Unitarian Universalist Convocation 2016
Earl Holt, president of the Unitarian Universalist History and Heritage Society (UUHHS) welcomes CONVO participants to the Twin Cities.
Rosemary Bray McNatt, President of the Starr King School for the Ministry presented the first Collegium Scholar Talk on Thursday evening.
Stephanie May
Arliss Ungar talked on Horatio Stebbins: Growing Unitarianism Beyond the Boundaries of Boston.  GO TO CONVO PAPERS ON-LINE
Nic Cable, Ministerial Intern at Unity Church-Unitarian led Friday morning chapel.
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October 27 – 30, 2016 at the Hilton Hotel,Bloomington, Minnesota
Beyond Boundaries:Controversies, Frontiers,and Growth in Unitarian Universalism
Conference speakers and presentations
Kendyl Gibbons, minister at All Souls UU Church in Kansas City presenting Radicals on the Prairie: A Story of Universalist Heresy: the story of Universalist minister Rev. Herman Bisbee who was charged with heresy.
Rosemary Bray McNatt’s Friday morning presentation. Rosemary is President of the Starr King School for the Ministry.
Bringing a Grander Civilization to Frontier Portland: Unitarian Civilizers and Anglo- Saxonism was presented by Cindy Cumfer.
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Sue Phillips presenting her lecture on Re-imagining Congregational Polity for a Beyond- Congregation Age. 
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Molnar Lehel on, Introducing Americans to the Hungarian Unitarian Archives in Koloszvar and Uncovering our Common Transylvanian-American History through International Collaborative Research: Mrs. Richmond’s Amazing Gift. GO TO CONVO PAPERS ON-LINE
John Leeker, Archivist at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago speaking on Community Archiving.
Sarah Oelberg talking on Fire Across the Prairie: the Beginnings of Humanism in Unitarianism.
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Wall of young people’s room at Unity.
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Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Friday, October 28, 2016
John Leeker and Molnar Lehel responding to audience questions. Molnar Lehel is the Archivist at Unitarian Headquarters in Kolozsvar.  GO TO CONVO PAPERS ON-LINE
Tisa Wenger, Professor of American Religious History at Yale University was the UU History and Heritage theme speaker.
Richard Kellaway presented his research on Free Religion Following the Parliament.
When Japanese Unitarians Told the Americans to go Home was George Williams topic.
Claudia Elferdink
Mark Harris, How Convers Francis Transformed Unitarianism.
Sofia Betancourt
Participants listening to the Friday evening performance The Humanist Camelot in Western Wisconsin: 1888-1892.
Victor Urbanowicz at the podium leading the Friday evening performance of The Humanist Camelot in Western Wisconsin: 1888-1892.
The other conference at the Airport Hilton that weekend, A large congregation of Japanese Kendama fans, on hand for the 2016 Minnesota Kendama Open. Kendama is a wood cup and ball game.
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