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About Your Sexuality (AYS)

A Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)-published sexuality education curriculum for use in Unitarian Universalist and secular groups, used until 1998. It is now out of print, and has been replaced by Our Whole Lives (OWL).

Accessibility & Disability

Resources useful to you in your congregation’s work to create a welcoming and inclusive faith community for people with disabilities.

Accounting, Congregational

Financial Management for Congregations is for congregations wanting to assure their receipts and payables are appropriately handled, and that their members are adequately informed.

Acts of Faith

Eboo Patel's memoir Acts of Faith has been selected as the 2011-12 Unitarian Universalist Common Read. Patel is founder and executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core, an international, nonprofit, youth service leadership organization.

Addictions Ministry

Addictions present many challenges. The Unitarian Universalist Association recognizes that our faith provides strength and comfort with which to meet those challenges.

Administration Staff Group

Administration, Congregational

Our Church Office section includes resources to facilitate congregational administration, including information on buildings & grounds and congregational staffing.

Administrators, Association of Unitarian Universalist (AUUA)

The AUUA is a continental network of people working as paid administrators in local Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations, district offices, or UU affiliated organizations.

Adult Midwest UU Singles Enrichment Camp (AMUUSE)

Adult Religious Education

Starting an adult faith development program, program resources, small group ministry/ covenant groups, and resources for leading and connecting.

Advertising / Marketing

Actively sharing the good news of Unitarian Universalism with those who are new to our faith is part of the role of Unitarian Universalists everywhere.

Alice Schulman Simmons Scholarship for UU Women

Annually, two scholarships are given to support Unitarian Universalist (UU) women attending Simmons College in Boston.

Allies for Racial Equity (ARE)

Building an anti-racism movement among white Unitarian Universalists (UUs), in partnership with Diverse & Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM): a UU People of Color Organization.

Amazing Grace: Exploring Right and Wrong

A Tapestry of Faith curriculum which intends to help sixth graders understand right and wrong and act on their new understanding.

AMUUSE (Adult Midwest UU Singles Enrichment Camp)

Anchor Congregations

The Anchor Congregation program recognizes congregations that have made a significant commitment to young adult and/or campus ministry.

Andover Newton Theological School (ANTS)

The oldest theological school in the United States, ANTS is a United Church of Christ-associated institution, attended by significant numbers of Unitarian Universalists. Located in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, ANTS is part of the Boston Theological Institute, a collaborative association of nine seminaries.

Animal Ministry, Unitarian Universalist (UUAM)

A group of concerned Unitarian Universalists who desire to grow and express their faith as compassion towards all beings.

Annual Program Fund (APF)

A major source of income for the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) to which each congregation is requested to contribute a certain amount. APF contributions help to provide programs and services to member congregations and UUA districts.

Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Multiculturalism (AR/AO/MC)

Unitarian Universalist Association staff work to promote anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and multicultural programs and presentations and to incorporate ARAOMC behavior and sensitivity in all activities and initatives.

ANTS (Andover Newton Theological School)

The oldest theological school in the United States, ANTS is a United Church of Christ-associated institution, attended by significant numbers of Unitarian Universalists. Located in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, ANTS is part of the Boston Theological Institute, a collaborative association of nine seminaries.

APF (Annual Program Fund)

A major source of income for the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) to which each congregation is requested to contribute a certain amount. APF contributions help to provide programs and services to member congregations and UUA districts.

Appraisal, Commission on (COA)

An elected committee which studies issues of significance to Unitarian Universalism, resulting in a published report made to the Association.

AR/AO/MC (Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Multiculturalism)

Unitarian Universalist Association staff work to promote anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and multicultural programs and presentations and to incorporate ARAOMC behavior and sensitivity in all activities and initatives.

Archives, Congregational

Knowing Where You've Been: Maintaining Records and Archives

ARE (Allies for Racial Equity)

Building an anti-racism movement among white Unitarian Universalists (UUs), in partnership with Diverse & Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM): a UU People of Color Organization.

Arizona General Assembly in Phoenix: June 20-24, 2012

General Assembly 2012 will be a gathering with multiple ways of engaging in justice work for people of all ages. Joining with the people of Arizona, we will worship, witness, learn and work together. We will leave General Assembly grounded in our faith, energized for justice and with resources to bring this work home to our congregations. See also: Immigration

Association Sunday

A request by the Unitarian Universalist Association for all congregations to recognize and support, both in spirit and financially, the national work of the Association.

Association, Unitarian Universalist (UUA)

The association of all member Unitarian Universalist congregations, predominantly located in the United States. It should be noted that the work of the Unitarian Univeralist Association (UUA) staff is not the same as the work of the UUA, given that the UUA is an association of congregations.

Atherton Ministerial Scholarship

Designed to provide financial assistance to promising ministerial students in their second or third year of seminary who have already proven their capabilities.

Audit Committee, UUA

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees established the Audit Committee at its April 2003 meeting.

AUUA (Administrators, Association of Unitarian Universalist)

The AUUA is a continental network of people working as paid administrators in local Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations, district offices, or UU affiliated organizations.

Awards and Scholarships

AYS (About Your Sexuality)

A Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)-published sexuality education curriculum for use in Unitarian Universalist and secular groups, used until 1998. It is now out of print, and has been replaced by Our Whole Lives (OWL).

For more information contact web@uua.org.

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Last updated on Tuesday, December 13, 2011.

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