Better Together Networkpalooza

Sun., Sep. 29, 2-5 p.m., River Road UU Congregation, 6301 River Rd., Bethesda MD. Register here. This event is free of charge. Light snacks will be provided. We are looking into child care. Registration opening soon! Have you ever longed for a chance to talk with UUs from other congregations who are doing the same work you are? Do you find yourself at workshops just wishing you could pick the brains of all the other worship leaders/justice seekers/treasurers/board presidents/membership teams in the room? Are you interested in enhancing your congregation’s work by learning what others are doing in theirs? Mark your fall calendar for this great day of sharing and […]

Where Two or More Are Gathered

Apr. 22, 2019. By Young Adult Community Leader Tyler Coles. Three weeks ago I had the opportunity to take part in the Gathering Summit, a virtual convening of community builders from around the world. The core of this convening was twofold: to ponder why people no longer engage traditional places of “meaning-making” and to share best practices around “innovative gathering strategies.” As you might suspect from an online conference that frequently referenced such phrases as “innovative gathering strategies,” there was a collective tendency for the cumbersome and heady. But what do you expect from a group of people who willingly gave up their weekend to discuss shifting social trends and […]