Sara Charbonneau


Loss, Uncertainty and Purpose Drive Innovation

September 28, 2020

The sun sets through the smoke in Washington state.Photo courtesy of Alex Candalla, Executive Director of Wesley Des Moines a Wesley Community, Washington. A Message from UMA President and CEO, Mary Kemper The past seven months have been a season of tremendous loss and uncertainty. The duration of an historic pandemic, raging fires, painful social…

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UMA Awards 2019

May 20, 2019

Presented and Celebrated on May 7, 2019 in Fort Myers, Florida. 2019 Mission Award Carol B. McKinley, Ph.D. United Methodist Communities Neptune, NJ Dr. Carol McKinley has dedicated herself to the EAGLE Commission and the UMA Board for many years, selflessly giving many hundreds of hours to further the mission of UMA and EAGLE. She…

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UMA 2020 Annual Meeting

May 8, 2019

Join us for the UMA 2020 Annual Meeting to be held on April 28-30.UMA will be hosted by Fraiser, located in Boulder, Colorado. Registration for this event will begin in early 2020.Please stay tuned to our newsletter for more details.

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Happy Easter and Passover

April 19, 2019

UMA wishes you a Happy Easter and Passover.

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UMA Innovations Summit Registration

July 30, 2020

REGISTRATION FOR THE INNOVATIONS SUMMIT IS NOW CLOSED. Thank you to all our presenters and attendees for your participation. A list of the October 15 and 16 Education Sessions can be found here. Did you miss the Innovations Summit?  Recordings can be purchased here: Purchase Jack Uldrich Keynote Address HERE. Purchase Innovations Summit Educational Sessions…

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Mary’s Message: Finding Joy

January 30, 2019

Greetings from the D.C. metro area! This week, the federal government reopened, the gears unstuck, and the beltway and metro escalators are once again snarled with commuters, ending record-breaking gridlock in our nation’s capital. What does that have to do with joy? The past month has been a stressful one for our nation’s federal workers.…

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