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Last Chance to Register for Ministry Days

Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michelle Pederson
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May 30, 2017

Dear Janette,

Don't miss your chance to register for Ministry Days 2017. Registration closes June 1, 2017 and our records indicate that you have not yet registered. If you plan to join us in New Orleans, please register right away. Click here to learn more about and register for Ministry Days 2017.

We are aware that some members are not registered for Ministry Days 2017 because they are attending the concurrent Racial Justice Training or are members of the UUA Board. If this is the case for you and you would like to participate in the evening activities of Ministry Days, please register for Ministry Days and select the attendee type "Limited Access" and ticket UUMA Member - Attending Racial Justice Training or UUA Board. The $25 fee for this will help off-set the costs of food and audio-visual.

If you are unable to join us in person, but would like to participate, we are once again offering an off-site option. We will live stream all events in the main worship space.
Click here to register to participate in Ministry Days remotely. If you have already registered for offsite, please disregard this notice.

Interested in gathering with colleagues at Ministry Days. We have created a meetup group for the UUMA to make it easy for you to organize and gather groups of people together for conversation, meet and greets, games, yoga, or whatever else you'd like to do. Anyone can create a Meetup or look over other meetups that have been created and join that group. For more information, to join, or create a group, click here.

New this year, the UUMA Board of Trustees, in partnership with theCenter for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal, is arranging opportunities for engagement in the community beyond the convention center and hotels during Ministry Days. Click here to register. Registration for these opportunities closes June 8, 2017.

The three opportunities include:
Justice and Beyond:June 19 4:45-7:00 pm at Christian Unity Baptist Church
Pre-Ministry Days Monday evening visit to "Justice and Beyond," a local coalition of faith leaders, non-profit workers, and activists organizing around issues of importance to New Orleans's community - especially the black community. A buffet of chicken, red beans and rice is prelude to a lively, passionate session of discussion and planning.There is room for up to50 UUMA membersto attend and bear witness as this innovative coalition conducts its work. Transportation provided. For a recent article on Justice and Beyond,click here
Harry Thompson Center:June 20th from noon to 2:00
Visit the Harry Thompson Center to participate in its unique ministry to homeless people. There is room for up to6 UUMA membersto attend. Transportation provided.Click herefor more information on the Harry Thompson Center.
A Community Voice:June 20th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm
UUMA members are invited to engage in community organizing with A Community Voice. ACV works with low and moderate-income families to create social and economic justice in New Orleans and the surrounding parishes. Participants will learn about ACV's current campaigns and then venture out into the community to help organize. There is room forup to 200 UUMA membersto participate. Transportation provided. Click here for more information on A Community Voice.
To help offset the cost of transportation, there is a $25 charge for each event.

Please register by June 8, 2017.Click here to register for one of these opportunities.

Please contact me if you need any assistance with registration.
In faith,

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Michelle Pederson

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