new england chapter 

of lreda

Embracing justice, love, and equity

new england lreda

NEL Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 12 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in person & on Zoom

This year, we are trying something new! We know that schedules are full and capacity is limited, but we hope you will attend the Annual Meeting and take the time to check in and be together with your colleagues. We will  gather at First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton (1326 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465) and on Zoom. Please register to receive the full schedule.

This will be a mask recommended event when not eating or drinking and there will be coffee and snacks upon arrival, worship, singing, lunch, and a guest speaker to be announced as we get closer to the date.

Register here

The New England Chapter covers Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.  

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If you have items for our NEL Chapter newsletter, please send them to Joan McDonald at
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Your NEL Chapter Leadership Team

From left to right: Devin, Jessica, Joan, Jesse, Twinks, and April

The New England Chapter of LREDA promotes the values of liberal religious education through a regional professional organization, embracing the philosophies and ideals of justice, love and equity of Continental LREDA. 

 NE LREDA is an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural, welcoming organization that supports and advocates for religious educators of every age, race/ethnicity, class, gender, gender identity, physical ability and sexual orientation. 

 Membership in your local chapter provides collegial support and connection, opportunities to collaborate, and access to events throughout the year

NEL Chapter leadership:

Chapter Dues:

Chapter dues are $25 and you can pay using either of the buttons on the left or by check. Make the check payable to LREDA and put 'NEL Chapter Dues' and the educator's name in the memo line and mail it to LREDA, 284 Hartford Ave #1002, Bellingham, MA 02019. 

Note:  To join a Chapter you must also be a member of LREDA.

Chapter Expenses:

Use this FORM to claim Chapter expenses for reimbursement. Once completed email it to the Chapter Treasurer / President for approval.