Pacific Northwest District - UUA
PNWD Events for October 2015
The calendar of the Pacific Northwest District includes district-sponsored events, offerings from the UUA’s Pacific Western Region, and other training opportunities that may be of interest to our member congregations. If you have an event you would like to be considered for inclusion, you may submit it here.
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Growth Technology Grant Applications Accepted

Applications accepted August 7 through November 2.

See details at Growth Technology Grants

Kevin Lawson Ordination

The Board of Trustees and the Ministers of First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon invite you to join in celebration of the Ordination of Kevin James Lawson to the Unitarian Universalist ministry!

Saturday, October 3, 2015 Service 2:00pm  Eliot Chapel

Clergy, Religious Educators, ministerial candidates and seminarians are invited to process, and will gather by 1:30 for pictures and processional.
Youth Advisor Training

Held at Olympia UU Congregation

Olympia, WA

9 AM - 4 PM

Registration details posted soon at: Youth Advisor Training

Addictions Ministry Project Conference

Languages of Love: Recovery from Addictions and Mental Illness

If you want to learn more about addiction and mental illness, or you want to enhance the ministry your congregation offers individuals and families who have experienced addiction or other mental illness (which is pretty much everyone), join us from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation on October 10. Highlights from our program include a presentation on "Numbing the Pain: Trauma and Substance Abuse" from Summer Krause who trained with Lisa Najavits who wrote the Seeking Safety curriculum that addresses both addiction and trauma, "Nurturing Our Mental Health," and "Addiction, Mental Illness, and Youth." 

Conference cost: $20, lunch included.

Pay conference fee via Donate Now/Pay Now at
(Scroll down to ‘Other Contributions’ for Addictions Ministry Project.)
Email Barbara Stevens for more information or register now by sending your name, email address, phone number, and congregation name
(if relevant) to


 If you want home hospitality or have special dietary needs, let us know. 
We will try to accommodate them. 


PNWD Office Closed - Indigenous People's Day

In the event of an emergency, contact Pacific Western Region Staff Lead, Rev. Nancy Bowen,
Fall Youth Con

PNWD Fall Youth Con

Camp Cispus

Watch for details to be announced soon.

Installation of Rev. Paul Beckel

Installation of Rev. Paul Beckel at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, WA.
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