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UUA President: ‘I cast my lot with you’

I am thinking of all of you. It is now three months into my term as UUA President, and it has been a time of repeated tragedies and traumas. These have included political traumas including the Transgender Military Ban and the rescinding of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. They have also included the devastating natural disasters of fires out West and Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria that devastated parts of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. And there have been the violent human tragedies of Charlottesville and now Las Vegas.
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UUA Board appoints co-presidents

The Unitarian Universalist Association has appointed three co-presidents — the Rev. Sofía Betancourt, the Rev. William G. Sinkford, and Leon Spencer — to lead the UUA until a president is elected in June by the 2017 General Assembly. UU World reported that the UUA board also approved a “Presidential Transition Plan ‘to frame the brief tenure of the transitional team and help shape Unitarian Universalism into the future.’”