Mission/Vision/Planning

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  • By Robert L. Eller-Isaacs, Laura Park
    From LeaderLab
    This exercise helps the governing body of religious institutions answer the question: What timeless, transcendent qualities of our religious community will we embody in all we do?
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    From LeaderLab
    Annual reports, often published in conjunction with a congregation's annual meeting, provide an opportunity to report on the annual goals that are serving the mission and vision of the congregation
  • By James Kubal-Komoto, Pacific Western Region of the UUA
    From LeaderLab
    A congregation’s mission is an answer to the question, “Why does this congregation exist in the world?” Congregational leaders are constantly faced with a barrage of decisions. Without a clear mission, how can they make those decisions?
  • From LeaderLab
    The vision, mission, covenant and other guiding documents can be incorporated into the life of the congregation in an unlimited number of ways in order to keep them in front of the members. The following are some suggestions:
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    From LeaderLab
    To keep your mission, vision, covenant and other guiding documents relevant, it's helpful to revisit them every 5-7 years.
  • By Barbara Child
    From LeaderLab
    UU Communities can be very different from one another! Use this continuum exercise to see how your congregations understands itself.
  • By Douglas Zelinski
    From LeaderLab
    Mission speaks to the congregation’s calling, the source of its integrity and it’s central reason for being. What are we called to be and do?
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    From LeaderLab
    Vision statements need to be useful to the leaders. Effective vision statements tend to have common characteristics.
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    From LeaderLab
    This process can be run in a morning, afternoon, or a longish evening. The program works well with teenagers on up to seniors.
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    From LeaderLab
    As your congregation moves into times of discernment, such as doing vision, mission, or covenant work, powerful questions are ways to surface deep understandings and creative ideas.