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#602 Announcing: UU Lay Chaplain Denominational Endorsement by UUSCM. On-Demand Webinar

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#672 What Is Community Ministry? On-Demand Webinar

From military chaplaincy to nonprofit administration, arts activism to spiritual direction, community ministry is a diverse, vibrant and fast-growing field that includes ordained ministers and lay leaders. Come learn about UU community ministries, how they serve in relationship to churches and communities -- and envision your own!


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If you registered for GA and can access the Participation Portal, Workshop #305 is now available to watch in the On-Demand Library

#305 Collaborative Covenant Writing for Community Ministers and Congregations. Live Workshop

What an inspiration it is to be in covenant with one another!

With a focus on developing a Community of Communities, UUSCM presents a workshop offering the framework for the co-creation of a covenant between a Community Minister, the Senior Minister, and the Congregation that they serve.

Join us for this 90 minute program with time for conversation and connection.




Resources and References from Our Networking Events


Lots of wonderful links to resources were posted in the chat box during our networking events. If you couldn't save the chats or missed some of the references, here is a quick list!


Nikki Hunt: Central East Region Commissioned Lay Ministry Program

https://www.uua.org/central-east/programs/cll

Ben Gabel: online PDF of Congregational Polity: A Historical Survey of Unitarian and Universalist Practice (full book, PDF)

https://www.uua.org/files/documents/wrightconrad/congregationalpolity.pdf

EqUUal Access GA 2021 Disability Caucus

http://www.equualaccess.org/disability-caucus/uua-ga-2021-disability-caucus/

Leader Resource 2: James Luther Adams "Five Smooth Stones of Religious Liberalism"

https://www.uua.org/re/tapestry/youth/wholeness/workshop1/167560.shtml

Rev. Marcus Fogliano: UUA 1961 Constitution and Bylaws (read online)

https://iiif.lib.harvard.edu/manifests/view/drs:428465101$30i

Gregory Boyd: Article II Resources (Google Doc)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CzPqPPacOW6rhjmTzfewfk6lBR-wF4BrgT5M3cH0Ujs/edit

Rev. Marcus Fogliano: UUA, "Charge to the Article II Study Commission"

https://www.uua.org/uuagovernance/committees/article-ii-study-commission/charge

Rev. Marcus Fogliano: UUA, "About Article II: The Principles and Purposes of the UUA"

https://www.uua.org/uuagovernance/committees/article-ii-study-commission/about-article-2

Rev. Nica: "Unitarian Universalist Association Bylaws and Rules as amended through July 1, 2018"

https://www.uua.org/sites/live-new.uua.org/files/uua_bylaws_2018_revised.pdf

Adrienne Y: "The free church in a changing world : interim report by the commissions to the churches and fellowships of the Unitarian Universalist Association." HathiTrust digital library record

https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/102293558

Sally G: Sustainable America, "BELIEVE IT OR NOT, IT MAY BE ILLEGAL TO GROW YOUR OWN FOOD"

https://sustainableamerica.org/blog/believe-it-or-not-it-may-be-illegal-to-grow-your-own-food/

Nikki Hunt: YouTube movie, "No Impact Man" (2009) (full movie)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW5_R-7BClY

Sally G: Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund "Raw Milk Nation - Interactive Map"

https://www.farmtoconsumer.org/raw-milk-nation-interactive-map/

Terra Collier Young: LibriVox, free public domain audiobooks

https://librivox.org/

Albert Kueffner: "Circle 'Round: Four Indigenous Practices for Achieving Flow with God, Mother Nature, and their Children"

https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=6F14CD7EF4853336!12262&ithint=file%2cdocx&authkey=!AGV6ncr48dcPwj0

Inanna Arthen: "The Black UU Survival Guide" by Rev. Xolani Kacela, Ph.D

https://www.uua.org/midamerica/news/blog/black-uu-survival-guide

Lincoln Statler: BCCi Certification for chaplaincy

https://bcci.professionalchaplains.org/content.asp?pl=25&contentid=25

Lincoln Statler: BCCI, "Common Qualifications and Competencies for Professional Chaplains"

https://www.professionalchaplains.org/files/2017%20Common%20Qualifications%20and%20Competencies%20for%20Professional%20Chaplains.pdfhttps://www.professionalchaplains.org/files/2017%20Common%20Qualifications%20and%20Competencies%20for%20Professional%20Chaplains.pdf

Ahmie Yeung: human-read audiobooks resource

https://learningally.org/

Ahmie Yeung: accessible ebooks resource

https://www.bookshare.org/cms/

Resources mentioned without links:

The Relational Pulpit: Closing the Gap Between Preacher and Pew, by Scott W. Alexander

Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope, by Johann Hari

The Free Church In A Changing World by Dana McLean Greeley, for The Commissions to the Churches and Fellowships of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1963




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