The Fall / Winter Journal has been sent electronically and via mail to UU Small Group Ministry Network members. This edition includes:
Resources and Publications
Changing Culture thru SGM
SGM in Retirement Communities
Session Plans Needed!
Ritual & Ceremony
Welcoming New Members
Marking Events as a Group
Roots & Branches
Taste of SGM
November 2014 Covenant Group News has been emailed and is now online. It contains the following articles, in addition to Network information:
- Letter from the Editor
- From the Heart: A Chalice Circle Story
- Healing & Transformation in Small Group Ministry
- SGM Notes from Congregations
- Small Group Ministry Resources
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NEWLY POSTED SESSION PLANS
To make session plans more accessible, they are listed here by Topic, followed by (Key Words). We are adding these distinctions to the session plans that we have already received. As you send session plans for posting, please indicate the Topic and Key Words that you would suggest using. This is an evolving process.
Gratitude -- Newark, DE, Life (Gratitude)
Geography Of Our Lives -- Devon, PA, Life (Home)
Loss -- Newark, DE, Life (Loss)
Money Money Money -- Devon, PA, Life (Money)
Perspective -- Devon, PA, Life (Perspective)
Privacy -- Providence, RI, First Unitarian, Life (Privacy)
Security -- Marysville, WA, Life (Security)
Stewardship -- Devon, PA, Life (Stewardship)
What is Enough? - Devon, PA, Life (Enough)
Soul Work -- Devon, PA (Papa, Rev. Stephan), Witness (Racism)
Topic: Other (has not been assigned)
Play: In Praise of Play -- Kennedy, Rev. M'Ellen, (Play)
Story -- Newark, DE (Weber, Rev. Andrew), (Story)
New Session Collection Link:
Please see the new link to the Wisdom Circles, First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego. In addition, you may wish to review their Facilitators and Participants Guides.
REQUESTING SESSION PLANS FOR A TOPIC
We had a request for a session on Privacy. Finding none, First Unitarian Church in Providence created one, also with an invitation to other congregations to create or send in sessions on that topic. The topic of Security has also come up. Please contact email@example.com with your contributions on these topics. Are you interested in working with someone to create sessions for these topics?