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  • In planning for post-pandemic church, you may find this opening reading useful. As the author reflects, "No one's done this in living memory."
    Reflection | By Kimberley Debus | March 28, 2021 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Effective Meetings
  • Although there is good news on the horizon about the pandemic subsiding, Unitarian Universalist communities are not yet able to gather in person. At the UUA, we are your partners, to help navigate the coming many months.
    By Susan Frederick-Gray | March 25, 2021 | From Press Releases
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Patience, Safety and Staffing in Congregations
  • Let it be said by generations to come that when the pain of our separation was revealed, we moved closer to the promised land of our beloved community.
    Benediction | By Anya Sammler-Michael | March 22, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Challenge, Compassion, Disaster or Crisis, Integrity, Living Our Faith, Seven Principles, WorshipWeb, Worship
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  • In the months ahead, many congregations plan to offer a combination of online and in-person programming options. Will there be new budget items? How might staff hours or responsibilities be changing? Here are some considerations.
    Book | By Jan Gartner | March 17, 2021 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Staffing & Supervision, Finance for Congregations
  • Framing and insights from a gathering of congregational leaders from the Central East Region looking forward to what multi-platform church could be.
    Webinar | By Central East Region of the UUA | March 16, 2021 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Building Community, Covenant
  • I am afraid and exhausted from the constant fear. I don’t know who to trust for information about the virus.
    Ritual | By Kate Landis | March 16, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Brokenness, Death, Direct Experience, Disaster or Crisis, Grief, Healing, Hope, Secular, Solidarity, WorshipWeb, Worship
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  • During these pandemic times, our congregation’s Membership Committee was looking for a way to receive and welcome new members. I know—it seems impossible that being online would lead to new members but our attendance has increased significantly and several were interested.
    By Alice King | March 15, 2021 | From Better Together
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Membership in Congregations, New Member Ceremony
  • As we mark the one year anniversary of congregations and the UUA shifting to virtual operations, may we remember not just the sorrows, but also the ways we have shown up for each other, for our communities and for our values.
    By Susan Frederick-Gray | March 10, 2021 | From Press Releases
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Safety and Staffing in Congregations
  • In the middle of a pandemic when none of us have all of our cylinders firing consistently, when all of us are experiencing extra pressure, confusion, and fear, as well as illness, loss, and grief, we need to be clear.
    By CB Beal | March 9, 2021 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Change & Conflict
  • Here are some key questions for your congregational leadership as you look at programming that meets the needs of those meeting in person and those meeting on-line.
    March 3, 2021 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Bylaws & Policies, Safe Congregations
  • Many congregations have been hoping to do a form of “hybrid” or "dual-platform" worship as a way of getting back together in person once we near the end of the pandemic. We are called to be inclusive-and each congregation will
    By Evin Carvill Ziemer | March 1, 2021 | From Better Together
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Faith Development, Support and Caring in Congregations, Worship
  • I experience the creative impulse as living just under the surface of the daily grind: tugging; imploring, When do we all get to sing together again?
    Reflection | By Erin J. Walter | January 6, 2021 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Arts & Music, Creativity, Direct Experience, Humanism, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Self-Care, Worship
  • Guidance and resources for building a grief support ministry in your congregation during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
    By Sarah Gibb Millspaugh | December 18, 2020 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Grief, Pain, Pastoral Care, Suffering, Support and Caring in Congregations
  • Friends, we are in the heart of an overwhelming storm. None of us are operating at full capacity. Most all of us are exhausted. Here is some advice.
    Webinar | By Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe | December 4, 2020 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Change & Conflict, Pastoral Care
  • This year, the Advent season seems particularly seized by a spirit of the expected, the longing.
    Reflection | By Robin Tanner | December 2, 2020 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Advent, Children, Christianity, Hope, Living Our Faith, Parents, Purpose, Worship
  • The wilderness alongside every moment, sprawling in each direction, holds more than the silence that theologians imagine of God.
    Reflection | By Jake Morrill | November 25, 2020 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Contemplation, Death, Direct Experience, Earth, Earth-Centered, God, Imagination, Nature, Transcendence, Worship
  • What's the best way to organize your congregation for using Zoom services? This guide will help you determine your needs.
    By Erica Baron | November 22, 2020 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Worship
  • This is a time to remember our collective resilience and ability to protect each other, to defend democracy, and to organize unfailingly for justice, equity and dignity.
    By Susan Frederick-Gray | November 19, 2020 | From Press Releases
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Hope, Civil Rights & Religious Liberty, Social Justice
  • We seek blessed assurance through pandemic chaos, relentless loss, and unimaginable stress.
    Reflection | By Taryn Strauss | November 18, 2020 | From Braver/Wiser
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Children, Family, Humanism, Integrity, Secular, Seven Principles, Worship
  • It's okay to be feel weary of resiliency and wholeness and learning and growth.
    Opening | By Sharon Wylie | November 16, 2020 | From WorshipWeb
    Tagged as: #COVID19, WorshipWeb, Worship
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