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Sunday, October 20 & Sunday, October 27
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Select Books from UUA's Beacon Press and Skinner House
Local Artisans & Authors
Yummy Baked Goods

Job Opportunity

Part-time Religious Education Teacher

The UUCGT is seeking a part-time co-teacher (4 hours/week) for the Sunday morning Religious Education class.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with upper elementary and middle school-aged children in a group setting; knowledge of world religions or a willingness to
learn about them; and an interest in learning more about Unitarian Universalism. The teacher is hired by the Board of Trustees and reports to the Director of Religious Education.
This is a part-time position - 4 hours/week at $16 per hour


  • Co-teaches the RE program for K-8th grade children on Sunday mornings during the worship service. Will be available at the church one hour before the service and remain through the coffee hour to greet and communicate with families. (Approximately 9:30-12:00)
  • Prepares weekly by reading the lesson plan and learning any background information relevant
    to the lesson. Assists in the preparation of materials. (Approximately 1 hour per week.)
  • Obtains approval from DRE prior to purchases. Keeps receipts of materials purchased and submits them for reimbursement.
  • Maintains communication with DRE, other teachers, and RE Committee members.
  • Assists in the delivery of multi-generational services.
  • Attends monthly RE Committee meetings, usually held the first Sunday of each month following the service.

Additional hours and responsibilities can be added based on interest in program development, outreach, and curriculum planning.

Start Date: October 13, 2019

All teachers are required to undergo a background check. Email cover letter, resume, and three references to

UUCGT Welcomes Rev. Dr. Cathy Harrington

     Rev. Dr. Catherine (Cathy) Harrington will serve as UUCGT's Interim Minister through August 2021. Rev. Cathy, a second career UU Minister, has served in ministry for over fifteen years with four congregations. After serving for two years as an intern in Austin, Texas, she was a Settled Minister in Ludington, MI for eight years, followed by a four-year Developmental Ministry in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and most recently, spent one year completing a Developmental Ministry in Gainesville, Florida.
     Serving as a Developmental Minister is very similar to an Interim Minister, although usually longer than two years. The UU Congregation in Gainesville, successfully called a Settled Minister this Spring, assisted by Rev. Cathy's guidance.
     Rev. Cathy has a rich and varied background starting as a hairdresser, opening a bakery/café in Seward, Alaska, then feeling a call to Ministry and getting her Masters of Divinity degree at Starr King University, a UU seminary, in 2004. She also earned a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Meadville Lombard in 2012. While a Minister, she has served as a victim liaison for the Department of Defense and as a Police Chaplain. She is also a member of the "Faithful Fools" and we will let her tell us all about that.
     Rev. Cathy is excited to be with UUCGT over the next two years on our journey to search and find a Settled Minister.



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where all can freely explore diverse religious thought.

We work for justice and equality with the power of compassion and compassionate power.


6726 Center Road
Traverse City, MI 49686



Please click on the link here:  We Are Unitarian Universalists

(See transcript here)

Copyright Unitarian Universalist Association –


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(adopted June 2019)

Living our Unitarian Universalist Principles, we:

       Welcome all who come here and we assume good intentions.

       Encourage all voices to speak and willingly listen for understanding.

       Lift up work for justice and equity in areas including race, gender, and sexuality.

       Choose responsible participation in the interdependent web.

       Operate democratically in congregational work and decision making.

       Match passions with service to the congregation.

       Extend compassion to all.


For more information, please contact the UUCGT office at 231.947.3117

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Grand Traverse
6726 Center Road
Traverse City, MI 49686

Office hours
Monday – Thursday
9:00 am – 3:00