National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc. (NUCUAA) - Celebrating Over 100 Years!

The 2019 Centennial Convention is over, but you can still experience some of the excitement we felt. Some selected videos and pictures taken at the convention are posted below (after the 101st National Convention information). 
For more information regarding our parent site, whether it is what the Association has to offer you or convention information, feel free to visit their website at

NUCUAA Centennial Celebration Pictorial Memory Book

Click here to read NUCUAA President Jones' letter regarding the Pictorial Memory Book.  To download a copy of the order form click here or go to to order online.

NUCUAA Updates
A detailed letter has been distributed from National Board of Directors Chairman Melinda Wilkins.  Below are some excerpts from the letter.

Please welcome Director Ferrolin Winston from the state of Minnesota to the Board of Directors, to fill the vacancy of late Director Ozie Roddy.  His term expires July 2021.


Please send all dues, fees, vouchers, and any requests pertaining to National finances to the National Financial Secretary.


We are considering hosting a virtual meeting instead of an in-person meeting for the Board’s 2021 Mid-Winter Conference.



A new updated version of our School of Ushering Manual will be available October 1, 2020 for a cost of $10.00.


The 102nd National Convention is scheduled to be held in Phoenix, Arizona

July 26-July 30, 2021


                                                                 Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel

                                                                 340 N. 3rd Street

                                                                 Phoenix, Arizona 85004

                                                                 Hotel Rate $129.00 Per Night Across the Board

                                                                 Total Tax 12.27%

                                                                  (Total for One Night with Taxes $144.82)


Reservations: Call 1-866-837-4213 or via our website at  Click on Convention/Conference, select 102nd National Convention then click on NUCUAA for online Reservations.


The hotel will require a one night’s room deposit and tax to be paid at the time of your reservation. 

  • Reservation Refundable Deadline - June 1, 2021

  • Hotel Reservation Deadline - July 2, 2021

At this time, the National Board of Directors are in contact with the NUCUAA Attorney and Convention Planner, respectively, to stay abreast of any changes that may affect our plans for the 102nd Convention.  We will keep the membership apprised.



Questions or problems, please contact Director Sadie Boles, Housing Chairman at or if you cannot reach her, please contact Chairman Wilkins.


2022 – Chicago, Illinois - July 21 – July 31, 2022

Hyatt Regency O'Hare - Room Rate $149.00 plus tax 4.00%

2023 - Washington, DC - July 27 - August 5, 2023

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill - Room Rate $149.00 plus tax 14.95%

2024 - New Orleans, Louisiana - July 17 - July 28, 2024

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel - Room Rate $139.00 plus tax 15.75%

2025 - OPEN - No Contract


2026 - Orlando, Florida - July 22 - August 1, 2026 (rescheduled from 2020 to 2026)

Rosen Hotel - Room Rate $139.00 plus tax

NUCUAA's 101st Convention
July 27-31, 2020
Rosen Centre Hotel
Orlando, FL
If you have any questions, please contact Board of Directors Chairman:  Melinda Wilkins via her email address
National Officer (Nominations):  
Contact your State President to obtain a copy of the required Resume Format and Consent Form to be submitted by those intending to run for a National Office at this year's convention.  State Presidents also have a copy of the Duties for Elected Officers, which includes a list of those who are currently serving in the positions and a note as to whether or not they are eligible for re-election.  
State Presidents should have information on the Region's deadline to receive nominations for action at the proper Regional Conference.  Region representatives are listed below.
  • Shirley Sisson Davis - Central Region
  • Jeannette S. Riddick - Eastern Region Representative and National Chair
  • Rosemary Stevens - Southern Region
  • Billye R. Woodle - Western Region
National Outreach Project: 
The Outreach Project for 2021 is forthcoming. 
Young Adult Department Fundraiser:

The special projects for the Young Adult Departments is a power bank.  Cost is $20.00. If there are more requests for items than they have available, they will accept paid pre-order sales for them.

Junior & Young People's Department Fundraiser:

The Junior & Young People’s special project is a Junior Department jacket. Additional information will be available as soon as possible.  Sales will be based on pre-orders sales only.

Background Checks:

Supervisors attending the Junior and Young People’s meetings or any activities with the Junior Department MUST have a background check prior to entering their meetings at the National Convention.  Background checks are good for two (2) years. Request for background checks should be sent to Chairman, Melinda Wilkins at


NUCUAA Centennial Convention Excerpts
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