Tending Covenant: Training for Right Relationship Teams 330

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Creating beloved community requires intention and practice. Our covenants articulate our intention, but how do we live into the practice? Right Relations Teams are lay leaders entrusted to help the congregation practice faithful communication and creative conflict based on values of mutuality and consent.   This training is for congregational teams who will be helping their […]

Our Whole Lives Facilitator Training 710ET

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Welcome to Facilitator Training for Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Grades 7-9 and 10-12. (January 2022 East Coast Session) We are pleased with your commitment to working with youth and teens, and we look forward to helping you meet your goals. (Please note: You cannot access these materials unless you are taking the full […]

Our Whole Lives Facilitator Training 710PT

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Welcome to Facilitator Training for Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Grades 7-9 and 10-12.  (January 2022 West Coast Session) We are pleased with your commitment to working with youth and teens, and we look forward to helping you meet your goals. (Please note: You cannot access these materials unless you are taking the full […]

Spiritual Care Training for Religious Educators 310R – The Art of Spiritual Care

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Companioning one another spiritually is one of the most important ministries of a faith community. It’s often referred to as “Pastoral Care,” which might imply that the Pastor should do all of the care. But ministry in congregations is meant to be shared between ordained and lay leaders. This robust training is specifically for religious […]

Settling In: New & Newer Religious Educator Training 600

The Settling In: New & Newer Religious Educator Training is a 3-part series course offered in an online format on Wednesdays, November 3, 10, and 17, 9-10:30am PT / 10-11:30am MT / 11am-12:30pm CT / 12-1:30pm ET. Nancy Combs Morgan, MCRE, and the Revs. Marisol Caballero and Sarah Gettie McNeill will facilitate the training, and […]

Leading UU Culture Change 610

Welcome to the Leading UU Culture Change Renaissance Module! Note: This is the advanced Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppression, Multicultural module, the “301-level” to the Multicultural RE module’s “101-level” and contains the training materials for a training with live sessions. Shortly after you register, you will be receiving a Welcome Email from your facilitators for the course. Please […]

Tulsa Heritage Trip Facilitator Training 800

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This training prepares Coming of Age/youth group facilitators to offer a new kind of UU heritage trip: a virtual trip that does not involve Boston. The training introduces a prototype virtual trip that “transports” participants to a historical moment in Tulsa, Oklahoma which offers serious questions for UUs today. The curriculum for the virtual trip […]

Unitarian / Universalist Colonial Legacy: Are We an Imperial Faith? 170

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Note: This training is from the International Unitarian/Universalist Joint Working Group (Unitarian Universalist Association International Office, the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists, and the UU Partner Church Council)  five-part webinar series from the Fall of 2020 that posed the question: Are we an imperial faith? You and/or your group of learners can use these […]

Sexuality Issues for Religious Educators 510

This course especially for UU religious educators is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge about sexuality that is critical for religious professionals. The course begins with personal reflection on one’s sexual values and history. Students then examine the concept of sexual health and how it applies to religious professionals and faith communities, including how […]

Discernment Circle Training 125

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In response to the report Widening the Circle of Concern, congregations are rethinking aspects of congregational life that reinforce systems of oppression so that our congregations might become welcoming and diverse communities of communities that prioritize inclusivity and purpose. Many congregations are exploring Dynamic Governance (also known as Sociocracy) as an existing model that offers […]