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  • Books, training organizations, and other resources for congregations exploring Sociocracy.
    February 14, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Governance for Congregations
  • The Sermon of the Month series is an offering from your UUA Congregational Life Staff to help support small congregations with quality worship resources.
    Sermon | February 12, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Worship
  • Investing in real estate is a big decision involving strategic planning and fundraising for the project as well as increased operating costs.
    February 12, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Capital Campaigns for Congregations
  • BLUU Havens are Black UU social groups, valuable to the lives of the people leading and connecting through them.
    February 12, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: BIPOC Experiences, Emerging Ministries
  • Does your congregation want to grow but feels stuck? We offer resources to help you revitalize and grow your congregation to the next level.
    February 1, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Membership Growth & Outreach
  • Resources and guidance on how to adjust your budget and programming when your congregation has declined in membership and/or pledging.
    February 1, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Membership Growth & Outreach
  • Sabbaticals provide a much-needed time for renewal and reconnection with yourself and your reasons for doing the work you do. All of us deserve to have a chance to return to our whole selves from time to time.
    By Megan Foley | December 19, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Benefits & Compensation for Congregations
  • Property insurance challenges are becoming more common, from rate increases to policy terminations. While we can't make these problems go away, we can offer some suggestions.
    Book | By Safe Congregations Team, UUA Office of Church Staff Finances, Ministries and Faith Development | December 15, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Facilities Management, Records & Security, Finance for Congregations
  • The Peer Pastoral Care course on UU Institute is designed to provide skills to high school aged youth to be self-aware, supportive listeners who know who to turn to in a crisis.
    December 7, 2023 | From Youth Ministry
    Tagged as: High School-Aged Youth Faith Development
  • Make joining more accessible and inclusive by allowing potential new members to find their own way to membership.
    By Nicole Duff, Unitarian Universalist Association of Membership Professionals , East Shore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, WA | November 29, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Membership in Congregations
  • In churches with fewer than 30 members, keep your policies simple and practical.
    Book | By Darcey Elizabeth Hegvik Laine | November 29, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Bylaws & Policies, Small Congregations
  • Hear the story of how UU 2030 Young Adult Ministry grew from 4 to 40 active participants at Neighborhood UU Church in Pasadena, CA.
    Webinar | By Neighborhood UU Church of Pasadena, Pasadena, CA, Summer Albayati | November 18, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35)
  • Your directory or online membership database is a powerful connection tool for your members and friends. But it also has the potential to be misused or abused.
    Leader Resource | November 16, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Bylaws & Policies, Membership in Congregations
  • Safety policies help to prevent interpersonal harm as well as safeguards for your assets such as money and building.
    Leader Resource | By Sarah Gibb Millspaugh | November 15, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Bylaws & Policies, Professional Misconduct, Safety and Staffing in Congregations, Safe Congregations
  • While the requirements for membership are in your bylaws, you also need policies ithat define participation, financial support, etc.
    Leader Resource | November 13, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Bylaws & Policies, Membership in Congregations
  • Gift card — also known as "scrip" — fundraising is another opportunity for people to stay within their budgets while still helping the congregation's bottom line.
    By Renee Ruchotzke | November 10, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Fundraising for Congregations
  • A tiny church cannot have a dozen or so teams or committees that a bigger congregation has. Really, we can only do one thing at a time.
    By Darcey Elizabeth Hegvik Laine | November 2, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Small Congregations, Worship
  • What if the space we need to live our mission no longer matches the building we own? Could our building find a new calling?
    By Darcey Elizabeth Hegvik Laine | October 25, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Facilities Management
  • Involuntary terminations are never easy. Ensure the best possible outcomes for the congregation while offering kindness and respect to the employee. This is a chance for the congregation leadership to practice UU values.
    By Jan Gartner | October 24, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Staffing & Supervision
  • Anticipate and plan for how to respond to violent threats, vandalism, doxxing, and other forms of intimidation and harassment.
    Training | By Sunshine Jeremiah Wolfe | October 21, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Trauma and Disaster Response

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