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The Prairie Star, Issue 70: October 2012
The Prairie Star
This fall, people on our email list are receiving various communications from our office. Some are designed to keep you informed on the Regionalization process. Our regular newsletter will be sent as in past years. Here's the October edition.
We always appreciate your comments and suggestions for the newsletter. Click on the "email the editor" link in the menu on the left to send us a message.
Nancy Heege, District Executive
This issue of the PSD Newsletter, and previous issues, can be read at http://www.psduua.org/Newsletter.
Annual Conference 2013
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
April 5-7, 2013
What do you want for your church? For your spiritual life? For the world? How are you going to achieve it? Great things don't just happen.They start with a vision, take shape with a plan, build with hard work, and continue with nurturing.
Every spring, at the District Conference, Prairie Star District acknowledges those hard-working UUs who bring life and vitality to our congregations. Maybe this year somebody from YOUR congregation will be honored with an award.
Safety Planning for Congregations
See http://www.psduua.org/regionalization/updates for the most recent news about regionalization -- the process of Prairie Star District working with two other districts to create a regional governance model. The three boards met together in August. They committed to an active covenantal relationship with one another and decided on some of the basics for a new regional governance system.
News of People and Congregations
PSD Congregations are buying buildings, expanding their buildings, and buying land, celebrating an anniversary, and coming up with good ideas.
UUA News Shorts
Assessing Sexual Health: An Online Guide for Unitarian Universalist Association Congregations
Prairie Star District is a growing community of healthy, vital congregations in covenantal relationship with one another, transforming ourselves and our world by living our Unitarian Universalist principles. One of nineteen districts of the Unitarian Universalist Association, we serve almost 70 congregations in the Upper Midwest. We have three full time staff people and three part time program and support staff members who work with many volunteers to assist congregations. To learn more about us, see our Web site http://www.psduua.org.