Directions to UUC
Denominational Affairs Committee
Denominational Affairs Committee provides liaison to UUA, Florida
District, West Central Cluster of UU Congregations, The Pines
Retreat Center, The Mountain in North Carolina and other
denominational groups. Informs the congregation about issues and
opportunities of note.
As chair of the
Denominational Affairs Committee for this church year...
I have also inclosed a
link to the Florida
District Newsletter. This newsletter
is sent to subscribers monthly and contains a lot of useful
information from UUs around the state and nation. If
you don't currently subscribe, please consider signing up to
receive this monthly mailing.
The Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater (UUC) is a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalists Association (UUA), headquartered in Boston Mass. More than 1,000 congregations throughout the U.S. are affiliated with the UUA.
UUC is one of 40 congregations in the Florida District. The District provides support and training for ministers and lay leaders through its office in Orlando, FL.
In the Tampa Bay area, UUC is part of the West Central Cluster of UU Congregations. There are ten UU congregations in the metro area. Together, our congregations support social justice activities, as well as educational and fellowship events throughout the year.
UU in the Pines is a conference and retreat center located in Brooksville, FL and associated with the denomination's camps and conference centers throughout the U.S. The facility can accommodate up to 75 guests for weekend retreats. UUC's Men's Group has held its annual retreat here for almost 20 years.
SUUSI, which stands for Southeast Unitarian Universalist Summer Institute, is a one-week conference/vacation for more than 1,300 UUs. SUUSI is held at Radford College in Radford, VA during the last week of July. UUC usually sends a sizeable delegation to this ever-popular event. For more information on SUUSI, contact UUC member Paul Langrock
SWIM is the Southwest Florida Winter Institute in Miami. It is held each year in the Miami area during the week between Christmas and New Year's Day.