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Gail Forsyth-Vail

Gail Forsyth-Vail

Gail Forsyth-Vail is a Credentialed Religious Educator, Master Level, who served congregations for twenty-two years before serving on the UUA Ministries and Faith Development staff from 2008-2019. She is the author of a number of faith development curricula and resources. She was the 2007 recipient of the Angus MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education. 

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Values in Our History

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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.

Call and Response

Ready to Learn from New Orleans

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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

Gail Forsyth-Vail

From Call and Response
This inauguration week is an unsettling one for many Unitarian Universalists....
Reading for Solidarity: A Common Read for GA 2017

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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

Gail Forsyth-Vail

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.

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