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Email Discussion Lists
Advisor-L open list for adults in youth advising to ask questions and share best practices about working with youth.
PaidYMStaff closed list for paid youth ministry staff to ask questions and share best practices about youth ministry.
REACH-L open list for sharing about Unitarian Universalist religious education issues.
Youth Ministry Contacts
Your Regional Staff can inform you of local resources and opportunities, provide consulting assistance, and connect you with youth ministry efforts made by congregations in your area.
UUA Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries advocates for the vision of multicultural, multigenerational youth and young adult ministries; provides resources and materials for youth leaders and religious professionals; and communicates success stories, challenges, hopes and dreams of youth ministry. Email youth [at] uua [dot] org or call (617) 948-4350 with questions, challenges or ideas about UU youth ministry, programming, issues and groups. We can also respond more generally about multigenerational congregations and multicultural and identity-based issues affecting youth.
UUA Faith Development Office provides curricula and professional leadership to support religious education programs for all stages of life, in congregations and other Unitarian Universalist groups. Offerings include Our Whole Lives (OWL)sexuality education programs, Tapestry of Faith religious education programs, and the UUA WorshipWeb of reflections, orders of service, and other tools for gathering together in faith. Watch our What's New page for youth leadership and learning opportunities. Email religiouseducation [at] uua [dot] org about your faith development resource needs.
Blue Boat Blog
By Deborah Neisel-Sanders
Bringing a group of youth to GA this year and just don't know where to start? Or do you wish your annual GA trip was easier? Check out our video series starring some real experts at bringing youth groups to GA. You asked, and we've answered!