Fulfills UUMA continuing education requirement of 6 hours in the area of anti-racism, anti-oppression, and multiculturalism and includes a component that puts you in conversation with others.
Rev. Dr. Andrea JohnsonFebruary 27, March 5, and March 12, 2024, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm CentralOnlineCost: $295
What are the resources that ground and inspire theologies of racial justice? What are the sources of the liberal theological tradition in which they are rooted? This workshop provides ministers and lay leaders with theological resources that equip their congregations and communities to live out their anti-racist, anti-oppression values of faith. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to articulate theologies of liberation, experimentation, and innovation grounded in Unitarian Universalist principles and sources of inspiration.
Over three sessions, learners will:
Registration closes on Friday, February 16, 2024.
Fulfills UUMA continuing education requirement of 6 hours in the area of ministerial ethics and sexual misconduct prevention/professional boundaries and includes a component that puts you in conversation with others.
Rev. Dr. Kathryn HouseFriday, March 22, 2024, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Central OnlineCost: $295
Are your boundaries clear-cut and well-defined or fuzzy and fading into the distance? Can you tell where you end and others begin? Do they support your commitments to nurturing flourishing and life-giving ministries or are they in need of bolstering and renewal?
This workshop is for leaders who want to engage the significance of healthy boundaries for professional and personal lives and articulate how they can create and sustain boundaries in their own contexts of vocational significance. The course is grounded in a trauma-informed approach and will utilize practical theological methods of reflection, collaboration, and strategizing for future action.
In this workshop, learners will continue to deepen their capacities as they:
Registration closes on Friday, March 8, 2024.
Daniel Boscaljon and Angela AmiasFriday, April 26, 2024, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm CentralOnline Cost: $85
Why is it so hard to find space in life for tending to ourselves and cultivating emotional well-being? How do we nurture our closest relationships--the relationship with ourselves and those with whom we are most intimate--even during the busiest of ministerial seasons? We all know self-care is important, but actually integrating self-care into our daily and weekly routines still remains a challenge. In this workshop, we’ll explore why that is and what you can do to avoid burnout and create sustainable self-care routines that nurture your holistic well-being attentive. We will be particularly attentive to intimacy with ourselves and others. During this interactive workshop, participants will learn unique tools developed by the instructors to aid in holistic well-being.
Registration closes on Friday, April 12, 2024.
Fulfills 30 continuing education hours for the UUMA and is eligible for credit toward UUA Religious Education Credentialing with completion of additional reading and assignments.
Rev. Tandi RogersJuly 29, 2024 – August 2, 2024 In-person at Meadville Lombard Theological School (Chicago, IL)
This week-long immersion is for teams (ministers, religious educators, committees) or individuals wanting to deepen and refresh faith formation in their religious community. This course is designed to be a comprehensive introduction to ideas and practices that give faith formation its meaning and purpose for people throughout their lives. The course is designed with principles of anti-racism, anti-oppression, and multicultural teaching and learning in mind, so as to model how this lens applies to religious education. This course builds on the Unitarian Universalist tradition and is appropriate for religious educators from all faith traditions.
Registration closes on July 1, 2024.