Lisa Presley

Congregational Life Consultant

MidAmerica Region in Congregational Life

Email: lpresley@uua.org

Telephone: (248) 514-5458

Rev. Lisa Presley

Rev. Dr. Lisa Presley

MidAmerica Region Congregational Life Consultant

Lisa Presley is a life-long Unitarian Universalist who was an active lay leader before entering our ministry in 1991. As a lay leader she was board president, board member, worship associate, stewardship campaign chair, religious education teacher, bookkeeper, secretary, and shoveled the snow as well as many other "duties as assigned". She has served congregations as interim minister (Calgary AB, Rochester MI, Naperville IL, San Rafael CA), and as settled minister (Southfield MI). Her work for first the Heartland District and now the MidAmerica Region includes mentoring, teaching, and working with congregations in all aspects of congregational life. For MidAmerica she is a "deep generalist" working across the spectrum of congregational issues, while taking as her "deep" areas include areas of safe congregations, the UUA Disaster Relief Fund, and working toward greater intercultural competency in our congregations. She lives in Kalamazoo, MI, with her partner, their cat Squash, and their dog Teddy.

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LeaderLab

Before Disaster Strikes

Julie Taylor, Lisa Presley, MidAmerica Region of the UUA

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What a congregation can, and should do, to prepare themselves for disasters.
Radically Welcoming Leadership

Lisa Presley, MidAmerica Region of the UUA

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Leaders understand that what they might want may not be what others want, and they are open to learning and understanding how the world is different for...
Self-Knowing Leadership

Lisa Presley, MidAmerica Region of the UUA

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Leaders know where their buttons are, and know how to manage their own anxiety; they recognize that anxiety serves little purpose in moving a congregati...
Culturally Competent Leadership

Lisa Presley, MidAmerica Region of the UUA

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Leaders are aware, or becoming aware, that much in their world is based on cultural assumptions of the dominant groups, rather than simply “the way...
Safe from Harm

Patricia Infante, Lisa Presley

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This webinar will introduce you to resources to prepare and respond to a variety of situations that put your community at risk. We’ll touch on how to...
Before Disaster Strikes

Lisa Presley, Julie Taylor, MidAmerica Region of the UUA

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Learn from Rev. Julie Taylor, a member of the UU Trauma Response Ministry, and Rev. Lisa Presley, MidAmerica Staff person and responder, as they discuss...
Ten Good Ideas About Effective Governance

Ian Evison, Lisa Presley, MidAmerica Region of the UUA

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Many of our most committed leaders have sat in congregational board meetings and said to themselves “there must be a better way to do this work”! Many new people have volunteered to do simple task...

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