For many decades we mailed bulky “Congregational Packets” containing printed event flyers, registration forms, etc. to our PNWD church offices. Once each congregation connected via email, we began distributing the information electronically. With this posting, we will also begin sharing these notices in our
In our current front-page article, James Griner, Interim Youth Ministry Specialist, shares his passion for and philosophy in working with youth. James observes that young minds are ready to be molded. But by whom, for what purpose, and to what end?
Youth Chaplains are individuals who work to affirm and emotionally support our UU youth by helping manage crises, ensure a healthy and safe environment, and bringing spiritual resources and support to the community. This training, facilitated by trained Chaplain Facilitators,
As PNWD congregations launch their new church year, we want to remind you of registration deadlines for some upcoming training opportunities. Take a look at the links, there’s something for everyone — from greeters to youth advisors, parish nurses to canvassers, and
Registration deadline is TODAY (February 19) for Youth and Children attending District Assembly in Spokane, March 14-16. In order to plan for appropriate staffing and resources, children and youth must be registered by February 19. No late or on-site registrations will
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
Dear Religious Education Colleagues, Ministers and Congregations, Do you have a high-school aged youth showing leadership potential? Consider supporting them in applying to participate in the PNWD GoldMine Youth Leadership School this Summer July 21 – 27. GoldMine is a
January 31, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM Pacific Time Advising any youth about life altering decisions alone is difficult to do. Even more complex is how to advise youth who are struggling with their personal identity amidst a non-supportive community.
As bullying, homelessness, and suicide rates for transgender, queer, gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth skyrocket, support from liberal religious communities can be the difference between life and death. This webinar will bring together a panel of leaders from UU congregations
Live webinars are a amazingly simple way to meet with other UUs across our Pacific Western Region in the spirit of learning. This month there are three webinars to choose from for you to participate in individually, or with a