Kayla Parker

Kayla Parker is a seminarian at Yale Divinity School. A young adult herself, she previously served as Campus Ministry Associate for the Unitarian Universalist Association.

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This glitter that we share with each other today is a reminder that each of us is beautiful in our sacred imperfection, our ever-changing selves, our glorious plurality.

Ritual | By Hannah Roberts Villnave, Kayla Parker, Caitlin Cotter Coillberg | May 23, 2024 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Community, Gender, Identity, Inclusion, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer, Love, Playfulness, Pride Sunday, Respect, Sexuality, Wholeness, WorshipWeb, Worship

A spiritual companion for young adults and all who live amid transitions and tensions. Dozens of carefully selected readings address themes that are prominent for people in their twenties and early thirties.

Book | By Kayla Parker | For Youth | From Skinner House Books
Tagged as: Bridging, Change, Growth, Life Transition, Spirituality, Personal Inspiration

We know that our financial contributions to this congregation come from sacrifice and hard work. We are so grateful for this, and commit together to ensure the funds we gather collectively do a greater good for ourselves and our world than they could have done alone. May there be an offering to...

Offering | By Kayla Parker | September 25, 2016 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Gratitude, Responsibility, Stewardship, Unity, Vision

I realized I was a woman, or more precisely at the time, a girl, the day in first grade I noticed boys were looking up my dress when I was on the monkey bars. I started wearing shorts under my dresses. I now prefer pants. I realized I liked other women when I was nineteen and noticed I was...

Reading | By Kayla Parker | April 26, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Direct Experience, Identity, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer, Living Our Faith, Self-Respect, Young Adults

This body is not what it was I got shin splints from running today Ten years ago all I’d get was smelly feet My back aches just from sitting these days In my youth, all my pain came from climbing trees This body is not what it was Not some alien thing thrust upon me So clumsy, always in the way I...

Poetry | By Kayla Parker | March 9, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Acceptance, Aging, Body, Change, Direct Experience

Unitarian Universalist Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) will send a copy of it to those who ask free of charge. (Until the copies run out, of course.) Here are the details: the UUA has printed 3000 copies of Becoming, nearly a third of which are going to young adult, campus ministry and...

By Kayla Parker | January 6, 2015 | From Guides and Tools
Tagged as: Awards, Scholarships, & Grants, Beliefs & Principles, Community, Discernment, Education, Faith, Growth, Leadership, Prayer Practices, Secular, Spiritual Practice, Spirituality, Teaching Methods, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35), Congregational Action, Multiculturalism, Faith Development

It has been such an honor to work with all of you in my nearly three years serving as Campus Ministry Associate at the Unitarian Universalist Association. I look forward to continuing in this position until my last day on July 12th....

By Kayla Parker | June 17, 2013 | From Young Adults
Tagged as: Campus Ministry, Connections, Growth, Multigenerational Faith Development, Unitarian Universalism, Unity, Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35), Faith Development

Watch Online - The 2013 Program Book - Final Business Agenda - The 2013 Schedule - The GA Mobile App Campus Ministry Ribbons If you are a part of a campus ministry group, or part of a congregation that supports a campus ministry group, you can get a campus ministry ribbon! Wear it proudly, tell...

By Kayla Parker | June 12, 2013 | From Blue Boat
Tagged as: Business Meetings, Campus Ministry, Commitment, Community, Connections, Growth, Secular, Unitarian Universalism, Vision, Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35), Faith Development, General Assembly

This July the National Campus Ministry Association (NCMA) is hosting it's annual conference. This conference is for professional campus ministry leaders, those who hope to become one, and dedicated lay campus ministry leaders....

By Kayla Parker | May 14, 2013 | From Events and Opportunities
Tagged as: Beliefs & Principles, Campus Ministry, Faith, Growth, Identity, Spirituality, Unitarian Universalism, Multiculturalism, Faith Development

The Unitarian Universalist Association and United Church of Christ are offering a free workshop on sexuality for campus ministers before the National Campus Ministry Association’s (NCMA) annual conference this summer....

By Kayla Parker | May 10, 2013 | From On Campus
Tagged as: Growth, High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Leadership, Multigenerational Faith Development, Secular, Unitarian Universalism, Unity, Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35), Congregational Action

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