Events and Opportunities for Unitarian Unversalist youth and young adults

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  • Activate Your Social Justice this Summer

    Take Their Word for It – You’ll Be So Happy You Did From our friends at the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (UUCSJ)  – ed. (linkback to original post here) Are you a high school aged youth who is wondering how to engage more fully in social justice work? We at UUCSJ have the program for you this very summer! But don’t take our word for it, hear about Activate Youth Justice Trainings from youth who have not only already participated in one Activate training, but are also choosing to do another this summer!   WHO: John Martin Tomlinson PROGRAM: Activate Southwest Borders 2015 and Activate NOLA: Racial Justice and Beloved Community 2017 “I…

  • Youth Ministry Training Webinar 9

    In the April Webinar, Natalie Briscoe, Congregational Life Staff in the Southern Region, and Kim Sweeney, Congregational Life Staff in the New England Region, talked about new models and methods for stellar Youth Ministry that may challenge our assumptions about what ministry to and with Youth can and should be.  When asked to sum up the webinar, Briscoe said “In particular we lifted up a vision of whole Unitarian Universalist communities where youth are a part of the entire congregation as well as having youth-specific space for developmentally appropriate stretching. We also explored methods for relationship-centered ministry (rather than program-centered ministry) that builds sustaining, multigenerational connections throughout the congregation. These models both rest on the foundational idea that youth…

  • Register for General Assembly Now!

    Registration for General Assembly 2017 in New Orleans, LA, June 21-25 is in full-swing. It’s not too late to join fellow Unitarian Universalists in worship, learning and action! Learn more here.

  • ELECTION: 2017 Youth Observers to the UUA BoT

    VOTE YOUR CHOICE BY APRIL 10, 2017   Learn about the voting process for the Youth Observer to the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees here. (Remember, youth vote as a block with their youth group.) Read their candidate statement here. Watch the videos by Aine Hunt and Tanner Linden explaining why they want to be your Youth Observer to the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees. (The videos appear in alphabetical order.) Access the On-line Ballot here. Or the paper ballot here.

  • Be a Delegate at GA 2017

    Did you know youth who are members of their congregation can represent their congregation at General Assembly by serving as delegates and voting in General Session (aka “Previously Plenary” aka “GenSesh” aka the way we conduct the business of the association)? Talk to your congregation’s leaders as soon as you can to start the process. They may be able to financially support your way to General Assembly. You’re also encouraged to apply for a scholarship because serving as a delegate increases your chance of getting a scholarship. The deadline to apply for scholarships is March 31st, so now is the time! Hannah Rigdon, Sr. Business Manager for Youth Caucus has some words of wisdom about the importance of…

More, more, more for Youth and Young Adult Unitarian Universalists

Activate Your Social Justice this Summer

May 11th 2017, no comments

Take Their Word for It – You’ll Be So Happy You Did From our friends at the Unitarian Un...

Youth Ministry Training Webinar 9

April 14th 2017, no comments

In the April Webinar, Natalie Briscoe, Congregational Life Staff in the Southern Region, and Kim Sw...

Register for General Assembly Now!

April 11th 2017, no comments

Registration for General Assembly 2017 in New Orleans, LA, June 21-25 is in full-swing. It’s n...

ELECTION: 2017 Youth Observers to the UUA BoT

March 18th 2017, no comments

VOTE YOUR CHOICE BY APRIL 10, 2017   Learn about the voting process for the Youth Observer to t...

Be a Delegate at GA 2017

March 16th 2017, no comments

Did you know youth who are members of their congregation can represent their congregation at Genera...

Youth Ministry Training Webinar 7

February 27th 2017, no comments

Part of a successful youth ministry is creating and maintaining sustainable systems and organization...

Why Should Young Folks Go To General Assembly?

February 21st 2017, no comments

What is the role of spiritual community in these times? We’ve been asking that question over and o...

Living Legacy Project Youth Civil Rights Pilgrimage

February 6th 2017, no comments

Energize this Legacy APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED | GRANTS AVAILABLE Announcing the Living Legacy P...

Youth Ministry Training Webinar 6

January 17th 2017, no comments

Inclusive Youth Group Dynamics If you’ve found yourself here on Blue Boat it’s a fairly...

Arm in Arm: Interfaith Action to Disarm Our Planet

December 8th 2016, no comments

Register now for the new and improved UU-UNO Spring Seminar Registration for the 2017 Intergeneratio...

Youth Ministry Training Webinar 5

December 7th 2016, no comments

Inclusive Ministry in a Diverse World As Unitarian Universalists (UU) we say that we build inclusiv...

Youth Ministry Training Webinar 4

November 28th 2016, 2 comments

Pastoral Care To and With Youth Let’s be frank. The world changed on November 9th, 2016 (the day D...