Joy Berry

Children and Families Faith Development Specialist

Lifespan Faith Engagement in Ministries and Faith Development


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Joy Berry is the Children and Families Faith Development Specialist in UUA's Lifespan Faith Engagement office. As a professional religious educator, she served congregations in three states. Most recently, as the interim director of The Fahs Collaborative at Meadville Lombard, her focus was innovative practices in faith formation and equipping congregations for culture change with resources and curricula that center faith formation for all.

From Joy Berry

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The oldest stories tell us we came from the dust, and to dust we will return. But dirt? That’s different. Dust is fine, often even sterile. Dirt, on the other hand, is made up of messier stuff.

Ritual | By Joy Berry | March 11, 2024 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Earth, Earth-Centered, Nature, Reverence, Sacred, WorshipWeb, Worship

The Work of Antiracism includes two paired pamphlets, one for people of color and one for white people, as we journey together to create new multicultural, antiracist faith communities.

Pamphlet or Card | By Joy Berry, Mark Hicks | From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Justice, Multiculturalism, Anti-Oppression, Multiculturalism

Jesus for Unitarian Universalists.

By Joy Berry, Scott McNeill, Jonalu Johnstone, Crystal Lewis | March 1, 2020 | From UU World
Tagged as: UU Theology

Six Unitarian Universalists share about their connections with Jesus, demonstrating the variety of views from across the faith.To read this pamphlet click here. Pack of 25 pamphlets.

Pamphlet or Card | By Joy Berry
Tagged as: Belief, Searching, Spirituality

I think that what religious educators might know better than anyone is that “religious education” means “to bind up and send out”--that church is a waystation where we are fortified and connected, made ready for our shared journey in the world, as a people of faith.

By Joy Berry | November 4, 2013 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: Families & Faith Development

UUs’ thoughts on Jesus reflect the diversity of thought encouraged by our liberal faith. Our Principles include a commitment to “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning”; whatever one’s views, there is likely a UU who shares them. Yet we are more than our individual stories.

Pamphlet or Card | By Joy Berry, Dawn Skjei Cooley, Scott McNeill, Jonalu Johnstone, Robin Bartlett | February 8, 2013
Tagged as: Beliefs & Principles, Christianity, UU Beliefs, UU Theology, Publications

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