November online learning opportunities begin next week. These mini-seminars, accessed over high-speed internet with a computer, provide low-cost access to information and education for congregations on a variety of topics for lay leaders, ministers, religious educators, and members. By eliminating the barriers of geography, Unitarian Universalists across the region as well as the country, can bring their knowledge and resources to you without environmental impacts and time of travel.

Here’s what’s happening.

jennica davis 192Wednesday November 6, 2013
Good News in Youth Ministry: Beyond Empowerment with Jennica Davis
For Religious Educators, Youth Advisors, Parents and Youth
6:30 – 7:45 PM Pacific Time/ 7:30 – 8:45 PM Mountain Time

Youth advisors, religious educators, youth and parents are invited to an online seminar on new models in youth ministry. Discover sustainable youth ministry models that add depth and dimension to the Youth Empowerment model. Grounded in UU theology and youth/adult partnerships we’ll discuss Relational Ministry and Contemplative youth ministry.


Wednesday November 13, 2013
Committee On (Shared) Ministry with Rev. Nancy Bowen

For Congregational Leadership, CoM, Ministers
7:00 – 8:15 PM Pacific Time/ 8:00 – 9:15 PM Mountain Time

Explore the unique role of Committees on (Shared) Ministry (CoSM) in the elected leadership of the congregations. Is your committee focused on the many ministries of your congregation, mission fulfillment, learning, and assessment? What is the CoM uniquely able to bring to the larger leadership of the congregation?

Wednesday November 20, 2013
‘Touchstone’ Journal with Rev. Nancy Bowen

For Congregational Leadership, Ministers 7:00 – 8:15 PM Pacific Time/ 8:00 – 9:15 PM Mountain Time

Touchstones is a monthly theme based ministry journal exploring a single theme in depth each month:  Beauty, Courage, Faith, Hope. This webinar will explore ideas for using this resource to strengthen worship and ministry.

Those who register by November 13 will receive a complimentary issue of Touchstones!

Click here for Registration Link.

Fees: Each webinar is $15. You are encouraged to participate with your congregational learning team by sharing one connection for a fee of $15. Webinars that have low enrollment 48 hours in advance of the webinar may be cancelled, so please register early.

Please don’t let the fee stop you from participating. Email Lori Ragona at if you are in need of a fee waiver for a webinar.

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