FEBRUARY – FROM THE UUA

What’s Happening in our UU Movement?    Submitted by Mary Heafy

Nurture Your UU Spirit and Build the World We Work to Become

The New England Region of our UUA offers outstanding workshops – some led by the staff, some led by nationally renowned presenters.  Gather a team of KUUC folk and participate.  It will nurture your spirit and provide real tools to advance the work of KUUC in building the world we are working to be. Click on the hyperlink or go to https://www.uua.org/new-england/workshops-webinars for more info on the latest offerings.  Disappointed that you missed a training?  All materials from trainings offered over the last 5 years can be found on the same website under Resources and Tools.

Wednesday, February 13      Centering the Margins in Outreach ~Webinar~ 

Thursday, February 21          Mission and Metrics: How We Count What Counts  ~Webinar~

Saturday, February 23          Lay Pastoral Care Training

Saturday, March 9                 Integrated Stewardship that Engages All

Saturday, March 16                Growing Visitors into Members

Saturday, March 23               Focus on Family Ministry

Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13   Renaissance Module: Worship

Saturday, May 18                    Mosaic Makers: Toward Vital Anti-Racist, Multicultural Ministries

 

Northern New England Spring Assembly and Meeting      April 5-6  at the Concord (NH) UU Church

 Nurturing our Connections – The Power of We

Registration for the annual assembly and meeting opens February 1.  Scholarships are available.  The meeting is April 5-6.  It begins on Friday with a concert by Reggie Harris – “Songs of Joy, Hope and Freedom” – music and stories from the historic Underground Railroad to the modern Civil Rights Movements.  Saturday’s theme is “Nurturing Connections – The Power of We”.  Participants will gain tools to bring back to our congregation and will participated in an interactive conversation with the Executive Vice President of our UUA Carey McDonald and new Director of Congregational Life Jessica York.  Be part of shaping the future of our UUA. The event is taking place in Concord, NH – an easy commute from Keene!

 

Save the Date – Registration Opens March 1!

General Assembly 2019 – Wednesday, June 19 to Sunday, June 23 – Spokane, Washington 

Too Far?  Too expensive?  Too long?  No problem.  Anyone can stream many of the sessions.  KUUC can have delegates participate in person or online.  Anyone may attend congregations must certify annually to send voting delegates.  Sunday Worship is always inspiring.  Many congregations gather to participate in worship together live-streamed.  It could provide a summer worship for KUUC!