Get There Grants and Fundraising Guide for YAs

Posted by T. Resnikoff // March 22nd 2012 // GA, Guides and Tools, young adults // no comments

  The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries has created new funding opportunities and processes to make it easier and more economically accessible than ever for youth and young adults at attend Justice General Assembly (GA) 2012 in Phoenix, AZ.   GET THERE GRANTS Get There Grants are for projects that defray costs to help youth and young adults attend the 2012 Justice GA in Phoenix, AZ. These grants are for shared expenses that can lower the cost of attendance for a large number of youth or young adults. The goal of Get There Grants is to empower youth and young adults to find creative solutions for making Justice GA…

Borderlinks April/May Trips – DEADLINE!

Posted by T. Resnikoff // March 22nd 2012 // Events and Opportunities, young adults, youth // no comments

There’s still time to register for the April 20th-23rd Borderlinks service learning trip to Arizona/Sonora! The deadline has been extended to March 25th: Please feel free to share news of this opportunity with friends, family, and members of your congregation!  

Bring the Whole Congregation on Board

Posted by Kayla Parker // March 22nd 2012 // Guides and Tools, On Campus, young adults // no comments

How can hosting a workshop on Young Adult and Campus Ministry benefit not only the YA leaders in your cluster of congregations, but your whole congregation? An increased dedication to this work by everyone! Below is a letter that was published in Jefferson Unitarian Church’s (JUC) newsletter by Kristi Reeves, a board member who attended the conference. Kristi was one of many committee representatives from the congregation who attended the conference to learn how their work can help advance their congregation’s young adult and campus ministry. -Kayla   I get it, I really GET it.  JUC needs to commit to Young Adult and Campus Ministry.  Not in five years, not next year, but now.  This…