New England Region of the UUA

New England Region: Connecticut (central and northern), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

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From New England Region of the UUA

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Covenant as Landscape (6:36) Many people talk about “breaking a covenant” when conflict arises. But is it the covenant that’s broken or is it that relationships are bruised? Rev. Erica Baron invites us to think about the words as the map to the covenant, and the covenant is the landscape. The...

Video | By Erica Baron, New England Region of the UUA | March 21, 2023 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Covenant

A guide for group conversations around practices that help congregations live into their commitments to dismantling systems of oppression in themselves and their communities.

Training | By New England Region of the UUA, Michael J. Crumpler | April 8, 2022 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Anti-Racism

We understand covenants as being an attempt to make promises together that are grounded in a shared understanding of something unenforceable but to which we want, collectively, to be faithful or obedient. However, lots of other stuff can tend to creep into our covenants, too...

By New England Region of the UUA | October 27, 2020 | From Covenanting
Tagged as: Covenant, Covenant

People of faith who long for a transformed world are called to claim their Spiritual Leadership. Our souls need it. Our congregations need it. Our world needs it.

Training | By New England Region of the UUA | October 15, 2020 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Competencies for Leadership, Nourishing the Spirit

Knotty Conversations is an online program designed for teams who are navigating the challenges of dismantling white supremacy in a congregational context....

Webinar | By New England Region of the UUA, Michael J. Crumpler | July 1, 2019 | For Adults | From The Mosaic
Tagged as: Anti-Racism, Congregational Transformation, Microaggressions, White Supremacy Culture

Some congregations have reduced ministerial hours in recent years, some can no longer afford even a part-time minister, while others have never had ministerial leadership. Whichever category your congregation falls into, this workshop will affirm that this is indeed your church.

By Wren Bellavance-Grace, New England Region of the UUA | April 3, 2018 | From LeaderLab

Dynamic congregations rarely have a hard time dreaming new dreams, but many struggle to choose from among a parade of compelling ideas about how to use their time and energy.

By Sue Phillips, New England Region of the UUA | March 22, 2018 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Mission/Vision/Planning, Shared Ministry Teams, Leadership Development

Presenters: Meck Groot and Cora McCold, New England Region UUA on June 8, 2017 ...

By New England Region of the UUA | June 8, 2017 | From Social Justice

Congregational polity is not fundamentally about autonomy or protecting individuals from spiritual coercion. This understanding repels healthy people, weakens connections among churches, and perpetuates widespread suspicion about leadership....

Video | By Sue Phillips, New England Region of the UUA | June 27, 2015 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Competencies for Leadership, Congregational Polity

Smaller congregations in many denominations are struggling to survive. This doesn't mean they are necessarily "doing church" badly. But it does mean they need to do church differently. Intuiting this need, church leaders often begin gearing up for a strategic planning process....

Leader Resource | By Douglas Zelinski, New England Region of the UUA | March 18, 2015 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Mission/Vision/Planning

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