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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

2015 District Assembly

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

April 11-12, 2015
ACE Conference Center
, Lafayette Hill, PA

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

January In Care Seminarian Retreat

January In Care Seminarian Retreat
January 4-5, 2015
Zigler Retreat Center, 50 Main Street, New Windsor, MD  21776

Join us for a winter break.

Start 2015 off right with this 24 hour retreat brought to you by the Joseph Priestley District In Care Program.  Facilitated by area ministers, you'll be able to connect with other students (and those considering and preparing for ministry),...

OWL Teacher Training - JPD North

Our Whole Lives (OWL) Teacher Training - Elementary Level is being offered in the northern part of the JPD

When: January 23-25, 2015
UU Church in Cherry Hill

For more information on the training and to register online, please visit:

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

Rev. David Pyle...