Category Archives: Organization

Welcome Noemi, Farewell Jolanda

As we embrace the ebb and flow of change within our vibrant community, DRUUMM is at a healthy crossroads of farewell and welcome. We express our deepest gratitude to Jolanda Walter, whose dedication has significantly shaped our community as we have evolved from being an all-volunteer organization. Jolanda’s commitment to DRUUMM has been a beacon […]


DRUUMM is seeking a dedicated, detail-oriented and self-motivated individual for the position ofAdministrator. This person will be responsible for the DRUUMM email inbox, DRUUMMoperations support, delivering membership management and coordinating event logisticalservices. CLOSING DATE: Open until filled, application review will begin April 22 with an anticipated startdate June 1, 2024. HOURS: Up to 15 hours […]

Changes To Our UU Principles: 2024 Spring Caucus

By Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons, Community Minister After years of diligent work, care, and focused effort, a Study Commission has presented a groundbreaking proposal to revise Article II of the Unitarian Universalist Association bylaws, encompassing our faith’s Principles, Purposes, and Sources. This proposal reflects a monumental moment in our journey, aiming to align our foundational documents […]

Deepening Care & Community: Paid Fellowship

Are you ready to make a real difference? Do you share a passion for social justice and a belief in the power of anti-racism and multiculturalism? If you answered yes, then the Diverse and Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM) needs you! As the oldest and largest UU People of Color ministry in North America, […]

Embrace Leadership Within DRUUMM

In the heart of DRUUMM lies a profound commitment to the principles of Unitarian Universalism: our faith centers on love, justice, and the search for truth and meaning. Our mission is deeply rooted in these values, guiding us to nurture leadership and build our wider community. We believe in the power of uniting Black, Indigenous, […]

2024 DRUUMM Sponsorship Invitation

Dear Beloveds and Friends of DRUUMM, As DRUUMM President, I am writing to seek your support for our 2024 DRUUMM Public Worship & Fundraiser. It will be held on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024 at 8:00pm Eastern. Our guest preacher is the Reverend Ali C Bell of Cedar Lane, Maryland and musical artist Saunder Choi of Santa Monica, California. Our liturgist […]

In loving memory of Yielbonzie Charles Johnson (1952-2023)

The Ministries and Faith Development staff offer our condolences to the family and colleagues of the Rev. Yielbonzie Charles Johnson, who died on June 2, 2023, at the age of 70. Yielbonzie was born Charles Edward Johnson on August 26, 1952, in Tulsa, OK to Claude W. Johnson and Sallie M. Johnson. He was the […]