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Frequently Asked Questions


Consulting Services

Q.      What consultant services are currently available from the District

A.    The district is currently able to provide consultants to facilitate board retreats, mission and vision retreats, religious education program operations, youth ministry, young adult ministry, small group ministry, growth and outreach, social media.

 

Q.      How do I locate a consultant to facilitate a board retreat?

A.   Contact the District Executive – zelaz@aol.com  or 401-353-5334

 

Q.   How can I find a consultant to help with religious education, growth and other operations

A.   Consulting services can be found under the “About Us” tab – “Staff and Consultants” or contact the District Executive – zelaz@aol.com  or 401-353-5334

 

 

Finance, Canvass, Budget

 

Q.    What is the District are Congregation Contribution Rate and the UUA’s APF Rate for this year?

A.    The District’s Congregation Contribution rate can be found on this website under the “About Us” tab

 

The UUA’s Annual Program Fund rate, can be found at http://www.uua.org/giving/annualprogram/

 

Q.    Where can I find information about conducting a canvass

A.      A list of several useful books can be found at http://www.uua.org/leaders/leaderslibrary/leaderslibrary/interconnections/56205.shtml

 

The UUA’s InterConnections, electronic newsletter for congregation leaders has many articles about canvass practices.  Interconnections can be search at

http://www.uua.org/publications/interconnections/search/index.php

 

The UUA’s Leader Library has several articles about canvass and financial matters that can be accessed at

http://www.uua.org/leaders/leaderslibrary/results.php?topic=Giving%20&%20Generosity&pg_pager=3

 

 

Resources

Q.    How do I find a Unitarian Universalist minister to preach a Sunday service?

A.    Go to the Pulpit Supply Roster page in this website or contact the district office

Q.    How do I find a Unitarian Universalist minister to officiate a wedding, funeral, or other ceremony?

A.      Go to the Pulpit Supply Roster page in this website or contact the district office

 

 

Other Questions

 

Q.    How do I find a Unitarian Universalist congregation near me? What if I'm looking for a congregation outside the United States?

A.      Click on the map on this website’s home page

 

Go to the “Find a Congregation box on the UUA home page – www.uua.org

 

Q.    How can I get on the BCD in Brief, the district monthly newsletter, mailing list

A.    Click on Newsletter subscription link on the home page, or contact the District Office at 508-559-6650/ballouchanning@verizon.net

 

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