September 30, Saturday, 8:45-4 pm, Pot of Gold Conference, Oakland UU
The conference is open to Religious Education volunteers, RE staff, seminarians, Directors of Religious Education and Ministers. Come learn, share, connect, get support, and be inspired. Our Keynote Speaker is the Rev. Dr. Mark-Morrison Reed. In addition Dr. Morrison-Reed's address, there will be a wide-ranging selection of workshops designed to strengthen your Children and Youth ministries, and support your staff and volunteers. Proposed workshops include Directions in Youth Ministry, Conflict Resolution, Teaching 101, Using Improvisation in the Classroom, Multi-Age Art Activities, All About OWL, with more to be added.
Cost for the conference is $55.00 for individuals and $45.00 per person for teams of 4 or more. We encourage congregations to send teams. Registration includes lunch and light breakfast. Registration form is here.
October 7, 2 pm, Jamila Tharp Ordination, Humboldt UU Fellowship
On Friday October 6 at 5 PM there will be a pre-ordination potluck/dance/celebration.
Saturday, October 14, 2017, Class Conversations
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
UU Church of Berkeley, 1 Lawson St., Kensington CA
(Refreshments and registration at 9:00, workshop includes lunch; vegan options will be available)
Tickets: Sliding scale $20-50 (no one turned way for lack of funds) - use the paypal button below, please.
This day-long workshop (10:00-4:30), intended for UUs and friends in the greater CA Bay Area, includes lunch and morning refreshments. The instructors will include Rev. Dorothy Emerson, one of the founders of Class Conversations. The workshop will help UUs become more aware of economic and social class distinctions and how they impact society as a whole, play out in our congregations, and affect the quality of our social justice work.
If you cannot attend, please consider making a donation to our Faithify campaign to cover the costs for others.
PayPal button below for payment, and Google Form for Registration link here.
Congregations: Please consider covering a block of registrations for members who may not be able to afford the suggested payment. You can make a donation to the Faithify campaign for this purpose; just email Millie Phillips (the campaign coordinator) at email@example.com to let her know you'd like this donation earmarked for free tickets.
October 17-19, 2017 Fall Ministers Gathering
Earthrise Center, Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), Petaluma, CA
Click here to register, and use the buttons below to pay.
January 13, 2018, Saturday SKSM symposium
April 27-29 2018 Regional Assembly in Portland, OR
To have an event added to the calendar, please e-mail concise details to the Rev. Sonya Sukalski.