Gail Forsyth-Vail

Gail Forsyth-Vail, a credentialed religious educator, master level, is the author or developmental editor of several UU history curricula and resources. Before retiring, she served as interim director of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Lifespan Faith Engagement Office.

From Gail Forsyth-Vail

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Values in Our History

A helpful introduction to some highlights of Unitarian Universalism’s history and the long-held values that make up our faith. Pack of 25 pamphlets. To read this pamphlet click here.

Call and Response

Ready to Learn from New Orleans
From Call and Response
Our first task in approaching another people, another culture, another religion is to take off our shoes, for the place we are approaching is holy....
For a Child's UU Identity: Love and Help
From Call and Response
What promises are made in my family about how we treat one another? How am I like my friends and how I am I different?...
A Time to Act and a Time to Learn
From Call and Response
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was murdered when I was in eighth grade. I remember so clearly watching the news on my family’s small black-and-white...
Qualities of a Leader: Time for All Ages
From Call and Response
This inauguration week is an unsettling one for many Unitarian Universalists....
Reading for Solidarity: A Common Read for GA 2017
From Call and Response
The 2017 UUA General Assembly (GA) will affirm solidarity with movements for racial, economic, and environmental justice....
”Back to Normal” Makes an Argument for Shedding Labels
From Call and Response
When one of my children was five years old, they entered kindergarten. The child we entrusted to the school was a high energy, affectionate, interesting...
Marshman and Fields Scholarship: Reflections on a Legacy
From Call and Response
One of the first things I did as a new religious educator in the mid-1980s was to get in contact with those who had been doing the work for years and had much to share. I lived for monthly meetings of...
Keepsakes in the Attic
From Call and Response
Our attic needed to be emptied for an insulation project. We brought down boxes and boxes of clothing that had once belonged to our three grown children.
Let the Ceremony of Light Begin
From Call and Response
Two weeks ago, I was part of an interfaith gathering where we asked one another, “What is weighing on you? What signs of hope are you finding?...

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