MidAmerica Regional Conference 2014

It’s time to register for the annual Unitarian Universalist regional conference.  This year’s gathering in Topeka, Kansas, April 11-13, features worship, workshops, social witness, and fellowship.  The host hotel is the Ramada Hotel, $81/night.

Details are at  http://www.midamericauua.org/events/regional-assembly/topeka

Highlights include:

  • Pre-conference Social Justice workshop, Friday afternoon at the Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site, featuring “The Powerbroker.”  This film documents civil rights leader Whitney Young’s approach to social justice.
  • Opening banner parade Friday evening
  • Rev. Dr. Paul Rasor’s keynote lecture on “Reclaiming Our Liberal Heritage and Embracing Our Hunger for Justice.”  Rev. Rasor is the Director of the Center for Study of Religious Freedom and Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Virginia Wesleyan College.
  • Anti-Bullying Social Witness march to the state capitol.
  • Youth programming.

Three members of our congregation can attend as delegates to the short business meeting.  Everyone is welcome to all sessions.  To carpool contact Vicki Pratt.

The MidAmerica Regional Assembly 2014 is the first Regional Assembly to be held in four locations, the second weekend in April! Please visit the MidAmerica website and check out the different programs in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Bloomington, Indiana; Topeka, Kansas, and Wausau, Wisconsin!

Each location will have opportunities to worship and sing together; meet UUs from across the region; learn from each other; and be inspired.  Visit midamericauua.org and register BEFORE March 15th to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount!