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Welcome to the NEW MDD!

Welcome to the brand new Mountain Desert District web site. We are excited to launch a brand new format and look for the site, and to invite more involvement from our congregations and partner organizations in supporting the message of Unitarian Universalism in the Mountain West. We’re Tweeting! The new MDD Twitter account is up and running as @mdduua. Follow us today! You can also “like” us on Facebook! This new site was unveiled at our Annual Meeting, held in Sheridan, WY, April 4-5. There…

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Congregations: Support UU Summer Camps!

It’s with great excitement that I inform you of the 5th year of continuous growth with our MDD summer camps! Eric Bliss, DRE at First Unitarian Society of Denver and District Youth Chaplain, is returning as QUUest Camp Director. Please welcome Beth Chronister, Ministerial Intern at First Universalist Church of Denver, as our Spirit QUUuest Camp Director. We will be supporting approximately 120 campers, youth counselors in training, young adult counselors and adult staff in their spiritual growth in the covenant of life. As you…

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Annual Conference Program Schedule

Have you registered for the Annual Conference yet? You can do so right here! April 4 – 5 in Sheridan, WY! Our program will feature guest presenters Jared Finkelstein and Gregory Rouillard for Friday’s inspirational, interactive and inclusive ingathering worship, and Saturday morning for an embodied experience of Compassionate Communication. Jared and Gregory are dynamic facilitators who engage this spiritual practice from a perspective uniquely suited to Unitarian Universalists longing for tools to live their faith. Compassion, Covenant and Community: Join us for lively worship and…

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Who are UU? Middle School Overnighter

“What do I believe? How do I get clearer? How do I express this to others?” The theme of this Middle School youth conference is empowerment.  Participants will explore and articulate their personal values and spiritual beliefs through lively discussion, music, play, hands-on activities, and reflection. Where: First Christian Church, 102 S. Connor Street, Sheridan, Wyoming When: Friday April 4, 2014 from 6:00pm through Saturday April 5 at 4:00pm Held concurrently with this year’s Mountain Desert District Delegate Assembly and Annual Meeting. Adult advisors and…

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2014 MDD Delegate Assembly & Annual Meeting

Join us in Wyoming, April 4-5! The theme for this year’s Annual Conference is Compassionate Communication and Congregational Life. We will gather in Sheridan, Wyoming for worship, workshops, and our Annual Meeting. Jared Finkelstein and Gregory Rouillard are our keynote speakers on Friday evening, with conversation and dessert following. Saturday promises three workshop sessions, lunch and our business meeting. Click here for the full schedule and program information. Meals included are dessert on Friday night, a light breakfast snack on Saturday and Saturday lunch. Workshops…

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Chalice Lighters 2014: Create Meaning

The MDD Board and staff wish you a happy and healthy 2014. We remain grateful for your continuing support of the Chalice Lighters Program – an amazing outreach of financial support by individual Unitarian Universalists to our congregations. We have three exciting calls for 2014. That means that we have one additional opening: if your congregation is in need of financial support for an initiative that qualifies for a Chalice Lighter grant, please send an application to the MDD office. Our first Chalice Lighter call…

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