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  • Spotlight: UUs of Penn State

    Welcome to the Spotlight Series! Each month we’ll feature a different Unitarian Universalist congregation or community that is doing effective, innovative or otherwise interesting ministry with young adults.–Ed. “At Penn State , Unitarian Universalism is synonymous with...
    By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | 6/25/2014
  • Youth Advisor

    Youth Advisors and other adults supporting youth are vital to outstanding youth ministry. Youth Advisors on uua.org . Our advisor landing page is a portal to all sorts of webinars, information and resources. We highlight a number of them below. Youth Ministry Advising: A...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/25/2014
  • Youth in Congregations

    Congregational Youth Ministry can take many forms, of which Youth Group is just one choice. The resources below will help you think about your youth programming, as well as how you serve and involve youth throughout the congregation. Youth in Congregations Youth as Members Can...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/23/2014
  • Youth Leadership

    Welcome to the Youth Leadership Resource Page. Building youth leadership skill and creating opportunities for youth involvement in leadership positions are integral parts of what the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries does. The following is a listing of programs, events...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/23/2014
  • Showing + Sustaining Reproductive Justice

    Reproductive Justice Tour Daily Blog: Day 2 and 3 Love Reaches Out in many ways, and during the week of June 16–21 Blue Boat invites you to join high school youth of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus and surrounding UU congregations on their Justice Trip learning...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/20/2014
  • Our Vision for Reproductive Justice

    Reproductive Justice Daily Blog: Day 1 Love Reaches Out in many ways, and during the week of June 16–21 Blue Boat invites you to join high school youth of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus and surrounding UU congregations on their Justice Trip learning about...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/19/2014
  • Help Create Intentional UU Community!

    UU Community Cooperatives are creating a second living community Imagine a place where a diverse group of folks commit to living intentionally together based on Unitarian Universalist values . Imagine cooking together, singing together, honoring the interdependent web, using the...
    By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | 6/18/2014
  • Love Reaches Out Now

    Current Theme, Ageless Idea Faith experience in America is changing, and the theme of General Assembly 2014 (GA), "Love Reaches Out" , responds to current studies of faith in America showing a movement toward a liberal, fluid kind of faith that doesn’t fit with traditional...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/16/2014
  • Reproductive Justice Trip Daily Blog

    Love Reaches Out in many ways, and during the week of June 16–21 Blue Boat invites you to join high school youth of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus and surrounding UU congregations on their Justice Trip learning about Reproductive Justice. –Ed. Greetings from...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/15/2014
  • Love Reaches Out From this Faith

    UU: Challenging the Propensity for Polar Thinking " Not for Ourselves Alone – Theological Essays on Relationship " explains that Unitarian Universalists reach out in love not because they must yet are compelled to it by faith. Edited by Burton D. Carley and Laurel Hallman ,...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/12/2014
  • Transcend Boundaries with Love

    Post Your Answer > Spread the Meme Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Standing on the Side of Love and support the theme of General Assembly 2014, "Reach Out in Love", click on the image to answer any of these questions: How do you reach out in love? Who do you stand on the...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/11/2014
  • Youth Caucus Welcome Packet Released

    The Youth Caucus Welcome Packet for General Assembly 2014 has been released! Containing essential information for youth attendees, their parents and their sponsors, the Welcome Packet is available right here on Blue Boat. The Welcome Packet includes everything you need to know...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/10/2014
  • Economic Discrimination Starts at Home

    Mass Incarceration, Housing Discrimination and Poverty are Linked Jamelle Bouie explains how systematic economic discrimination designed to deprive minorities the possibility of creating wealth through home ownership in the United States creates neighborhoods mired in poverty...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/9/2014
  • Young Adults @ GA, Your Virtual Guide

    So you're coming to General Assembly and you're a young adult, or you're interested in learning more about young adult ministries. Well, you're in luck - here is a handy guide to hitting relevant workshops, worships, receptions and more! First a couple notes: YA@GA stands for...
    By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | 6/9/2014
  • Read This First: Your Welcome Packet

    General Assembly 2014 is almost here! We are so excited that you will be joining us for this incredible experience. Whether you attend every Youth Caucus event or come to orientation and then spend the rest of the week exploring the wide range of events, worships and workshops...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Sponsor Welcome and Responsibilities

    Essential info for the adults accompanying youth to General Assembly. First, start with this video from this year's Sponsor Coordinators. [youtube FsMRtRheDNA] Next, your Sponsor Coordinators have written you a welcome letter. We are Jessica Laike, James Forrest and Joanne...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Programming Highlights

    From workshops to worships, there are any number of things you can do at General Assembly. Below are some highlights of what’s happening in the Youth Caucus room and throughout General Assembly. If you want to check out the entire schedule: Download the topical guide for...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Get Involved and Lead at GA

    Looking for ways to get involved? A number of areas are looking for volunteers. Also, there's a plethora of ways to participate if you're serving as a Congregational Delegate. Assembly Volunteers "Let's Talk" is an hour of GA dedicated to talking – and listening to others talk...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Get Connected: Social Media, Gatherings and More

    What is the Youth Caucus Social Media presence? How can I connect with others while at GA? ONLINE Youth Caucus maintains a variety of online accounts to share what's going on and provide opportunities to connect. Join, follow, like, and use our hashtags! On all platforms, the...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Support at GA

    Your Youth Caucus Chaplains want you to know about the following resources. The Chaplain Team also has an on-call cell phone number that will be distributed during orientation. Hi everyone! We are your Youth Caucus chaplains, Oliver and Phoebe, and we are so excited to meet you...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Check Lists

    What should you do before you arrive? What should you bring with you to General Assembly? Before your arrival : Did you submit your Youth Caucus Forms ? If your forms are not submitted, you will be unable to pick up your name badge when you arrive at General Assembly until...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Waterfire Witness

    Learn more about what to expect on Saturday evening. Reach out in love! A Message from our Witness planners: General Assembly 2014 is all about love! Throughout GA, we’ll have opportunities to engage with what unconditional love means to us as Unitarian Universalists and how our...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Meet Your Youth Caucus Staff

    Get to know your Youth Caucus Staffers and what their roles are at General Assembly. Not pictured: Rev. Andrew Weber Deans Deans are the leaders of the Youth Caucus Staff and represent the Caucus during General Assembly planning. They select programming and staff, and help...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Quick Interest Links

    Additional information you may find interesting when preparing for your trip. More about General Assembly and Youth Caucus Youth Caucus Video Series promoting GA this past fall GA Mobile App GA Service Project Help lead the GA Youth Caucus in 2015 Providence Travel, Tours,...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/9/2014
    Filed in: Guides and Tools
  • Take the Lead at Future General Assemblies

    GA 2014 may still be a few weeks away, but we’re already on the lookout for the next Youth Caucus Dean for GA 2015 and 2016! Serving as Youth Caucus Dean is a wonderful opportunity to build and strengthen your leadership skills, meet new people, create awesome youth community,...
    By Jeremie Bateman | 6/5/2014
  • Infuse the Ether with Your Love

    Unbounded Love Standing in the Side of the Love (SSL), the interfaith public advocacy campaign sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) , celebrates 5 years of community activism , social networking and media outreach , equipping people across the nation to...
    By Ted Resnikoff | 6/3/2014

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