With your generous donations, we have exceeded our goal of raising $9000 to support sending Young UU Adults from 11 countries around the world to the ICUU Council Meeting and Conference in the Netherlands this summer! Thank you! To learn more: http://uupcc.org/initiatives/youth/faithify
Monday, February 8, 2016 —The Unitarian Universalist Partner Church Council (UUPCC) has named Rev. Roger Bertschausen as its next Executive Director. He will start work in May and take over the leadership in late June from Executive Director Cathy Cordes, who is retiring."Roger Bertschausen is a great choice to lead UUPCC.
Read about the proclamation and celebration of January 13 as the Day of Religious Freedom on its' 448th anniversary; the Mindfulness Walking Pilgrimage for serious hikers; teaching English to Transylvanian seminarians; and international opportunties for youth and young adults. Click here to read it all.
We offer our congratulations to Ditol Mylliemngap, Headmaster of the Puriang Unitarian School, for receiving the UNESCO Global Teacher Role Model Award 2015 last month. (Click on the headline to see more of the story.)
Does this sound familiar – your congregation has just agreed to a partnership with a UU congregation in the Philippines or another country. But what do we do after we say HELLO? Or, maybe your partnership has been around for years and it could use some fresh energy. The UU Partner Church Council is happy to announce a new program for you. A team from UUPCC will visit your church for a weekend, provide a worship service, a leadership meeting and other possible events.
Volume 22 Number 1 — Spring 2015
Click here to download the 2015 Annual Meeting Packet.
UUPCC is recognizing Dr. Ford for giving generously of his time, his talents, and his financial support to instill Community Capacity Building as a core operating principle within the UUPCC and its member congregations.
Registration is now open for the 2016 Transylvania May Pilgrimage (On A Budget). 2 life-changing weeks in Transylvania for $1,245! Main trip runs from May 7, 2016 with optional pre-trip extension to Budapest and post-trip extension to the Wooden Churches & Painted Monasteries of Maramures and Bucovina. This is a trip not to miss!
Earlier this year we learned about our Transylvanian partners’ efforts to support sustainable alternatives to the proposed gold mines in Roşia Montană / Verespatak. See our Facebook page (http://bit.ly/UUPCC-main) for news updates and new opportunities.