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Welcome to the Joseph Priestley District

...serving 71 congregations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

"It is the mission of the Joseph Priestley District to develop and strengthen a community of healthy congregations and affiliates, striving for diversity of theology and culture, deepening our sense of mutual accountability to each other and the movement."

Address: 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 1008, Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-778-4564, Toll Free: 800-351-6637

District News & Notes

In sadness...

Dearest ones,

It is with a deep sadness and sense of loss that I share this news from the ministerial team of the UU Congregation of Fairfax, informing us of the death on Monday morning of our JPD Board President, Lillian Christman, after her struggle with pancreatic cancer.  Lillian's love of Unitarian Universalism and service to the congregations of the Joseph Priestley District will remain with us always.  I and the JPD Board of Directors send our heartfelt sorrow and...

2015 District Assembly

SAVE THE DATE!
2015 District Assembly
Weaving the Fabric of Our Faith:
A Tapestry of Impact, Innovation and Interconnection

April 10-11, 2015
ACE Conference Center
, Lafayette Hill, PA

The Keynote Speakers will be Mark Bernstein and Patricia Infante, both Congregational...

Outstanding UU Awards - Nominations Accepted Until March 2, 2015!

Nominations are now being accepted for the Outstanding UU, Outstanding UU Young Adult and Outstanding UU Youth Awards. Please use the nomination form, found below, to submit a nomination for either of the three awards. The deadline for nominations is noon on March 2, 2015.

The awards will be presented during the Joseph Priestley District Assembly, to be held on April 10-11, 2015 at the ACE Conference Center, 800 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444.

2015 JPD Worship Arts Festival - Worship Wide: Overcoming Barriers to Spiritual Community

2015 JPD Worship Arts Festival - Registration is OPEN!
February 20-21, 2015
UU Congregation of Fairfax, VA

Featured Presenters: Mark Bernstein, Jennifer Brooks, Madelyn Campbell, Michelle Collins, Dani Fiore, David M. Glasgow, Carl Gregg, Pawel Jura, Erik Martinez Resly, Andrew Mertz, Osaretin "Osa" Obaseki, Julie Price, David Pyle, Jennifer Rodgers and Sharon Werth
...

Get on the Train to Selma!

The Central East Regional Group Calls You To
Get on the Train to Selma!

March 4-10, 2015

Unitarian Universalist Association Moderator Jim Key has called upon Unitarian Universalists to Return to Selma, and the Central East Regional Group invites you to travel to Selma as our fellow UU’s did 50 years ago… on...

Building Healthy Congregations

Building Healthy Congregations
A Series of Four Workshops for Teams from Congregations


March 14, March 28, April 18 and May 16, 2015
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Workshops will be held at the
Towson UU Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD 21093

Leaders:
Rev. David Pyle...