CER Youth Resources for Covenantal and Safe Leadership

youth and adults planning

A successful youth program has healthy, strong youth and adult leadership. How do leaders handle conflict and tension? Are the leaders feeling competent and supported in their ministry and excited about new things to learn? Are protections in place to keep youth safer and to respond quickly if something damaging happens in the youth program?

Some elements of covenantal & safe leadership

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About the Authors

Evin Carvill Ziemer

Evin serves the Central East Region in the areas of Youth Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, and Intercultural Competency work and as Primary Contact for congregations in upstate and central New York. Evin holds a Masters of Divinity from Earlham School of Religion and Bachelor of Arts from Carleton...

Shannon Harper

Shannon Harper joined the Lifespan Faith Engagement Office as Co-Director in the summer of 2022. Previously, Shannon worked with the Central East Region since the Fall of 2016.

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Evin Carvill-Ziemer and Shannon Harper

Resources Curated by Rev. Evin Carvill-Ziemer (left), CER Program Manager for Youth Ministry and Shannon Harper (right), CER Youth and Young Adult Coordinator

Learn about River Rising (formerly Goldmine) Youth Leadership School

From Central East Regional Group

NOTE - Due to COVID-19, this event has been postponed to 2021. This summer we offer the Treehouse for UU Youth. Learn more about this online program. River Rising is the CER summer youth immersive program. In 2019 we began this program....

River Rising (was Goldmine)

Adult advisor? Here are resources for you!

From Central East Regional Group

Online Training CER Staff are collaborating with staff in other UUA Regions and the UUA Youth and Young Adult Office to offer online advisor training. These trainings are based around the UUA Competencies for Ministry To/With Youth....

Advisor Training