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Welcome! The Women and Religion Movement is alive and well in the 21st Century. A grassroots project started by lay leaders in the 1970s as an effort to promote examination of religious roots of sexism and patriarchy within the UUA and beyond, UU Women and Religion officially began as a task force following the unanimously-passed WOMEN AND RELIGION RESOLUTION at the 1977 UUA General Assembly. Although the Task Force was eventually sunsetted, the movement still exists in UU Districts that hold Women & Religion programs and woman-focused gatherings. It exists at General Assembly, where UUW&R has an annual gathering and a booth in the display area. And it lives in the hearts and lives of women and men who have been touched by the many changes inspired by this movement.

"We do not want a piece of the pie. It is still a patriarchal pie. We want to change the recipe!" -- Rosemary Matson

Cakes = Cakes for the Queen of Heaven leader

MSUU = Ministerial Sisterhood UU

UUWR = Continental UU Women and Religion

UUWF = UU Women's Federation

UUWHS = UU Women’s Heritage Society

W&R = Women and Religion

Rev. Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley (1949-2006) UUWF

Rev. Jean Lois Witman Gilpatrick
 (1925-2009) UUWF

Rev. Marjorie Newlin Leaming (1915-2010) UUWF, MSUU 1974 founding member

Rev. Dorothy W. Kimble (1942-2011)  MSUU

Marilyn Abbott Gentile (1926-2013) UUWR

Rev. Janet H. Bowering (1930-2014) UUWF, Clara Barton Camp

Rosemary Matson (1915-2014) UUWR, UUWF

Rev. Elinor Artman (1927-2014) Cakes, UUWF

Rev. Dorothy S. Boroush (1925-2014) UUWHS

Rev. Roberta M. "Bobbie" Nelson (1935-2015) UUWF Ministry to Women Award, in 2001

Rev. Christine E. Hillman (1949-2015) Cakes,

Rev. Julie Denny-Hughes (1946-2016) Cakes, coauthored a UUA task force report on clergy sexual misconduct.

Rev. Carol I. Brody (1928-2016) UUW&R

Rev. Joan Kahn-Schneider (1930-2017) MSUU

Phyllis M. McKeeman (1923-2017) UUWF

Rev. Martha L Munson (1953-2017) MSUU

Rev. Beth E. Cooper (1975-2017)

Rev. Bets Weinecke (1936-2017) MSUU, PSWD W&R

Rev. Sarah Barber-Braun (1925-2017) UUWHS

Rev. Katherine "Kay" Greenleaf (1939-2018) MSUU

Rev. Eileen B. Karpeles (1925-2018)  MSUU