The Northeast Cluster comprises Unitarian Universalist congregations in the Northeast region of Florida and is a recognized entity within the Southern Region. Its role is to encourage information sharing and teamwork between member congregations so that they can better serve their congregations and the wider UU mission. As stated by the UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association): Continue reading
Presidents’ Convocations 2015
10-12 July, 2015
register by 05 July
The annual Presidents’ Convocation gives us the chance to gather together in a learning community of congregational presidents and vice presidents
- to network and build friendships with other congregational Presidents.
- to share our tools and resources.
- to deepen our experience.
- to know we are not alone in this work and have partners on the path.
See this flyer for further details.
The Florida District was dissolved during its final District Assembly by an overwhelmingly supportive delegate vote. This means that the Florida District, along with the Southeast District, Mid-South District and the Southwestern Conference have dissolved district governance and consolidated into the UUA’s Southern Region, which includes 218 congregations, with approximately 30,000 members in 12 states, Mexico and the Virgin Islands.
Pictures taken at the last Florida District Assembly can be found by clicking THIS LINK.
There are five galleries:
DA All: Includes all pictures taken during the event, in chronological order.
DA Sampler: A sample of the pictures.
DA President: A selection of photos of UUA President Rev. Peter Morales, who attended the event.
DA Sessions: Workshops and Meetings
DA Social: Taken at various social events, as well as informal photos of some attendees.
The photos are by Michael Haddad, John Hartgering and Martha Hartgering.
Make Saturday a Justice Saturday! If you are not marching with Coalition of Immokalee Workers in St Petersburg, come to the Empowerment Workshop sponsored by UU Justice Florida and the Northeast Cluster. First you will learn ways to energize your path with peace and in the afternoon you can choose one of three breakout sessions:
Environmental Justice and Commit2Respond with UU Ministry for Earth leaders, Irene and Bob Keim;
Creating a Message that Delivers for varied platforms with 1U’s ministerial intern, Lois Cole,
and First Steps for a Justice Initiative – applying Nancy Nordyke-Shelley’s Florida’s mass incarceration initiative as a model.
Come for just the morning. Don’t pay and bring your lunch and contact Martha to register. Or, register http://bit.ly/1ygxatU . Raffle for SSL tee shirts. Raffle for large SSL banner. Or, just call or write Martha at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-242-2437.
Submitted by Martha Harnit Hartgering,
Northeast Cluster coordinator
It is with regret that Mosaic UU Congregation in Orange City has canceled the October 18-19 workshop and Sunday events. Connie Goodbread, facilitator and speaker, has withdrawn due to the unexpected, severe illness of her father.
Coordinator, Northeast Cluster
It is with great joy that we announce that Unitarian Universalist Justice Florida has received 501(c)(3) status from the IRS as a public charity. All contributions to UU Justice Florida are now tax deductible. See http://www.uujusticefl.org/donate Our primary work is education on issues of the day and education on the methods of civic engagement. Continue reading
From Ellen Freidin: “August 1, 2014 Judge Lewis entered an order that lays out a path leading to election of congressional representatives in fair and constitutional districts!
Thanks to all who supported the Fair Districts Amendments. Continue reading