Ron Robinson is the executive director of the Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship; he also writes an independent blog (Planting God Communities). While he’s careful not to speak for the UUCF, I can trust he speaks from knowledge of the independent affiliates controversy. Check out this post, and make it all the way to the end.… Continue reading The future for independent Unitarian Universalist organizations
Here I am feeling so innovative — it must be the Day Job — by talking up Open Space Techology, Unconferences and BarCamps, and then Dan Harper very gently reminds me (us) that he’s been down that road before about a year and a half ago: My thoughts on organizing a theological bar camp are… Continue reading Theological BarCamp: has its time come?
Few surprises that these were the most read articles in May for Boy in the Bands. “Where is Meadville Lombard going?” Like other–perhaps all–Unitarian Universalist ministers, I got an email from the Rev. Lee Barker, the president of Meadville Lombard Theological School . . . . “Buying US-made clothing, so far“. Ms. Theologian is talking… Continue reading Top five articles for May
I’ve added the LiveJournal page feed for (the Rev.) Matthew Davis Fox on my feed reader at home. I found it after I Googled his name after finding at reference to his ordination at the All Souls Bethlehem Church, Brooklyn website. As some of my readers may know, All Souls Bethlehem is a three-way federated… Continue reading Blogger: Matthew Davis Fox
Jamie Goodwin (Trivium) looks forward to the Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship Revival conference, held this November in Cleveland. That’s much closer for him than General Assembly, and closer for many of us. Now, how to get there? I suppose I could fly: I did for General Assembly a few years ago, but short-haul flying is… Continue reading Revival 2008: Getting there green
This may be my Southern and East Coast associations showing, in my twenty-plus years of being a Unitarian Universalist, Starr King School for the Ministry has always been “that school.” You know, the funny one. The one with a penchant for curly, spirally graphics. The one that’s so serious about language — remember the poetry-filled… Continue reading “Why Starr King?”
I was thinking about how much GA costs. Whether one self-pays, gets assistance or volunteers, there are opportunity costs for this kind of meeting.
25 May. I’ve been getting a lot of traffic for this post and don’t want it to “fall below the fold” so I’m giving it a bump back to the top. Welcome to my new Chicago readers. Like other–perhaps all–Unitarian Universalist ministers, I got an email from the Rev. Lee Barker, the president of Meadville… Continue reading Where is Meadville Lombard going?