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Workshop 3: Power And Authority

Workshop 3: Power And Authority
Workshop 3: Power And Authority

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  • A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. — from An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen, 19th-century...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 2 Activity 1: Story — King of the Birds 10 Activity 2: The Ideal Congregational Leader,...
  • Reflect on the definitions of power and authority in Handout 1. Think of a time you have you experienced power—your own, or another's—as...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags and material to make name tags Music and player Preparation for Activity Play music to create a welcoming...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Small table or stand for chalice...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " King of the Birds " Preparation for Activity Prepare to read or tell the story. Description...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Colored adhesive dots Handout 1, Definitions of Power and Authority Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 1, What Leadership Is and Is Not Newsprint, markers and tape What Leadership Is and Isn't...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 3, My Congregational Leadership Profile , and pens or pencils Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 3 for...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist Association hymnbook Copies of Taking It Home...
  • Looking at each activity in this workshop, what worked as well as or better than you had anticipated? What did not work as well as you...
  • Description of Activity Investigate the ways your congregation authorizes its leaders (board members, committee chairs and members,...
  • Materials for Activity UU University 07: What Leadership Is and Isn't and player or a computer with Internet access Projector for computer...
  • A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm. — from An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen, 19th-century...
  • From Stories in Faith: Exploring Our Unitarian Universalist Principles and Sources through Wisdom Tales , by Gail Forsyth-Vail (Boston:...
  • POWER is the ability to achieve purpose. — from a 1967 sermon by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. AUTHORITY is conferred power to...
  • Membership at First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Anytown, USA has reached a plateau, even though the demographic studies of their...
  • Use these questions to reflect on your personal profile as a congregational leader. You will be invited to share responses to the final...
  • From Gil Rendle’s presentation on Leading Change, from UU University 2007. In his presentation, "What Leadership Is... and Isn't," Alban...

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