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    Fiercely UU: Resisting Evil

    Fiercely UU is a blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what our faith requires of us and how they follow that call.  To be fiercely UU is to proclaim human worth and interdependence. In an individualist, greed-based, shame and fear fueled white supremacist patriarchy, we say no to isolation and oppression and yes to radical love and covenanted connection. Cultivate Love, Resist Evil by Cir L’Bert Jr. On August 9, 2014 Michael Brown, was killed by Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department within view of the home he shared with his mother. His unattended body laid in the street for eight hours before it was removed, like “he didn’t belong to nobody” as…

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    Youth Ministry Training Webinar 2

    What does a Healthy Youth/Adult Relationship Actually Look Like? In every training or conversation with adults working with youth, Evin Carvill-Ziemer, Congregational Life Staff in the Central East Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is peppered with questions like these:  “I want the youth to lead, but they don’t know what they want to do, so I end up organizing activities by default—how can I change this?” “My youth have great ideas, but their lives are busy and they drop a lot of balls—how can I help without nagging or taking over?” “I’m never sure how much of my life to share with youth—I want to be real, but I’m also the adult—where’s the…

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    Serve as Youth Chaplain at the United Nations

    Lend Your Faith to Spring Seminar 2017 The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office has extended the application deadline for Youth Chaplains to serve at the 2017 Intergenerational Spring Seminar “Interfaith Action to End Armed Violence”, April 6-8, 2017 in New York City. The chaplain team of two youth and two adults work to ensure a welcoming, inclusive, and inspiring seminar for everyone participating. All travel and lodging expenses are covered by the Unitarian Universalist Association. Learn more and apply at www.uua.org/unspringseminar; download the application as a pdf here. The new application deadline is September 20th, 2016.      

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    Youth Ministry Training Series Starts September 2016!

    Have you ever asked a Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) staff person for an advisor training and been told some form of, “We don’t do advisor training anymore,” or, “There’s one weekend training on the other side of your region a couple of months from now”, and wondered to yourself, “How am I ever going to get the skills I need to work with youth?”, or, “How am I ever going to get my volunteers trained?!” OR Is your youth ministry set up in a way that doesn’t revolve around a youth group? Perhaps you have a vital Coming of Age program, your high school aged youth are plugged in to teaching religious education classes and…

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    Fiercely UU: Redeeming Retail

    Fiercely UU is a new blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what our faith requires of us and how they follow that call.  To be fiercely UU is to proclaim human worth and interdependence. In an individualist, greed-based, shame and fear fueled white supremacist patriarchy, we say no to isolation and oppression and yes to radical love and covenanted connection. – Ed.  Redeeming Retail or What I Learned from Selling Shoes by Amelia Diehl Tacked in the backroom of the shoe store where I work is a ripped part of a shirt that reads “Our work is more than our jobs,” a quote from musical storyteller Charlie King. I grew up going to…

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Fiercely UU: Resisting Evil

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Fiercely UU is a blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what our f...

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Youth Ministry Training Webinar 2

September 21st 2016, no comments

What does a Healthy Youth/Adult Relationship Actually Look Like? In every training or conversation w...

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Serve as Youth Chaplain at the United Nations

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Lend Your Faith to Spring Seminar 2017 The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office has extended...

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Youth Ministry Training Series Starts September 2016!

August 30th 2016, 6 comments

Have you ever asked a Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) staff person for an advisor training ...

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Fiercely UU: Redeeming Retail

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Fiercely UU is a new blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what o...

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Forge a Just Future with UU Women all Over the World

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Discounted Registration Rate for Young Adult Women The International Women’s Convocation affirms e...

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Stretching Resources for Campus Ministry

August 10th 2016, no comments

Smart Strategy + Limited Resources = Vibrant Campus Ministry by Carlene Gardner Three years ago, the...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 5

August 7th 2016, no comments

Confronting the Work My Privilege Means I Must Do The following is the first of five reflections on ...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 4

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Learning How to do Anti-Racism Work at Home The following is the first of five reflections on a serv...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 3

August 3rd 2016, no comments

The Right to Joy – to Combat Injustice The following is the first of five reflections on a service...