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Welcome!

Welcome to the UU Small Group Ministry Network. Our network is dedicated to creating healthy congregations and a vital Unitarian Universalist movement by supporting and promoting Small Group Ministry. We invite you to enjoy the resources on this site, subscribe to our Covenant Group News e-newsletter, and join us as a member. Members receive print copies of our journal, the SGM Journal. Online archives of the Journal and CGNews are available to all. Your membership makes our support of small group ministry and covenant groups possible.


News and Web Updates    May 25, 2016

PUBLICATIONS

Covenant Group News is distributed to subscribers electronically in August, November, February, and May.

SGM Journal goes to UUSGM Network members in October/November and April/May, with a 3 month delay before being posted on the website.

The Website is updated monthly.

Participate in the SGM Facebook Group for ongoing updates and information.

The February 2016 Covenant Group News has been emailed and is now online. It contains the following articles, in addition to Network information:

February:

  • Letter from the Editor
  • Envision the Future of SGM
  • New Resource: Listening Hearts
  • Theme-Based SGM
  • Small Group Ministry Institute 2016
  • Updating Implementing SGM

SESSION PLANS

See the newly posted Sessions
Find new Celebration sessions here

Blessing, Newark, DE
Flowers In Our Lives, Augusta, ME
Books That have Inspired Us, Dayton, OH

Celebrations:
Spring, Turner, Rev. Glenn C41
Flower Communion, Augusta, ME

Do you have a session to share on any the upcoming celebrations?
Independence Day
Teltane/Lammas (Aug. 1)
Labor Day or Fall Equinox?

Send session plans to office@smallgroupministry.net
Thank you.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEWS

MEET US IN Columbus, Ohio - JUNE 22-26
General Assembly 2016 - UU Small Group Ministry Network Booth # 807
Staff the Booth Network members are invited to be Booth Assistants and Booth Volunteers. Information and application forms are below. Apply by June 10.
Meet, Greet, and Share The GA Booth is a great place for conversation and for meeting others interested in and involved with Small Group Ministry/Covenant Groups. You are key to providing opportunities and enhancing SGM/CG in congregations and throughout Unitarian Universalism!
Resources from the Network will be on display and can be ordered at the Booth.
Get involved with the SGM Network
The Network is looking for folks to serve on our Board of Trustees.
What role would you like to play with the SGM Network? What gifts and talents do you bring?
Partner with the Network to support small group ministry programs in UU congregations.
Talk to us at the Booth about opportunities to help keep the SGM Network strong.


Join the UU Small Group Ministry Network
GA 2016 BOOTH TEAM!
General Assembly - Columbus, OH - June 22-26

Talk about Small Group Ministry/Covenant Groups, answer questions, cite SGM resources, and share your experiences with Booth visitors
GA Booth Assistants work in blocks of 2-4 hours, with modest reimbursement, are members of the UU SGM Network, and enthusiastic about sharing the Small Group Ministry model.
GA Booth Volunteers assist at the Booth in blocks of 1-2 hours, are Covenant Group members, dedicated to the SGM model, and knowledgeable about the UU SGM Network.
Booth Assistants and Volunteers will work with the Booth Coordinator, a member of the UU SGM Network Board.

To apply, respond to office@smallgroupministry.net by June 10, 2016.
• Position (one or both): Booth Assistant_____ Booth Volunteer_____
• Name/contact information (phone, e-mail address, congregational/membership connection).
• Your involvement with SGM/Covenant Groups
• Your interaction with the UU SGM Network, (working knowledge of the Network website and resources; your contributions, such as articles and session plans; and previous GA Booth or Small Group Ministry workshop experience.)




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