Local Groups/Chapters


Deborah Taylor is a UUJME board member from All Souls Unitarian Church in New York City. Deborah can be reached at deborah@uujme.org.

Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East includes local groups and chapters throughout the United States. We encourage you to start a group affiliated with your Unitarian Universalist church. Useful links to help you plan your group:

  • Click here for guidelines established by the national Board of Directors for the operation of local groups.
  • Click here for the New Group Application Form.
  • Click here for an example of the Bylaws created by the UUJME group affiliated with the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, PA
Click on the calendar below for a listing of local group events.



Below you will find the contact information for currently active groups and groups in the process of formation. Some UUJME chapters or local groups may not be listed, so if you don’t see one listed in your area (or would like to have your own group listed) please email us at uujme@uujme.org or call us at 347-338-8563 .


Anchorage Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2824 East 18th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99508-3033
Contact: Gary Hothaus


Unitarian Universalist Church of Anaheim
511 South Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92805-4525
Contact: Ruth Shapin, Ted Shapin, Rycharde Powell

Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Congregation
820 North Fairview Avenue
Goleta, CA 93117-1823
Contact: Gail Goehme

Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church of Pasadena
301 North Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91103-3450
Contact: Reverend Lissa Gundlach

Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento
2425 Sierra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95825
Contact: Cathy Hackett or office@uuss.org

First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
4190 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103-2098
Contact: Cathy Pfister


First Unitarian Society of Denver
1400 Lafayette Street
Denver, CO 80218-2312
Contact: Kathy Glatz

First Universalist Church of Denver
4101 East Hampden Avenue
Denver, CO 80222-7262
Contact: Peter Peterson, Gary Anderson

Foothills Unitarian Church
1815 Yorktown Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80826
Contact: Eleanor Dwight, Elizabeth Stanley

Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist Community
520 South 3rd Street
Carbondale, CO 81623
Contact: Sue Edelstein


First Universalist Society of New Haven
608 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511-2219
Contact: Elizabeth Neuse

Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden, CT 06517
Contact: Patrick Deak, Lois Smith

Universalist Church of West Hartford
433 Fern Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-2002
Contact: Jody Gray-Linden


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
1911 Cliff Valley Way NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2420
Contact: Linda Bell

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett
12 Bethesda Church Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30044-4236
Contact: Barry Heath, JoAnn Weiss


Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
6200 Garrett Street
Boise, ID 83714-1250
Contact: Debbie Espen


Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation
875 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301-1341
Contact: Edward G. White


Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast
37 Miller Street
Belfast, ME 04915
Contact: Cathy Mink

First Parish Portland, ME
425 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101-3505
Contact: Christina Sillari


River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Middle East Task Force
6301 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817-5825
Contact: Steven Buck, Jack Edmonston


First Parish in Bedford
First Parish Peace and Justice Group
75 The Great Road
Bedford, MA 01730-2704
Contact: David Packer, Brown Pulliam, Joe Pompei

First Parish Church in Beverly
225 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915-5719
Contact: Tony Constantino

Arlington Street Church
351 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-3303
Contact: Peter Lowber

Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-3601
Contact: Dean Stevens

First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist
Greater Boston; UUJME - Massachusetts Chapter
1446 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact: Donald McInnes, Susan Nye

First Church and Parish in Dedham
670 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026-4112
Contact: Kevin Carson

Follen Church Society
755 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington< MA 02420-3916
Contact: Stan Griffith

Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead
28 Mugford Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
Contact: Carolyn Corzine


First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor UUs for Justice in the Middle East
4001 Ann Arbor Saline Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-8739
Contact: Anne Garcia


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth
835 West College Street
Duluth, MN 55811-4901
Contact: Reverend Bruce Johnson

First Unitarian Minneapolis
1422 Trollhagen Drive
Fridley, MN 55421
Contact: Bill McGrath, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northfield

First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN


Unitarian Church of Lincoln, NE
Lincoln League for Middle East Peace (LLMEP)
6300 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68410-5009
Contact: Jean Eileen Durgan-Clinchard


Unitarian Universalist Church of Keene, NH
Middle East Study Group
69 Washington Street
Keene, NH 03431-3130
Contact: James L. Smart

Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church
25 Main Street
Peterborough, NH 03458-2447
Contact: Reverend David D. Van Strien

Starr King Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
101 Fairgrounds Road
Plymouth, NH 03264
Contact: William Trought


First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County
County Road 519 & Oak Summit Road
Frenchtown, NJ 08825
Contact: Cara Siminetta


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton
183 Riverside Drive
Binghamton, NY 13905-4171
Contact: Fred Trzcinski

First Unitarian Congregation Society in Brooklyn
48 Monroe Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201-2603
Contact: Mary Most

First Unitarian Society of Ithaca
Ithaca, NY
Contact: Cris McConkey

The Unitarian Church of All Souls
1157 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10075
Contact: Deborah Taylor, Karen Steele

UU Fellowship of Poughkeepsie
67 South Randolph Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5127
Contact: Reverend Walter LeFiore

First Unitarian Church of Rochester
220 South Winton Road
Rochester, NY 14610-2956
Contact: Ron Johnson

First Universalist Church of Rochester
150 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604-1803


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville
1 Edwin Place
Asheville, NC 28801-1401
Contact: Reverend Mark Ward


St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church
320 Resor Avenue
Cincinatti, OH 45220-1616
Contact: Reverend Mitra Jafarzadeh

West Shore UU Church
20401 Hilliard Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44116-3506
Contact:: Kathleen Rolenz


Channing Unitarian Universalist Church
2800 West 15th Street
Edmond, OK 73013
Contact: Reverend Jim Eller


First Untarian Church
1211 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205-1702
Contact: Curt Bell


Main Line Unitarian Church
816 South Valley Forge Road
Devon, PA 19333-1825
Contact: Gene Ramsbottom

First Unitarian Church of Pittburgh
605 Morewood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact: Reverend David Herndon


First Unitarian Church of Providence
1 Benevolent Street
Providence, RI 12906-1102
Contact: Martha Cussler


Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Beaufort
178 Sams Point Road
Beaufort, SC 29907-2013
Contact: Reverend Kevin Tarsa, Barbara Banus, SEJ Chair, Michael Intintoli, SEJ Member


Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church
1900 Bering Drive
Houston, TX 77057

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston
5200 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77004

First Unitarian Universalist Church Copperfield Campus
6830 North Eldridge Parkway, Suite 303
Houston, TX 77041-2638
Contact: Dana Ashwari


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Blacksburg
1301 Gladewood Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Contact: Morton Nadler

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA
4444 Arlington Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22204
Contact: Eugene Mulligan, Kit Britton, Sara Anderson


East Shore Unitarian Church
Puget Sound UUJME Chapter
12700 Southeast 32nd Street
Bellevue, WA 98005-4317
Contact: Cathy Barich