The UU Florida SE Cluster presents our ANNUAL MEETING 2017
Thinking – and Living – Outside the Bubble
with the Rev. Carlton Elliott Smith

Some of us are granted “acceptance“ and “value“
owning to our skin color or other birth-given privilege.
We move through life in a veritable “bubble“ that buffers us from the scars of
separation that others suffer on a daily basis.
This “bubble“ feels like protection, yet it isolates us from deeper understanding
and heartfelt relationships.
Join this dynamic session as we explore how to live “Outside the Bubble.“

  The Rev. Carlton Elliott Smith is one of nine members of the Congregational Life Staff serving the UUA‘s Southern Region. He heads the Cluster Development and Beyond Congregations program. Previously, he served as a parish minister in Metro New York, Oakland (CA), Greater Boston, & Northern Virginia. He received his MDiv from Howard University in 1992 and graduated from the Université de Genève, Switzerland, in 1993.

Recently at the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA Rev. Smith stood for justice, linked arm in arm with Prof. Cornell West, UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray and several other UU ministers, staff and parishioners.


Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 10 am to 3:30 pm
Treasure Coast Unitarian Universalist Congregation
21 SE Central Parkway, Stuart, FL 34994
$20 per person advance by mail until postmark Oct. 16, 2017
$10 Young Adult Registration [up to age 25]
$25 at the door; cash, check or credit card.
Childcare is $20 per child 1-11 years old by mail registration only until postmark October 16.
Please mail check to Kathy Jens-Rochow, Registrar, 1420 SW 13 St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
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Registration includes Lunch and Continental Breakfast
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 Registration + Continentialo Breakfast.
 Welcome and Morning Workshop: Outside the Bubble - Rev. Carlton Elliot Smith
 Cluster Business meeting
 Afternoon Workshop: Dynamics of Congregational Change, also with Rev Smith.

Background: What's an "Information Silo? from Commentary Magazine