Category Archives: The Scoop

The Scoop:Youth Ministry Training Success

UUCA recently hosted a Healthy Youth Groups and Youth Ministry training for religious professionals, youth advisors, and youth from all over the Southern Region. The UUA has spent years of discernment to develop a new and dynamic way of thinking around Youth Ministry to equip leaders with the tools needed for a thriving youth group. We had 41 participants
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The Scoop: Social Justice Visioning

Social Justice Visioning is going well, with approximately forty people attending the open meeting on January 27. Energy was high and participation was lively. After the Core Team (from the Doing Democracy study group) presented their observations and recommendations, the group voted to transition that group of four people into an Interim Steering Committee, who
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The Scoop: Among the Congregants – We Care

Each year, the Pastoral Visitors gather on a December afternoon to write holiday cards to congregants. Cookies are provided, and festive music, as we create an assembly line of addressing, writing messages, stamping, and the ever-popular envelope “licking.” Thank goodness for EZ Seal solution! The cards are designed each year by Jules Smith, and we
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The Scoop: Give a Little – Give a Gobble

UUCA’s ThanksGIVING dinner and gathering was a beautiful event filled with kindness, compassion, and warmth. Dinner was shared by 75 individuals including some folks from Helpmate and AHOPE Day Center. Turkey, side dishes, salads, and desserts were enjoyed by all. So many thanks to those who volunteered to help with the various tasks leading up
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The Scoop: Grow With Us!

We’ve been getting noticed! UUA staff has requested permission to share some of what we are doing here at UUCA in Religious Education with the wider world. Our Grow With Us teacher recruitment board for Fall, in Sandburg Hall, is now shared on the UUA website. And our Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Joy Berry,
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