Business Meeting

To Attend the Annual Business Meeting                                       

Wednesday, June 16, Part 1, and Thursday, June 17, 2021, Part 2, 1:30-3 p.m. (CT).

This year, all voting members will receive a personal link via email to attend the business meeting. All others may watch via Facebook Live.

Our annual business meeting is held during our Unity Convention, in order to process the business of Unity Worldwide Ministries. While the convention is open to credentialed leaders as well as lay persons, voting is limited to delegates (see below). Elections will be held during Part 1 on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Reports will be given in Part 2, on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Meet the Candidates

Join our live session to meet with the candidates running for  Leadership Recruitment and Development Team (LRDT ) and UWM Board, Wednesday, June 9, 7-9 p.m. CT. Click here to join the live session.

If you are unable to join us at the live session, click the links below to meet the candidates and view a message from LRDT.

Meet the Board of Trustee Candidates

Meet the LRDT Candidates

Message from LRDT

Since our last convention:

Rev. Valerie Mansfield was appointed to the Board to fill a vacancy.

Barbara Thorp, LUT, was selected to fill a vacancy on the LRDT.

Important Facts to Know Before the Business Meeting

The Unity People’s Convention annual business meeting operates with a closed agenda. Any delegate wishing to submit any item of new business shall submit a copy of that item via email Unity Worldwide Ministries (UWM) central office no later than April 30, 2021.

UWM Bylaws, Article VII, Section 4 states:

Nominations by Petition. The names of all persons nominated for election as a trustee by the LRDT shall be sent to all members of Unity Worldwide Ministries by March 30 each year. Thereafter nominations may also be made by petition signed by at least ten (10) members of Unity Worldwide Ministries and submitted to Unity Worldwide Ministries’ headquarters no later than April 30 prior to the convening of the annual convention body business meeting. Petitions must include a statement of the nominee’s qualifications for membership on the board. No nominations shall thereafter be in order from the floor.

Note: The candidates are listed below. The list of nominees was delayed this year. Something came up outside of our control, and we thank you for your understanding.

Delegate Letter Information

Elections will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Non-Unity-minister (lay) voting delegates need to have their delegate letters in by May 30, 2021. No late entries will be accepted. Read the details about lay delegate letter requirements here.

Important Business Meeting Information (PDFs)

Information About the Business Meeting

Business Meeting Agenda Part 1, Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Business Meeting Agenda Part 2, Thursday, June 17, 2021

Voting Delegate Letter Information

LRDT Candidates (Leadership Recruitment and Development Team Candidates)

UWM Board Candidates

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