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Making stuff up together

Congregational life

Making stuff up together

Mission Peak is a congregation willing to ‘try things, mess up, and keep on trying.’

Kenny Wiley | 8/29/2016 | Fall 2016

Community spirit

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Community spirit

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon works to embrace rapid growth and a grand new building without surrendering its culture.

Elaine McArdle | 7/18/2016 | Summer 2016

An upward spiral

Congregational life

An upward spiral

People sense the energy at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County in Media, Pennsylvania—and they want to be part of it.

Tina Porter | 2/29/2016 | Spring 2016

‘Come and join us’

Congregational life

‘Come and join us’

Enthusiastic and growing, a lay-led Colorado fellowship invites its first minister.

Michael Hart | 10/5/2015 | Fall 2015

Don’t forget your belongings

Spirit

Don’t forget your belongings

We ascend, or descend, inextricably linked with all others.

Celie Katovitch | 6/22/2015 | Summer 2015

Something more spiritual

Life

Something more spiritual

The Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, Kansas, has nearly doubled its membership by being open to change.

Donald E. Skinner | 12/8/2014 | Winter 2014

Ready for change

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Ready for change

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, Colorado, needed transformation. What a difference five years has made!

Elaine McArdle | 9/15/2014 | Fall 2014

Into the beyond

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Into the beyond

Changing how we do church is scary, but not changing means decline and a lost opportunity.

Terasa Cooley | 6/2/2014 | Summer 2014

Harmony, the ‘un-church’

Life

Harmony, the ‘un-church’

Innovative lay-led congregation has unusually high ratio of children to adults.

Nicole Sweeney Etter | 2/3/2014 | Winter 2013

Sharon’s breakthrough

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Sharon’s breakthrough

How a small church chose to invest in a more ambitious future.

Donald E. Skinner | 4/1/2013 | Spring 2013

Disco ball and candlelight

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Disco ball and candlelight

At First Parish in Bedford, worship is ‘holy theater’ and anything but stuffy.

Kimberly French | 12/3/2012 | Winter 2012

Souls bold enough to experiment

Life

Souls bold enough to experiment

An attitudinal shift transformed All Souls New London.

Meg Muckenhoupt | 9/24/2012 | Fall 2012

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