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UU Los Alamos Seeks Music Staff

The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos seeks a Music Director. This is an acting position with opportunity for hire after 9 months. The ideal candidate should be a competent pianist with at least two years experience leading music in a church setting. Please see the full job description available here. This is a salaried position working approximately 10 hours per week. Salary is commensurate with experience, ranging between $8K-$10K per year. Send resume and cover letter to employment@uulosalamos.org. Feature Image by Jimmy Emerson on Flickr,…

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LREDA Chapter Winter Retreat

22nd Annual MDD Liberal Religious Educators Association Chapter Winter Retreat – March 11-13, 2015 Who: Mountain Desert District LREDA Chapter members Join anytime before the retreat, $25 annual membership dues, with $5 supporting our Caring Fund. See the Chapter Page for more details! What: Rest & Rejuvenation with your MDD RE colleagues. We will also conduct our annual business meeting. And have FUN! Professional development presenter info below. When: Wednesday, March 11th, starting at 1pm to Friday, March 13th at 12pm. The drop in fee for programming…

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Laramie seeks Part-Time Minister

Part time ministry position available at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laramie, WY; total cost of ministry $35,000, with a primary focus on worship and preaching. The most frequently endorsed view on the role of a minister in our Fellowship is that of spiritual leader or intellectual leader. We seek a person who challenges, inspires, afflicts and comforts our members (though not necessarily in that order). Since Sunday sermons are so central to our thinking, we seek a minister who is confident and dynamic in…

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Seeking District CON Coordinator

Mountain Desert District CON Coordinator volunteer position with stipend available: MDD has a need for support in producing our invaluable youth programming – this would be someone who believes in the value of MDD youth experiential programming, is well-organized, committed to covenantal community practices, and willing to serve as a model of healthy intergenerational community. For more information on this position, please download the full description here (PDF):  Position to be filled ASAP. Applications accepted through January 19, 2015.

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King to Chair Ministerial Fellowship Committee

Congratulations to Jesse King, member of Jefferson Unitarian Church in Golden, CO, who has just been appointed as the chair of the Ministerial Fellowship Committee by the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Board of Trustees. He is the first African American to hold this post. From the UU World: King will take over as chair from the Rev. Wayne Arnason immediately following the UUA General Assembly in Portland, Ore., in June 2015. A founding partner and managing director of Fulcrum Advisors, King consults in the areas of…

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Save the Date: “We Can’t Wait” Summit for Youth

“A social movement that only moves people is merely a revolt. A movement that changes both people and institutions is a revolution.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., Why We Can’t Wait · MLK Weekend, January 17-19th. · First Unitarian Society of Denver. 1400 Lafayette St, Denver, CO 80218 · Cost is $30 – 50 sliding scale. Scholarships are available. Each year at First Unitarian Denver we have an anti-oppression / social justice overnight for youth culminating in the parade march on MLK day. After 5 years…

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Our Whole Lives Leader’s Training in Denver

Friday, December 5, 6:30 pm – Sunday, December 7, 2014 2 pm First Unitarian Society of Denver, CO Trainers: Ashley Johnson and Larry Norfleet Tuition: $350.00, deadline for registration is Tuesday, November 25, 2014. An intensive weekend training designed to prepare leaders to teach the “Our Whole Lives” (O.W.L.) program to Junior or Senior Highers. “Our Whole Lives” is based on a philosophy of comprehensive sexuality education that helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior. It equips participants with…

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James Griner named Interim Youth Ministry Specialist

A very warm welcome to James Griner, who serves the Pacific Western Region as Interim Youth Ministry Specialist. James lives in Salt Lake City and is a member of First Unitarian Church. He brings years of experience as a Unitarian Universalist leader for youth and young adult programs. He has been active in many other leadership roles in his congregation. For the time being, he will keep a sharp focus on youth ministry events and programs in the Pacific Northwest District and Mountain Desert District.…

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UU Church of Ogden Designated Breakthrough Congregation

Mountain Desert District congregations are busting out all over: the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, Utah, has also been designated a Breakthrough Congregation by the UUA for 2014. Click the right and left arrows on the image above for more pictures! From the UU World: Look around the sanctuary on a Sunday morning at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, Utah, and you’ll see children of all ages sitting with their parents. If you weren’t paying attention, you might have missed that they weren’t sung…

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