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Posted by T. Resnikoff // January 14th 2013 // Guides and Tools, Issues and Trends, youth // no comments

Make It BetterMake it Better Now Professional Development Opportunity for Unitarian Universalist Leaders 



Take advantage of a day of workshops and discussions on how to better welcome and minister to LGBTQ youth within Unitarian Universalist congregations.  This professional development opportunity is available for Ministers, Seminarians, Directors of Religious Education, Youth Group Leaders and all other UU leaders interested in exploring the pastoral care needs of LGBTQ youth, reflecting on church policies, and sharing best practices.

COST: $15 per person includes refreshments and lunch

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, January 26, 9AM – 3PM in Stow, MA.

WORKSHOPS: (For full description of workshops and presenters click here.)

  • Church Policies and LGBTQ Youth
  • Creating a Culture of Safety, Acceptance, and Exploration
  • Pastoral Care to Support LGBTQ Youth
  • Playing it Safe: A Conversation about Teen Dating Violence
  • The Power of Questions in Engaging with LGBTQ Youth
  • Youth at Risk: Understanding Disproportionate Violence, Suicide, and Homelessness among LGBTQ Youth

This event is sponsored by:

  • Clara Barton and Massachusetts Bay Districts of Unitarian Universalist Congregations www.cbd-mbd-uua.org
  • North Atlantic Regional Chapter- Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA)
  • Renewal House- Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry www.uuum.org
  • Unitarian Universalist Association www.uua.org
  • West Suburban Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth (WAGLY)  www.WAGLY.org

About the Author

Ted Resnikoff is the Digital Communications Editor at the Unitarian Universalist Association.
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