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October 29, 2015 - Our staff and faculty have been gearing up to give you a fantastic Convocation this upcoming January. We know you'll be excited to hear all the wonderful information our hosts will share. This year, we are introducing a Livestreaming of Convocation for all our friends who are unable to travel to Chicago! For more information on scheduling, accomodations, registration, and livestreaming - please visit our link here! [...] Full Story >

June 04, 2015 - We have a lot of great stuff in store for those attending General Assembly this year. To see our full schedule, RSVP to events, and plan your GA Meadville Lombard experience, click here.

February 27, 2015 - Chris Jimmerson's Ordination Announcement! We, the members of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, do hereby ordain you, Chris Jimmerson, to the Unitarian Universalist ministry. Dear Friends, I am privileged to witness the education, training and formation of Unitarian Universalist ministers up close and personal. And it's no secret that I adore the entire process: meeting the entering class, sitting in on in [...] Full Story >

February 25, 2015 - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! Bring Multigenerational Faith formation to the Center of Congregational Life!   Journeys of the Spirit is online now!   With an eye toward excellence in shared ministry, [...] Full Story >

February 12, 2015 - Madeleine Binsfrahm, our Director of Development and Communications, and her husband, Joe, made a big life decision to move from Chicago to Denver. Sadly for us, that resulted in Madeleine resigning from our staff to accept a position as Development Director at the Denver Animal Shelter.   But with sadly comes gladly and I gladly inform you that Amanda Wapiennik joined us last week as our new Director of Development and Comm [...] Full Story >

October 31, 2014 - Crossing Boundaries: Multifaith Leadership in the New America A new non-credit course just for lay leaders!   August 8-15, 2015 at the Chautauqua Institution Taught by the Rev. Dr. Lee Barker, President, and Roger Doebke, MAR '14.   Read the full syllabus here.   Lay leaders taking this course will build a foundation of knowledge, skills, and dispositions that are necessary for emerging leadership in the American multi [...] Full Story >

October 16, 2014 - January Learning Convocation, January 9, 2015 "Change and Resilience: how to sustain and transform religious communities in a post-institutional age." Join a vibrant community of UU ministers and scholars as we navigate the religious possibilities exploding in our post-traditional age. Gather with us to co-create a home for the religious energies emerging across lines of class and race. Participate with us as we tune our heads and hearts t [...] Full Story >

September 04, 2014 - Advanced Seminar in Religion and Science  Religious Naturalism: Where it's come from, Where it's going, and What it means for theology in the public square? Co-Chaired by Michael Hogue & Lea Schweitz  ‘Naturalism’ is notoriously difficult to define. From within the cluster of contemporary naturalisms, religious naturalism hasemerged as an attempt to synthesize religion and science with ethical, theological, pract [...] Full Story >

August 14, 2014 - Meadville Lombard co-hosted the UUA Summer Seminary, which was held in Chicago from July 30-August 4. This program offers youth the opportunity to explore their call to ministry in all its forms, learn about life as a religious professional, and connect with other youth considering ministry, religious education and other religious professional career paths. Meadville Lombard welcomed 16 youth on our campus. A wonderful time was had by [...] Full Story >