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Calling Those Who Have Served as Chaplains

Posted by Annie Gonzalez Milliken // September 18th 2013 // Events and Opportunities, On Campus, young adults // 2 comments

Your stories are needed!

Unitarian Universalist chaplains serve diverse communities in many different institutional settings.  For the first time the wisdom of those who do these ministries is being collected in an edited volume to be published by Skinner House Books.

So what does that have to do with campus ministry? Well, we want to make sure the voices of college and university chaplains are heard!  If you have worked as a chaplain serving students, or in any other capacity, read on to learn how you can contribute to this groundbreaking resource.

Wanted: Personal stories, theological reflection, spiritual assessment tools, and interfaith challenges.
Possible topics: Healing, suffering, principles and purposes, prayer, ministry with particular populations, cultural competency, justice and prophetic concern in chaplaincy.
Please send: A 300 – 500 word abstract and proposed title, a 500 word biography including professional affiliations, as well as all relevant post and email contact information.

Contact: Rev. Karen Hutt, editor –  revkarenhutt@gmail.com.

Deadline: October 25th 2013

Rev. Karen Hutt

Rev. Karen Hutt is an experienced chaplain in the Chicago area and is also a CPE supervisor.  She has worked in a variety of hospital settings as well as in jails and prisons.  She is a UU community minister who is passionate about      raising the profile of this important work in our movement.

About the Author

Annie is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and currently serves our faith as the Young Adult and Campus Ministry Associate for the Unitarian Universalist Association.
2 Responses to “Calling Those Who Have Served as Chaplains”
  1. Betty Jeanne Rueters-Ward says:

    Does the term chaplain include the youth and adults that the UUA has trained to be youth chaplains?

    • Annie Gonzalez says:

      Hi Betty Jeanne! Great question. My understanding is that they are specifically looking for those who have served professionally in institutional settings such as hospitals, prisons, the military and schools. The proposed title is “UU Chaplains in Institutional Settings: Theology and Practice.” I don’t know where that leaves folks who serve as chaplains at UU events, but you can contact Karen Hutt to find out more if you’re interested!

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