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Membership Growth & Outreach

What are you up to?

From the editor

What are you up to?

The newly reimagined Breakthrough Congregations program honors innovations that energize congregations. Nominate your congregation’s most inspiring initiative.

Christopher L. Walton 11/1/2018 Winter 2018

Coffee hour central

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Coffee hour central

We wanted to let people know about everything we had to offer without making them sit through a Sunday service. We started inviting people directly to the coffee hour.

Seth Fisher 8/6/2018 Summer 2018

The Breakthrough Congregation reimagined

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The Breakthrough Congregation reimagined

UUA program will focus on congregations’ innovations more than membership growth; seeks nominations.

Michael Hart 6/5/2017

Join the Outreach Revolution

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Join the Outreach Revolution

Receive a virtual outreach care package for your congregation each month.

Staff Writer 2/15/2017 Spring 2017

It’s about more than membership

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It’s about more than membership

Focus on engagement, and the numbers will take care of themselves.

Michael Hart 10/17/2016 Fall 2016

Introducing our first ‘seeker issue’

From the editor

Introducing our first ‘seeker issue’

Imagine a magazine you would hand to a friend who expressed curiosity about our liberal religion, or one your congregation might send to visitors.

Christopher L. Walton 9/19/2016 Fall 2016

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

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