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  • High school-age UUs put our faith into action every day by daring to be real, showing acceptance and support, leading with courage, and...
  • Youth Ministry Revivals (YMR) are regional, weekend-long events that seek to inspire, innovate and celebrate Unitarian Universalist youth ministry.
  • As UUs, we celebrate the inherent worth and dignity of every person and the diversity of gender, and work to create communities where people of all/no genders are free to be themselves. Transgender and non-binary youth have particular needs, and there is more work to do to make sure that our circle is open to everyone.
  • Our spiritual communities are at their best when we support one another. In order to support young adults with mental illness well, we need...
  • Spiritual practices can help us with mental illness, just like they can help us with other difficult parts of our lives. While spiritual practices can be useful, they are not a substitute for other forms of treatment or symptom management such as therapy, medication, exercise, and getting support....
  • Masculinity is still defined by the archaic 1950s philosophy. Views on masculinity have progressed slowly to the detriment of society as a whole. Male identified individuals are failing to grasp how toxic masculinity is negatively impacting the progression of femininity in society.
  • Many Unitarian Universalists (UUs) live with mental illness. Our congregations and communities are places where we strive to welcome your...
  • Unitarian Universalists are committed to building the beloved community, which includes valuing our cultural, racial and ethnic diversity...
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    Permission forms are one form of communication with parents and guardians. Parents/guardians should understand the components of a youth...
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    Best Practices Drivers must be at least 25 years old with a confirmed valid driver's license and record clear of violations. Each driver...
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    Policies around sleeping arrangements at youth events in the past have either been too laissez-faire , or rigidly bound to norms that don't...
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    Because of the power disparities and the potential for boundary violation in pastoral care conversations between adults and youth, we...
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    It is advisable to have two (or more) unrelated adults with youth during all programs and events. This helps to protect youth from abusive...
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    Adults and religious professionals who work with youth need to know our reporting responsibilities and know what counts as child abuse...
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    ​​ The UUA defines “youth” as any young person currently in high school (or the equivalent for home-schooled youth or other uncommon...
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    Each group or event is encouraged to develop its own covenant to respect appropriate safety boundaries. Three forms of covenant are...
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    Adults working with youth bear a special responsibility in fostering youth spiritual development and modeling healthy behavior. A code of...
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    Appropriate supervision of employees and volunteers is a key to safety youth ministry. Regular support and guidance for adults working with...
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    In youth ministry, safety training is needed for youth, youth leaders, advisors, and parents. Adults and youth need to be on the same page...
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    In our dedication to providing the safest possible environment for those we serve, we conduct background checks on adults working with our...
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    Adults working with youth must be at least twenty­-five years old to participate in youth events organized by the UUA, and most regions and...
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    Learning from the best practices of many Unitarian Universalist congregations, the UUA Safety Team and Youth Roundtable have developed...
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  • Web of Youth Ministry Component: Justice Making This session describes concrete skills for staying engaged during and resolving conflict...
  • Web Component: Multigenerational Relationships This session brings youth and adults in the congregation together to get to know each other...
  • Web of Youth Ministry Component: Leadership Development This session describes formal leadership roles and different leadership styles,...
  • Web of Youth Ministry Component: Beloved Community This session describes ways to create a climate of acceptance and some barriers to...
  • Web of Youth Ministry Component: Pastoral Care This session describes why listening is an important aspect of leadership and provides...
  • Web of Youth Ministry Component: Spiritual Development This session is a worship. Participants will listen to stories, sing songs and...
  • Web of Youth Ministry Component: Faith Exploration This session describes why and how Unitarian Universalists covenant with one another and...
  • Web of Youth Ministry Component: Introduction to the Web of Youth Ministry This session describes the elements that comprise a balanced...
  • Read the curriculum before you begin the program, focusing especially on the materials lists. Take note of activities that require extra...
  • The Program "Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult." --Warren...
  • Bringing the Web to Life is a youth ministry leadership development curriculum for congregations offered by the Office of Youth and Young...
  • Here are some extra resources for UU youth and those who work with them. ...
  • Unitarian Universalists believe in supporting our youth and young adults through times of transition. These life stages are full of changes...
  • Nourishing the spirituality of young people is a key function of Unitarian Universalist communities. Our faith tradition holds diverse...
  • Whether you are a religious educator, youth advisor, minister, parent, mentor, community member, chaplain, or spiritual seeker, ministry to Unitarian Universalist (UU) youth and young adults of color is vital, spirit-filling work. Here are some resources for those who see serving youth and...
  • Caring for one another is a core spiritual practice for Unitarian Universalists. Pastoral care is the term we use for the ways we offer...
  • Luminary Leaders Grants are used to support Luminary Leaders in growing their spirit and their leadership. Priority will be given to...
  • Youth Ministry Project Grants are used to support local youth-led projects that offer Unitarian Universalist high school-aged youth...
  • Summer Seminary is a program for Unitarian Universalist youth exploring the possibility of becoming a religious professional. Focusing on discernment and exploring various forms of ministry including parish, lay, community, religious education and music ministry, the program offers youth...
  • Interested in serving on staff for General Assembly? ...
  • What is General Assembly? General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Its programming...
  • We are looking for exceptional high school aged youth leaders who want to get more involved, network with one another, and be recognized...
  • The application process to be a candidate for the 2018-2020 term Youth Trustee is now open - please apply now!
  • Youth advising can be one of the most rewarding, if sometimes demanding, roles you can fill as a religious leader. It may also be one of...
  • Unitarian Universalists know our world is deeply broken by systems of oppression and violence. No matter your age or life stage, you can...

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