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Social Justice Ministry With Children & Youth
Social Justice Ministry With Children & Youth
Children's Faith Development, Middle School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Social Justice, UUA Districts & Regions

Justice-Making as Faith Formation

From a young age, our children and youth are learning what being a Unitarian Universalist means—not just in theory, but in practice. In this webinar, we will talk with experts in the field of religious education and faith development about how justice-making can be a primary pedagogical tool and spiritual practice for children and youth in our Unitarian Universalist congregations. We will pay special attention to faith formation and identity development for children and youth of color, as well as LGBTQIA+ young people.

Executive Director of the Minnesota UU Justice Alliance, Rev. Ashley Horan and Statewide Organizer, Pastor Danny Givens will help all our congregations prepare themselves better for social justice work.

MidAmerica Region Youth MidWest Leadership School - July 14-20, 2019, Luther College, Decorah Iowa 

Welcoming Children to Church advice, handout

Cindy Beal’s post about welcoming children in congregation

Open and closing readings from Ten-Second Rainshowers: Poems by Young People, compiled by Sandford Lyne

About the Authors

  • For more information, see the UUA.org page about the MidAmerica Region .
  • Rev. Ashley Horan is the Organizing Strategy Director of the UUA, where she works with a team of faithful organizers and movement builders to shape the justice work of Unitarian Universalism to be spiritually grounded and politically effective.
  • Pastor Danny Givens is the Statewide Organizaer for Minnesota Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Alliance.

For more information contact midamerica@uua.org.

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