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Learning Objectives, Workshop 8: Gently Down the Stream – Polity

In "Faith like a River," a Tapestry of Faith program

Participants will:

  • Learn the meaning of "polity" and understand congregational polity in a Unitarian Universalist context
  • Explore the historical roots of our polity and compare contemporary practices rwith practices of our religious forebears
  • Examine topics related to polity, including membership, association of independent congregations, and professional and lay leadership
  • Explore their congregation's connections with other entities in Unitarian Universalism, including the UUA, their District staff and network of congregations, and other Unitarian Universalist organizations, affinity groups, and partner relationships
  • Consider their individual role in the governance of their religious community.

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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

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