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Ministerial Transition

During this time of transition, the Board will continue to stay in touch with you to provide ongoing updates through email and Reflecting with the Board sessions. Feel free to return to this page for current information regarding the transition process. The Board can be contacted by e-mail at The transition team can be reached by e-mail at
Interim Minister

Interim Ministers have a specific skill set. They have a short-term goal of assisting a congregation with moving toward a settled minister. Interim Ministers are engaged as close to immediately after a settled minister leaves, necessitating a short timeline. For these reasons, the Interim is hired by the Board of Trustees of a given Congregation, and is not called by the Congregation. This is codified in the Unity Temple ByLaws, found here and is UUA Policy.

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Reverend Dawn S. Cooley will be joining UTUUC as our Interim Minister on August 1, 2021. We expect Rev. Cooley to be with us for two years. Learn more about Rev. Cooley here.

Ministerial Transition Updates

Below please find archived messages from the Board regarding the current transition.

July 1, 2021
June 1, 2021
May 20, 2021
May 10, 2021
May 6, 2021
April 29, 2021
April 23, 2021
April 6, 2021