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Local Groups/Chapters

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. 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 by-laws created by the UUJME group affiliated with the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, PA.

Click on the calendar for a listing of local group events.



Below is 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 or call us at 347-338-8563 .


    The UU Church of Orange County
    511 South Harbor Boulevard
    Anaheim, CA 92805-4525
    Church website:
    Contact: Rycharde Powell
    Email: rychardepowellohiomaple (at)
    Contact: Ruth Shapin
    Email: Ruth (at)
    Contact: Ted Shapin
    Email: Ted (at)

    Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Congregation
    820 North Fairview Avenue
    Goleta, CA 93117-1823
    Church website:
    Contact: Gail Boehme
    Email: GailGBoehm (at)   


    First Universalist Church
    4101 East Hampden Avenue
    Denver, CO 80222-7262
    Church website:
    Contact: Peter Peterson
    Email: MPPeters21 (at)   

    Foothills Unitarian Church
    1815 Yorktown Avenue
    Fort Collins, CO 80526-1658
    Church website:
    Contact: Eleanor Dwight
    Email:  Eleanor (at)


    First Unitarian Universalist Church
    700 Hartford Turnpike
    Hamden, CT 06517-2214
    Church website:
    Contact: Elizabeth Neuse
    Email: february (at)   


    Boise UU Fellowship
    Boise, ID
    Contact: Deborah K. Espen
    debbieespen (at)
    (Networks with: Idaho Peace Coalition, Voices for Palestine)


    First Unitarian Universalist Church
    37 Miller Street
    Belfast, ME 04915
    Church website:
    Contact: Catherine (Cathy) Mink
    Email: thespark (at)   


    Middle East Task Force
    River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation
    6301 River Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    Church website:
    Contact:  Stephen Buck, co-chair
    Email:  rowyourboat (at)


    First Parish (Unitarian Universalist)
    Beverly, MA 01915-5719
    Church website:
    Contact: Anthony (Tony) Constantino
    Email: toc145 (at)

    Unitarian Universalist Church
    Marblehead, MA 01945-3449
    Church website:
    Contact: Carolyn Corzine
    Email: Carolyn (at)

    First Parish UU
    75 Great Rd
    Bedford, MA 01730
    First Parish Peace and Justice Group
    Contact: Brown Pulliam
    Email: brown.pulliam2 (at)
    Phone: 781-275-0090
    UUJME Massachusetts Chapter
    Regional for Massachusetts and the Greater Boston Area
    Contact: Diana Digges dldigges (at)


    Ann Arbor Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East
    First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor
    4001 Ann Arbor-Saline Road
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103-8739
    Church website:
    Chapter website:
    Contact: George Garcia
    Email: gagarcia325 (at)
    Meetings: second Sunday of each month, except May (3rd Sunday)


    (Members solicited from all 23 Minnesota congregations, but primarily First Unitarian Minneapolis)
    Contact: Willis Unke, unke (at), 763-571-4265
    1433 Trollhagen Dr, Fridley, MN 55421
    uujmemn (at)


   Unitarian Church of Lincoln NE--Lincoln League for Middle East Peace (LLMEP)
   Eileen Durgan-Clinchard Jeaneileen (at)
   6300 A Street
   Lincoln NE 68510-5008

New York

   UUJME Chapter at First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, Ithaca, NY
   Mailing:Attn Chris McConkey cris (at)
   402 Aiken Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886
   Martha Ferger jferger (at), 607-844-8184
   PO Box 8, Dryden, NY 13053
   Unitarian Church of All Souls, NYC (UUJME/ASNYC)
    1159 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY 10075
    (212) 535-5530
   Contact: Deborah Taylor dft4net0 (at)
   Co-Chair Mary Geissman mgeissman (at)


    First Unitarian Church
    1034 SW 13th Ave
    Portland, OR 97205
    Contact: Curtis Bell
    Email: mckimbells (at)
    Phone: (503)227-0016


    Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East--Pittsburgh Chapter
    First Unitarian Church
    605 Morewood Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221-2909
    Church website:
    Contact: Brian Ramsey
    Meetings: 12:30 PM on third Sundays of each month   

    Mainline Unitarian Church (MLUC)
    816 South Valley Forge Road
    Devon, PA 19333-1825
    Church website:
    Contact:  Gene Ramsbottom
    Email:  earamsbottom (at)


    Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the New River Valley
    1301 Gladewood Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    Church website:
    Contact: Morton Nadler
    Email: tampsa (at)
    Meetings: 7 PM on first Tuesdays of each month

    The Middle East Task Force
    Cedar Lane UU Church
    9601 Cedar Lane
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    Contact: Ralph Krause
    thekrauses (at)


    UUJME Chapter: Puget Sound Chapter (Members from multi - area Congregations)
     East Shore Unitarian Church
    12700 SE 32nd Street
     Bellevue WA 98005
     Mailing: Attn: Cathy Barich cbarich (at)