Held During the Annual Unity Convention
Wednesday, June 16, Part 1, and Thursday, June 17, 2021, Part 2, 1:30-3 p.m. (CT).
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.
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
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)
LRDT Candidates (Leadership Recruitment and Development Team Candidates)
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