TO:        Presidents, Ministers, Religious Educators, Musicians, and Administrators of Member Congregations

FROM:   Eric Huffer, MidAmerica Region Board President

DATE:   April 13, 2018


This is the Official Call for the 2018 MidAmerica Region Ingathering and Annual Business Meeting:

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Kansas City Convention Center – Room To Be Announced
301 W 13th St, Kansas City, MO 64105
Business Meeting begins at 4:30 PM Central Daylight Time

This Call to Meeting notification also includes:


The Bylaws of the MidAmerica Region of the UUA state that congregations and individual members of the Church of the Larger Fellowship may have the same numbers and kinds of delegates at the Region’s Annual Meeting as are permitted at the UUA General Assembly. This includes member delegates in the numbers set out in the UUA Bylaws. In addition, ministers in fellowship serving congregations, credentialed religious educators, credentialed musicians, and those serving as directors of religious education are also eligible to be delegates. Delegate cards in the appropriate numbers will be mailed to congregations in early May, 2018. Delegates must bring their delegate credentials to the Annual Meeting and register for their voting credentials.

Voting materials will be made available on the MidAmerica Region website ( and will be emailed to all administrators, presidents, ministers, religious educators, credentialed musicians, and those on our newsletter mailing list by May 21, 2018.

Questions?  Contact the Regional Office at 312-636-9724,or email 

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As of March 2018

We want to thank you, the Honor Congregations of the MidAmerica Region! The congregations listed below donated $25 per member to the MidAmerica Region in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017. If they have also fulfilled their UUA Honor Congregation amount, they will have an * after their name. Thank you all—we exist because of you, and for you. (And if I have made a mistake in the listing, please be in touch so we can correct our records:

First Unitarian Church of Alton IL
UU Church of Bloomington-Normal, IL *
UU Fellowship of Eastern IL, Charleston, IL *
All Souls Free Religious Fellowship, Chicago, IL *
Beverly Unitarian Church, Chicago, IL *
Peoples Church of Chicago, IL *
UU Fellowship of Decatur, IL *
UU Fellowship of DeKalb, IL *
Unitarian Church of Evanston, IL *
Prairie Circle UU Congregation, Grayslake, IL *
UU Society of Geneva, IL
Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, IL *
UU Fellowship of Macomb, IL *
Countryside Church UU, Palatine, IL *
Unitarian Church of Quincy, IL
Abraham Lincoln UU Congregation, Springfield IL *
UU Congregation of Rock Valley, IL
UU Church of Urbana-Champaign, IL *
UU Church of Bloomington, IN *
UU Congregation of Columbus, IN *
UU Community Church of Hendricks County, Danville, IN *
UU Fellowship of Elkhart, IN *
UU Church of Evansville, IN *
UU Congregation of Fort Wayne, IN
First Unitarian Church of Hobart, IN *
Oaklandon UU Church, Indianapolis, IN *
UU Fellowship of Kokomo, IN *
UU Church of Muncie, IN *
First Unitarian Church of South Bend, IN *
First UU Congregation, Terre Haute, IN *
UU Church of Tippecanoe County, West Lafayette, IN *
Heartland UU Church, Zionsville, IN *
UU Fellowship of Ames, IA *
UU Fellowship of Burlington, IA
UU Fellowship of Clinton, IA
Northeast Iowa UU Fellowship, Decorah, IA *
UU Fellowship of Dubuque, IA *
Cedar Valley Unitarian Universalist, Cedar Falls, IA *
UU Society of Iowa City, IA *
First Unitarian Church of Sioux City, IA *
UU Fellowship of Manhattan, KS *
UU Fellowship of Salina, KS *
First UU Church of Wichita, KS *
UU Church of Bowling Green, KY *
Clifton Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY *
Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY *
Open Door UU Fellowship, Owensboro, KY *
Community UU in Brighton, MI *
Universalist Unitarian Church, Farmington Hills, MI *
UU Congregation of Flint, MI *
Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church, MI *
All Souls Community Church, Grand Rapids, MI
UU Church of Greater Lansing, Lansing, MI *
UU Fellowship of Midland, MI *
Marquette UU Congregation, MI *
UU Fellowship of Central Michigan, Mount Pleasant, MI *
Harbor UU Congregation, Muskegon, MI *
New Hope Congregation, New Hudson, MI *
UU Congregation of Petoskey, MI *
UU Community Church of Southwest Michigan, Portage, MI *
Berrien UU Fellowship, St Joseph, MI *
Northwest UU Church, Southfield, MI *
Beacon UU Congregation, Troy, MI *
Pilgrim House UU Fellowship, Arden Hills, MN
Headwaters UU Fellowship, Bemidji, MN *
Dakota UU Church, Burnsville, MN *
Grand Forks UU Fellowship, East Grand Forks, MN *
Lake Fellowship of UUs, Excelsior, MN
Michael Servetus Unitarian Society, Fridley, MN *
Grand Rapids Unitarian Fellowship, MN
Nora UU Church, Hanska, MN *
UU Fellowship of Mankato, MN *
UU Fellowship of Northfield, MN *
First UU Church, Rochester, MN *
St Cloud UU Fellowship, MN *
Saint Croix UU Fellowship, MN *
Unitarian Church of Underwood, MN *
UU Church of Minnetonka, Wayzata, MN
Mesabi UU Church, Virginia, MN *
UU Fellowship of Winona, MN *
UU Church of Columbia, MO *
Emerson UU Chapel, Ellisville, MO
UU Fellowship of Jefferson City, MO *
UU Fellowship of Rolla, MO *
Unitarian Church of Lincoln, NE *
Kearney UU Fellowship, NE *
First Unitarian Church of Omaha, NE *
Second Unitarian Church of Omaha, NE *
Bismarck-Mandan UU Fellowship, ND *
First Unitarian Church, Cincinnati, OH *
St John’s UU Church, Cincinnati, OH *
The Gathering at Northern Hills, Cincinnati, OH *
Miami Valley UU Fellowship, Dayton, OH *
Unitarian Fellowship of Lima, OH
Harmony UU Church, Morrow, OH
First Unitarian Church of New Madison, OH
Hopedale UU Community, Oxford, OH *
UU Fellowship of Yellow Springs, OH *
Black Hills UU Fellowship, Rapid City, SD *
All Souls Church, UU, Sioux Falls, SD *
Chequamegon UU Fellowship, Ashland, WI *
UU Congregation, Eau Claire, WI *
UU Church of the Lakes, Elkhorn, WI *
Open Circle UU Fellowship, Fond Du Lac, WI *
Lake Country UU Church, Hartland, WI *
Bradford Community Church UU, Kenosha, WI *
UU Fellowship of La Crosse, WI *
UU Fellowship of Marshfield, WI *
Unitarian Fellowship of Milwaukee, WI *
Blue Hills UU Fellowship, Rice Lake, WI *
Prairie Lakes UU Fellowship, Ripon, WI *
UU Society of River Falls, WI *
UU Fellowship of Door County, Sister Bay, WI *
United U & U Congregation, Waukesha, WI *
Northwoods UU Fellowship, Woodruff, WI *

Thank you so much!!!

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Preliminary Agenda of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting of the MidAmerica Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

This meeting will be held as part of the MidAmerica Regional Ingathering at the 2018 General Assembly, in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Kansas City Convention Center.

Please note that the following reports will be included in Annual Business Meeting Delegate Packet:

  • Report of the MidAmerica Region President
  • Report of the MidAmerica Regional Lead
  • Report from MidAmerica Directors of the Midwest Unitarian Universalist Conference (MUUC)
  • Report from the Camp UniStar Foundation
  • Report from the MidAmerica Region Nominating Committee
  • MidAmerica Region FY2016 Financial Reports
  • MidAmerica Region FY2017 Financial Reports (through 12/31/2016)
  • MidAmerica Region FY2018 Budget (as approved by the MidAmerica Board)
  • MidAmerica Region Transition Budget Report

Annual Business Meeting Preliminary Agenda MidAmerica Region, UUA

The Purpose of the MidAmerica Region is "... to support, enrich, and extend Unitarian Universalism in the defined geographic area. The Region shall work in collaboration with the Unitarian Universalist Association." (Bylaws, Article II, Section 1)

Preliminary Agenda

  1. Call to Order and Opening Words
  2. Introduction to MidAmerica Region
  3. Credentials Report and Certification of a Quorum
  4. Approval of the Rules of Order
  5. Report of the Nominating Committee and Election of MidAmerica Trustees, MidAmerica Nominating Committee members, and MUUC Directors
  6. An Expression of Appreciation from our Unitarian Universalist Association Recognition of Those Completing Their Service to the MidAmerica Region This Year
  7. Closing Words (MidAmerica Expression of Appreciation)
  8. Adjournment

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