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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

Murray Grove Retreat and Renewal Center

250th Anniversary for Murray Grove

Murray Grove Retreat and Renewal Center is planning the 250th Anniversary celebration of the first Universalist sermon in Colonial America. John Murray conducted a religious service back on Sept. 29, 1770 in the small chapel that Thomas Potter had built on his land. As the Trustees of the Pennsylvania Universalist Convention (TPUC) representative to the planning committee, Fern C. was asked to give a brief report at the October 2017 Annual Meeting.

You may read her report here. We have our own 200th Anniversary in the same year, 2020, and it seems that we may find opportunities to connect the two celebrations in some meaningful ways.