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Dr. Leon Spencer Odyssey Video

By |2022-03-17T15:42:17+00:00March 17th, 2022|Organization|

Leon Spencer Odyssey Video Dear ones, we are honored to share the full Dr. Leon Spencer Odyssey with you, which was captured, edited, and is now ready for release to you members of our beloved Universalist Unitarian family of faith! There is a great joy in sharing an Odyssey and wisdom from our elders for [...]

Help DRUUMM Raise $2,500 for Faith Formation & Pastoral Care

By |2021-12-16T14:51:38+00:00December 16th, 2021|Fundraiser, Organization|

We invite DRUUMM members and supporters to help us raise $2,500 to support our work with BIPOC UUs in 2022. Our annual Faithify will help us develop a lay pastoral care training that we anticipate launching by the end of 2022, and produce our Elder Spiritual Odyssey programs that connect stories of faith journeys of [...]

Mathew P. Taylor #RestinPower

By |2021-12-14T10:40:19+00:00December 9th, 2021|Chaplain, Organization|

Dear DRUUMM Community, We are grieving again. Our beloved friend, Mathew P. Taylor, has died. This is a shock to everyone. They was recently hospitalized and discharged, and he seemed to be recovering well. They were in our DRUUMM Steering Committee worship last week in his role serving as our Vice President. Your DRUUMM chaplains [...]

Welcome Roddy Biggs

By |2021-11-14T13:52:11+00:00November 14th, 2021|Organization|

We are delighted to welcome Roddy Biggs (they/them) to the DRUUMM team as an MDIV volunteer out of Meadville-Lombard Theological School. I'm healing, I'm growing; I'm learning to love myself, trying to find my place on this topsy-turvy journey that we call life. Roddy is a Queer, BIPOC, Young Adult, Unitarian Universalist, with lived experiences [...]

#TBT Happy New Year to All We Hold Dear

By |2021-09-16T01:18:44+00:00September 16th, 2021|DRUUMM Beat Newsletter, Organization|

#TBT January 2017 Over my 20 years in DRUUMM, it has always been one of those rare places where I feel the fullness of myself nurtured and reflected back in community. I made the choice as a youth to always strive to be part of an anti-racist collective, that centers the experiences of those most [...]

Installation of our 2020-2021 Steering Committee

By |2021-08-16T04:51:27+00:00August 16th, 2021|Organization|

On August 2nd, DRUUMM members and friends from around the world joined together for an Installation Ceremony of the 2020-2021 Steering Committee. We welcomed new leaders elected during our annual business meeting: Sangye Hawke, Secretary; Dandelion Prinsloo, Vice-President, Paul Niyonizigiye, Outreach Co-Coordinator, and returning members of the committee. Installation Program: Welcome - Rev. Danielle Di [...]

Installation of our new Steering Committee

By |2021-07-09T05:05:54+00:00July 9th, 2021|Membership, Organization, Worship|

We are grateful to our members who are answering the call to leadership and service. DRUUMM warmly invites members and special guests to the Installation Ceremony of the 2021-2022 DRUUMM Steering Committee to be held virtually via Zoom. Join us as we formally celebrate the covenantal relationship between our DRUUMM community and DRUUMM Steering Committee, [...]

DRUUMM 2021 Directory of BIPOC Groups

By |2021-06-27T08:34:53+00:00June 27th, 2021|Organization|

DRUUMM maintains with permission a public directory of local and regional Black, Indigenous and People of Color Groups, small group ministries and area programs in order to provide more intentional support, facilitate networking, and develop stronger accountability with UU People of Color across the UUA. Our vision is to make this accessible publicly including online [...]

Candidates for DRUUMM Steering Committee

By |2021-06-25T12:24:20+00:00June 25th, 2021|Organization|

As a community ministry, we uphold a democratic process where members elect our leadership. DRUUMM holds elections each year to vote on members to serve on our Steering Committee, our highest governing body. Per our bylaws, a nominating committee was formed and candidates have been proposed for the vacant positions. We are grateful to Ayanna Kafi and [...]