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  • How do we share the love when our beloved high school aged youth grow up, cross that mythical bridge and become official adults? One simple and effective way to stay in relationship with our bridged young adults is through sending care packages their way!
    By Lifespan Faith Engagement | April 30, 2024 | From Youth Ministry
    Tagged as: High School-Aged Youth Faith Development
  • Stories, resources, ideas, and practices shared by congregations in the spirit of creative interchange, group learning, and emerging practices.
    Congregational Story | March 25, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Leadership Development
  • A 120 member congregation sets and meets a goal of a 20% pledge increase to bring their staff up to UUA compensation guidelines.
    Congregational Story | By Cedar Valley Unitarian Universalists, Cedar Falls, IA | March 15, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Benefits & Compensation for Congregations, Stewardship for Congregations
  • The practice of self-descriptions creates a more accessible and inclusive space for participants who are blind or who have low-vision.
    By Gretchen Maune | March 15, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Disability & Accessibility
  • Learn to work together to reinforce life-affirming and creative frameworks and use practical tools for welcoming and inclusion, connection and belonging, all as foundational to a membership journey in your congregation grounded in mutuality and consent.
    Training | By Congregational Life, Unitarian Universalist Association of Membership Professionals | March 15, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Membership Growth & Outreach
  • Worker classification is an important legal matter. Learn to determine which of your workers must be treated as employees versus who might be an independent contractor. Know the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and whether each of your employees is nonexempt or exempt.
    Leader Resource | March 7, 2024 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Benefits & Compensation for Congregations, Staffing & Supervision
  • 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
  • Tips, tools, and spiritual grounding for each stage of congregational life, from emerging, to membership, to thriving, to renewal, or to decline and possibly dissolution.
    Book | December 6, 2023 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Emerging Ministries, Membership Growth & Outreach
  • Make joining more accessible and inclusive by allowing potential new members to find their own way to membership.
    Congregational Story | 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