day-long trainings on UU social media and membership growth.   I hope you’ll join us! Colorado Springs, CO – October 4th, 2014 Providence, RI – November 8th, 2014 Here’s the deal.  Today we need to be intentionally integrating our social media, visitor greeting and other membership development efforts.  IfContinue reading “FALL 2014 UU Social Media and Membership Growth trainings”

Larry Ladd on the Ecology & Economy of UU Identity Theological Schools

Those of you interested in UU ministry, theological education and finances — this post is for you. What’s the future hold for our theological schools? What does the past tell us? Can we overcome crushing student debt? What are the choices for our association? If the questions above interest you, read Larry Ladd’s new paper sharedContinue reading “Larry Ladd on the Ecology & Economy of UU Identity Theological Schools”

Religious Education Schedule Poster

The following guest post is by Barb Greve, Interim Director of Religious Education currently serving the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, GA, and includes links to download files of the described religious education schedule poster.  ~ Peter By Barb Greve I noticed that several of the Religious Education/Exploration classes in my programs were struggling withContinue reading “Religious Education Schedule Poster”

Why you aren’t reaching young adults and families with children

The following guest post is by Kelly Mahler, a former 3D artist, SAHM (stay-at-home mother), Unitarian Universalist since 2007, and member of the UU Growth Lab on Facebook.  Thanks for sharing your experience and suggestions, Kelly!   I totally relate as a parent of a young child.  11am? Uh, that’s lunch time!  ~ Peter While reading theContinue reading “Why you aren’t reaching young adults and families with children”

A UU Theology of Community Organizing by Matt Meyer

I’m helping the amazing Matt Meyer share a new resource he’s developed, so please share! Use buttons at the bottom of this post. Download  A UU Theology of Organizing (PDF)  by Matt Meyer articulating a “Unitarian Universalist Theology of Community Organizing.” Social justice work and Unitarian Universalism are intricately connected. Most of us believe thatContinue reading “A UU Theology of Community Organizing by Matt Meyer”

Birth, Breath, and Death – Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula

I am excited to announce that Amy Wright Glenn, a Unitarian Universalist and dear family friend, has just publish Birth, Breath, and Death— Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula.  You may start reading it in under a minute on Amazon Kindle! UU Book Review A Unitarian Universalist from her congregation writes: ThisContinue reading “Birth, Breath, and Death – Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula”

The 2013 Minns Lecture Series

Friends,  here are details for the  2013 Minns Lectures. I’m honored to be offering one of the three lectures.  Note that while this is a free event, there will be an online registration/RSVP.  See http://www.minnslectures.org.  ~  Peter Publicity Materials Minns Lectures 2013 Flyer (PDF) Tweeting about the Minns Lectures? Use hashtag #MinnsLecture. Register online here. EventContinue reading “The 2013 Minns Lecture Series”

Stephen Colbert, Billy Graham and “the Cult of Unitarianism

Unitarian Universalism made the Colbert Report yesterday, November 1st.  In his Tip/Wag – Constant Documentation & Billy Graham segment, Stephen Colbert discusses Mitt Romney’s outreach to Reverend Billy Graham and Graham’s subsequent disencultification of Mormonism. In response to Unitarians being listed on Graham’s website, Colbert replies.. “Oh yes, the dangerous cult of Unitarianism. Their rules areContinue reading “Stephen Colbert, Billy Graham and “the Cult of Unitarianism”