A large crowd of friends from eight different MUA Congregations gathered at Warwick on Sunday 17th May to join in a Service of Celebration marking fifty years of service to Warwick Unitarians by Malcolm Sadler.
Friends from most of the MUA congregations met at Oat St Chapel, Evesham for the Annual Asparagus Lunch. In spite of the gloomy weather, it was a joyful occasion. The service beforehand was led by the President of the General Assembly of Unitarian & Free Christian Churches, Rev. Bob Wightman, who spoke inspiringly about the … Read more
19 delegates from seven MUA congregations attended a whole-day training course about Small Group Ministry, led by the inspirational Rev. Jim Robinson of Hampstead. After a spiritual opening session, to remind us that we are a spiritual community, not just a social club, we all “checked in”, by sharing the wide variety of small groups … Read more
Below is the link to a splendid article by Oxford’s Pulpit Secretary, Catherine Robinson, which was published in the Guardian and online on 28th March 2009. As a succint summary of what Unitarianism is about, it can hardly be bettered. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2009/mar/28/unitarian-tim-berners-lee
38 members from 13 of our 18 congregations, plus two visitors (Mrs. Joyce Ashworth, President of the Unitarian General Assembly and Mrs. Lis Dyson-Jones, MUA link member on the GA’s Executive Committee) came together on a beautiful Spring day at Coventry’s Great Meeting House Unitarian Church. The business part of the meeting went very smoothly, … Read more
At our AGM on 21st March 2009, at the Great Meeting House Unitarian Church, Coventry, it was decided by the meeting that our ‘working name’ (in other words what we are known as) should be changed from ‘Midland Union’ to ‘Midland Unitarian Association’, MUA for short. Four names had been put forward for consideration: ‘Midland … Read more
The congregation at Kingswood Meeting House, Hollywood, were honoured to be visited by HRH the Duke of Gloucester on Thursday 12th March 2009. Also in attendance were the Mayor of Bromsgrove, and Mrs. Joyce Ashworth, President of the General Assembly of Unitarian & Free Christian Churches. The Lord Lieutenant of Worcestershire and his wife accompanied … Read more