You might want to bookmark this page. Here you will find plenty of resources -- we'll post the latest RE news in our Region, Faith Development and Religious Education related events, Job Postings, and continue to add to our list of resource documents and links. The UUA has regular Faith Development Webinars too. If you have any suggestions, please feel free to contact us!
In the MidAmerica Region we envision a faith development landscape where we help to enable
With those goals in mind, our team works from the premise that vital and growing congregations embrace and nurture lifespan faith development. In service of that premise, we seek to support religious educators in a host of ways:
There is a significant relational component to supporting lifespan faith development leaders, and with that in mind, I extend a heartfelt invitation for leaders to contact me.
Nancy Combs-Morgan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Congregational Life Consultant/Faith Development Program Manager
17 religious educators from the Heartland LREDA chapter met for a 3 day retreat at the Oakwood Retreat Center in Selma IN.
We were led by Karen Brown, the Faith Development Director in charge of lifespan programming at the UU Church of Greater Lynn in Swampscott, MA. Our retreat topic was "Wisdom and Art". It was a wonderful time of learning, reflection, spiritual growth and camaraderie.
This is a photo of the group with a soul collage that we made together. We thought that you might like to see it.
Kathy Silver, Heartland LREDA chapter convener
Director of Religious Education
New Hope Congregation, New Hudson, MI
|Worship Renaissance Module in Dubuque IA|
Presenters: Nancy Combs-Morgan, CRE-ML & Rev. Rudra Vilius Dundzila, Ph.D. & D.Min. This module, geared for religious educators and lay worship associates, will explore worship formation; review the range of worship experiences; highlight resources and skills for the craft of worship; impact understanding and practice the power of stories in worship, and equip for evaluating the aspects and impact of a worship service. Understanding worship, its place in congregation...