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Become involved with a project that has caught your passion: whether it's Green Sanctuary, Gift-Based Ministry, as a worship associate, leading a covenant group, or something entirely different, your congregation needs your involvement in order to benefit from your unique talents and gifts!

Become a religious educator. Whether you are working with children, youth, young adults, or adults, this work can be deeply fulfilling and fun!

Offer to become a lay leader in your congregation. Talk to your nominating committee. If your congregationís in search for new professional leadership, think about whether you might contribute in new and exciting ways to that venture.

Witness your faith in the company of others, on behalf of your congregation. Seek out connections with other religious groups who share similar values. Help carry the message -- beyond your congregation -- that makes clear Unitarian Universalism's values and voice in this challenging world.

Become a delegate to your UUA District's meetings. You'll learn new skills, develop a sense of Unitarian Universalism that extends beyond your own congregation, and help nurture the vitality of our faith in your district.

Don't wait to be asked: contact your congregation's Nominating Committee and tell them you're willing to serve. They'll be glad to hear from you!

- from the UUA

The Greater Philly UU Cluster

The Greater Philly UU Cluster (GPC) (http://www.greaterphillyuu.org/) is comprised of 14 nearby UU congregations and is actively connecting these congregations to share our message, grow our faith and strengthen congregations. Here are some opportunities to get involved:
  1. GPC Meeting: Saturday, January 6, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:30 am (9:00 am Meet and Greet)
    UU Church of the Restoration
    6900 Stenton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19150
    • we'll debrief the October Gerrymandering event, discuss the upcoming "Path to Membership" training in March, discuss the Choral Celebration in April, among other topics.
  2. UU House Outreach
    • is coordinating a Food Drive from Oct - Dec and welcome the Cluster congregations to participate
    • see flyer and info sheet
  3. Legislative Advocacy resources for your congregation
    • At the Sept 23 GPC meeting, Ingrid Deckman (MLUC) gave a presentation on how MLUC is conducting legislative advocacy during/after Sunday service once a month. Visit the GPC website (http://www.greaterphillyuu.org/about/meetings) to get a copy of the PPT to learn more about how your congregation can get involved!
  4. Highlights of UU events happening at our congregations in November
    • Black Lives Matter Vigil - every Thurs, 5:30 - 7 pm, UU Church of Restoration - check out calendar for more details
Check out the GPC Google calendar for more events: http://www.greaterphillyuu.org/calendar/. If you don't see your church's upcoming events listed, contact your GPC representative to add them.

For more information on the Greater Philly UU Cluster, check out our website: (http://www.greaterphillyuu.org/)

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