The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has no policy regarding partnered couples co-facilitating Our Whole Lives (OWL) programs. This is a congregational decision. Couples have successfully led OWL in many congregations. Occasionally, couple leadership has been problematic. Among the factors to consider:
Some congregations do not allow couples to co-facilitate any curricula together without other co-facilitators, citing these safety and legal concerns:
It should be noted that having other co-facilitators in addition to a couple can address many of the above concerns about safety, diversity, and logistics.
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Last updated on Monday, November 7, 2011.
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