Mid-South District FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about the Mid-South District. Scroll down for answers!

How does one contact the District Executive and the District Office Staff?

How does one contact the District Lifespan Program Consultant?

How does one contact the District Trustee to the UUA Board?

How does one find out about events in Mid-South District and UUA ?

How does one find out about financial support for Mid-South District (‘dues’) and the UUA Annual Program Fund (APF) from congregations?

What about help and resources when my congregation has conflict?

How does one find out about the MSD Healthy Congregation Consultants?

How does one find out about the MSD Chalice Lighter Program?

What about help and resources for Sunday Services?

What about help and resources for financial health for my congregation and its staff?

What about help and resources for children, youth, young adults, adults, and families?

What about help and resources for leadership development in my congregation?

What about help and resources for membership development, visibility and growth?

What about help and resources for transitions in ministers and staff?

What about help and resources for my congregation’s website, electronic communications and newsletter?

What about help and resources for board and congregation planning and retreats?

What about help and resources for justice work in my congregation?

What about help and resources for campus ministry?

How do I contact the District Executive and the District Office Staff?

Contact Connie Goodbread, the District Executive, via email at cgoodbread@uua.org. You can also reach her by phone at 727-789-0448.

Contact Jessica Curren, the District Office Administrator, via email msduuoffice@gmail.com.  The Mid-South District mailing address is Mid-South District UUA, PO Box 560246, Orlando, FL  32856.

 

How do I contact the District Program Consultant (offers help for programming with children, youth and young adults)?

Update pending

How do I contact the District Trustee to the UUA Board?

Contact Nancy Bartlett, the District Trustee to the UUA Board , via email at nbartlett1223@gmail.com.

How do I find out about events in Mid-South District and UUA?

Find events on the Mid-South Calendar and at the UUA website.

How do I find out about financial support for our District and our Association — the requested congregational contributions (“dues”) to the Mid-South District and the UUA’s Annual Program Fund?

Visit the MSD website for answers to all of these questions. For further information about Mid-South District dues, contact the district treasurer. For further information about the UUA APF, see APF info for treasurers or contact the Mid-South APF Rep or the APF office at the UUA.

What about help and resources when my congregation has conflict?

The District Executive is always available to help discern how to respond to and manage conflict.

How do I find out about the congregation consultants (available to facilitate/lead/train onsite at congregations and officially called ˜MSD Healthy Congregation Consultants”)?

To inquire about the district’s congregation consultants, visit the Mid-South website or contact the District Executive, Connie Goodbread.

How do I find out about the MSD Chalice Lighter Program?

For information, timelines, and applications for the Chalice Lighter Program, visit the Mid-South website.

What about help and resources for Sunday Services?

For resources for Sunday services, visit the Mid-South website or the UUA’s Worship Web.

What about help and resources for the financial operation of my congregation and compensation for its staff?

For the resources for congregation financial operations and staff compensation, visit the UUA website for Congregational Finance Resources and Church Staff Finances, and/or the Mid-South website and/or contact the Mid-South Compensation Consultant.

What about help and resources for children, youth, young adults, adults, and families?

For the resources for religious education, faith development and programming for all ages, visit the Mid-South website and/or the UUA website and/or contact the Mid-South Lifespan Program Consultant.

What about help and resources for membership development, visibility and growth?

For resources for growth, membership development, and PR & visibility, visit the UUA website links for growth resources, membership, and communication tools.  You can also contact the district staff and the district Growth Trustee.

What about help and resources for leadership development in my congregation?

For resources for leadership development, visit the Mid-South website and the UUA website and bookstore.

What about help and resources for transitions in ministers and staff?

The District Executive, Connie Goodbread, is always available to help with transitions in ministers and staff.

The UUA Transitions Office is a key resource, with many documents at the ready to assist congregations. The Mid-South Website has resources for Committees on Ministry and staffing.

What about help and resources for my congregation ’ s website, electronic communications and newsletter?

For resources for communication tools, visit the Mid-South website.

What about help and resources for board and congregation planning and retreats?

The Mid-South website has resources for board development,mission, covenant and vision work, and other planning for congregations.

What about help and resources for justice work in my congregation and beyond?

Resources for justice and anti-oppression work are available on the Mid-South website and the UUA website.

What about help and resources for music and musicians for congregations?

There are many resources for resources for music and musicians at the UUA bookstore, the UUA Worship Web, and through the UU Musicians Network.

What about help and resources for campus ministry?

Resources for campus ministry can be found at the Mid-South website and the UUA website.

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