Building Community

This list includes every page tagged with "Building Community."

  • By Patricia Infante
    From Central East Regional Group
    Early in the pandemic crisis my mind kept wandering back to a poem written by my former minister and mentor, Rev Rudy Nemser. The poem, “Long-Haul People,” reminds me that congregations thrive on a million small acts of attention and commitment over weeks, months and years.
  • By Rosemary Morrison
    From WorshipWeb
    May we be comforted and buoyed up with the love that permeates this community.
  • By Linda Barnes
    From WorshipWeb
    We’re staying home. Love has never asked this of us before.
  • By Laura Thompson
    From WorshipWeb
    Across the distance, the light from within me shines, sending love to all.
  • From Central East Regional Group
    I woke up smiling today, on Day Seven in our current State of National Emergency, declared by the President on Friday the 13th. How can I smile in the midst of a viral pandemic, you ask? I can think of two big reasons.
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    From LeaderLab
    Our people need to connect with one another. How might we use technology to make that happen during times of social distancing?
  • By Elaine McArdle
    From UU World

    Offering worship services and other opportunities to connect online is “a forced exercise in emergence,” says the Rev. Karen Johnston, and “an opportunity to find people who need us.”

  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    From LeaderLab
    Physical isolation doesn't have to mean social isolation. Here are a collection of resources to help your members and friends feel connected and cared for.
  • By Beth Casebolt
    From LeaderLab
    In this time of Coronavirus we want to help each other and be supportive. Some of this requires at least being able to exchange stuff. But how to do it safely?
  • By Jordinn Nelson Long
    From LeaderLab
    Community, including intimate, deep, and spiritually supportive versions thereof, can be created and sustained in online spaces, including covenant groups, ritual, pastoral care, and community interactions.