Annie Gonzalez Milliken

Annie Gonzalez Milliken and Elizabeth Nguyen worked in the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at the Unitarian Universalist Association. Annie supported young adult and campus ministries while Elizabeth served youth and young adults of color.

From Annie Gonzalez Milliken

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Today so many people I love are mourning the loss of Unitarian Universalist leader Wendi Winters, murdered in the shooting that happened yesterday at the Capital Gazette Office in Annapolis, MD.

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | June 29, 2018 | From Stories and Voices

​Imagine if you will… in your home congregation... that emerging adults (ages 18-24) are fully integrated into the life of the church, and have strong connections with each other. They are involved in both intergenerational and age-cohort activities that satisfy spiritual and social needs...

By Eric Bliss, Sarah Gibb Millspaugh, Annie Gonzalez Milliken | May 17, 2018 | From Pacific Western Region

Find guiding questions, ideas and best practices for emerging-adult-friendly congregations (ages 18-24).

By Eric Bliss, Sarah Gibb Millspaugh, Annie Gonzalez Milliken | May 16, 2018 | From LeaderLab

While it is easy to write clearly in a blog post about how challenge, comfort, processing and practice are different, life is more complex. Sometimes one person thinks a space is for their processing, but here comes somebody else with a challenge. Sometimes we’re trying to get comfort and the...

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | November 28, 2017 | From Social Justice

So you read the intro and you understand challenge, comfort and processing, right? Ok, then onto practice. There are so many ways to put our new insights into practice! We can practice personally, interpersonally, communally and systemically. Personal The personal work involves interrupting the...

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | November 28, 2017 | From Social Justice

Have you already read the introduction to this post? Oh you have? Great, let’s go! Note: As I write about challenge, comfort, and processing needs, I use examples from my growth as a white person trying to unlearn white supremacy and my growth as a young woman trying to unlearn patriarchy....

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | November 28, 2017 | From Social Justice

I sat looking around the table at the exhausted religious educators sitting in my white identity caucus small group and wondered what to say. As we moved from processing our experiences as white folks at the fall conference for the Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA...

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | November 28, 2017 | From Social Justice

This video offers five great tips from two former campus ministers so you can table effectively on campus. 

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | September 14, 2017 | From On Campus

UU Campus Ministry Partners with Undocumented Student Center Submitted by the Rev. Beth Banks The Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis has a long-standing campus ministry, supported by a Senior Minister, a yearly intern and a Campus Committee from the congregation. Recently we’ve been asking...

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | July 12, 2017 | From Issues and Trends
Tagged as: Campus Ministry, Community, Growth, Identity, Immigration Reform, Multigenerational Faith Development, Secular, Unitarian Universalism, Unity, Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35), Multiculturalism

What is the role of spiritual community in these times? We’ve been asking that question over and over, particularly as we think about our upcoming Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly. What is the point of gathering, especially a gathering that takes so many resources, when so many...

By Annie Gonzalez Milliken | February 21, 2017 | From Blue Boat
Tagged as: Business Meetings, Commitment, Community, Connections, Education, Faith, Growth, High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Interdependence, Leadership, Purpose, Secular, Teaching Methods, Unitarian Universalism, Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35), Youth Sunday, Congregational Action, Faith Development, General Assembly, UUA Headquarters, Worship

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