Universalist Convocation Cancelled

In response to the current coronavirus national health situation, the 2020 Universalist Convocation has been cancelled.  We hope everyone remains safe and in good health.

Please plan to join us at the May 2021 Universalist Convocation that will be held at Northwest UU Congregation in the Atlanta area.


Since 1990, Universalists have been holding their annual convocation to holdfast the spiritual roots of American Universalism.  Join us for the Universalist Convocation 2020.

Theme: Back to the Future: 21st Century Universalism
When: May 15 – 17, 2020 (Cancelled)
Where: Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church, Seven Springs, NC

Discover Our Universalist roots!

Attending this Universalist Convocation is a perfect opportunity to learn the rich history of the other U in our UU faith tradition.

Keynote Speakers

Rev. Jake B. Morrill

Rev. Jake Morrill has served since 2003 as the Lead Minister of the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Formerly a Trustee on the Board of the Unitarian Universalist Association and also a Chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve, Jake has been the Executive Director of the UU Christian Fellowship since 2015. He and his wife, Molly, are the proud parents of two school-age kids.


Rev. Cheryl M. Walker

Rev. Cheryl M. Walker has served as the Pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Wilmington since 2009. Prior to coming to Wilmington, she served four years as the Assistant Minister at the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York City. Rev. Cheryl is the immediate past President of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Springfield College and a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. She lives with her partner, Elizabeth, and their two fierce and fluffy cats, Ntohzake and Octavia.

Rev. Claudia M. Frost

Rev. Claudia M. Frost since 2009 has served as the minister of Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church in rural eastern, NC. Prior to coming to Outlaw’s Bridge she served two years as the Coordinator then Minister of Pastoral Care at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Durham, NC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. Prior to answering the call to ministry, Claudia had over thirty years of Intensive Care experience as a Registered Nurse. She and her husband, Dave, are the proud parents of three adult children and eight beautiful grandchildren.


Special Program

Keepers of the Southern Flame” – A Visit with Southern Personalities

  • Julie Kent Outlaw (1824-1894)
  • Hannah Jewett Powell (1866-1954)
  • Annie Bissell Jordan Willis (1893-1977)
  • and others. . .