Membership and Donations

Membership and donations enable the UU Studies Network to involve lay leaders, religious professionals, students, academics, and independent scholars in deeper engagement with historical, cultural, ethical and theological issues concerning Unitarian Universalism. 

Membership guarantees receipt of its quarterly electronic newsletter; notices of upcoming events, lectures, and discussions; and a printed copy of our annual Journal of Unitarian Universalist Studies, with scholarly essays and discussions and reviews of current publications in the field.

Your Membership and Donations Support these Activities and More

  • The editing and printing of the Journal of Unitarian Universalist Studies, (which continues the Journal of Unitarian Universalist History).
  • The annual Conrad Wright Lecture at the UUA General Assembly, given by a distinguished scholar.
  • The Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography, an ever-expanding online resource providing hundreds of detailed and well-researched biographies.
  • Student scholarships to biennial Convocations of UU Studies.
  • Prizes for student essays in UU history, publication of UU
    congregational histories, and for scholarship and translations about the Polish Brethren.   
  • Efforts to network and support congregational historians and archivists.
  • The UU History Chat listserv, helping both scholars and everyday UUs with queries, interactive conversations and debates on a wide range of topics.
  • A growing number of other online and virtual discussions.

Most of all, your contributions support the larger work of connecting people in the study, analysis, interpretation, and understanding of Unitarian and Universalism, both past and present.

Join or Donate Online or by Mail

Donate, join or renew your membership using our secure payment gateway. Select Membership or Donate. You may also use our paper Membership/Donate form.  Instructions are on the form.

Address: UU Studies Network c/o Meadville Lombard Theological School, 180 N Wabash Ave Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60601.

When you join or renew your membership, you will have an option to make an additional donation
You can also make a donation directly to the Unitarian Universalists Studies Network. Your generosity will very welcomed.