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February 2023

Sign up for our DRUUMM Choir by Feb 21st

By |2023-02-07T01:43:41+00:00February 7th, 2023|Worship|

Music is one of the most beautiful parts of our DRUUMM community. Whenever we gather, the joy of singing and sharing in song abounds. This year for our annual Public Worship with guest preacher Rev. Katie Romano Griffin of All Souls Indianapolis, we're excited to be organizing a special DRUUMM Choir with director Amanda Thomas, [...]

January 2023

Sponsor our Public Worship

By |2023-01-24T23:39:24+00:00January 24th, 2023|Events, Fundraiser, Worship|

Each year, DRUUMM co-creates and shares a virtual Public Worship that is open to everyone. We bring together our members, Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) in Unitarian Universalism to offer a religious experience for our beloved multiracial world. In 2021, Rev. Mitra Rahnema preached on "Becoming Human, Again and Again" with music by [...]

Seeking Administrative Consultant

By |2023-01-23T12:23:08+00:00January 23rd, 2023|DRUUMM Beat Newsletter, Organization|

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT  POSITION TITLE: Administrative Consultant DRUUMM is seeking a dedicated, detailed oriented and self-motivated individual for the position of Administrative Consultant. This person will be responsible for delivering membership management and event logistical services. CLOSING DATE: Open until filled, anticipated start date after February 6, 2023. DURATION: Up to 300 hours through June 30, [...]

DRUUMM Village @ GA 2023 Pittsburgh

By |2023-01-23T12:15:49+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Events, GA, Membership|

DRUUMM Village 2023 will be multiplatform event concurrent with General Assembly from Wednesday June 21st to Sunday, June 25th, 2023. The Village is where members of DRUUMM can have the opportunity to grow in community and in faith as we will be holding space for you. Whether you have registered for the main UUA General [...]

May 11: DRUUMM Public Worship

By |2023-01-23T12:13:31+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Events, Fundraiser, Worship|

Save-the-date for our 2023 Public Worship coming up this May 11th, 2023. Join DRUUMM for our annual public worship featuring a festival of Black and Brown joy and resilience through original works of music and preaching. Get ready to SHINE ON with musical director Amanda Thomas and guest minister Rev. Katie Romano Griffin. We are [...]

We Count What Matters

By |2023-01-23T12:11:17+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Antiracism, Membership|

One of the most common responses to a Person of Color in our congregations learning about DRUUMM is that they wish they had known about our community and programs earlier. Too often, People of Color are isolated and disconnected from our larger multicultural ministry. DRUUMM is launching a campaign called "We Count What Matters," focused [...]

May 2022

DRUUMM Village GA 2022, Portland OR

By |2022-06-23T05:07:53+00:00May 25th, 2022|Organization|

  DRUUMM Programs at General Assembly June 22-26, 2022 Portland, Oregon   DRUUMM Village is our collection of worship, workshops, and special events for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color at the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly. Visit our DRUUMM Booth and pickup your member ribbon when you arrive!   DRUUMM has a BIPOC-only space in [...]

Thank you to our 74 co-sponsors!

By |2022-05-03T04:06:20+00:00May 3rd, 2022|Events, Fundraiser, Worship|

"Faith can be both a guiding light and sustaining force throughout the course of one’s life. Yet in a world that is all too cruel and harsh, faith can be twisted, becoming instead a tool that fosters both isolation and a sense of underwhelm. What do we do when this happens for us as Unitarian [...]

April 2022

DRUUMM Elections 2022 (Voting closes May 30)

By |2022-04-30T15:42:23+00:00April 30th, 2022|DRUUMM Beat Newsletter, Membership|

DRUUMM Elections 2022 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 [...]

March 2022

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 [...]