O.W.L. Facilitator Training

Our Whole Lives Facilitator Training for Sexuality Education Levels K-1 / 4-6 OR 7-9 /10-12 September 19 – 21, 2014 Hosted by First Unitarian Church, Albuquerque, NM Sponsored by the Mountain Desert District’s LREDA Group WHEN: Friday, September 19 (6:00 p.m.) – Sunday, September 21 (3:00 p.m.) Check-in begins at 4:30 with dinner at 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday evening dinners, as well as lunch Saturday and Sunday, are provided. Please bring a snack to share for the snack buffet. To be certified you must…

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Bridging CON 2014

“Keep Moving Forward” April 11-13, 2014 Who: The Youth of the MDD When: Arrive 7:00 Friday, April 11, Leave 9:00 Sunday, April 13. Youth will be sleeping at the Church and are expected to stay at the church for the entire Con Where: Jefferson Unitarian Church, 14350 W. 32nd Avenue, Golden, CO 80401 What: This conference will be an opportunity to celebrate our graduating seniors and wish them well on their continuing journey into adulthood. Be sure to come and show your fellow YRUU members…

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Who are UU? Middle School Overnighter

“What do I believe? How do I get clearer? How do I express this to others?” The theme of this Middle School youth conference is empowerment.  Participants will explore and articulate their personal values and spiritual beliefs through lively discussion, music, play, hands-on activities, and reflection. Where: First Christian Church, 102 S. Connor Street, Sheridan, Wyoming When: Friday April 4, 2014 from 6:00pm through Saturday April 5 at 4:00pm Held concurrently with this year’s Mountain Desert District Delegate Assembly and Annual Meeting. Adult advisors and…

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2014 Youth Chaplain Training Cancelled

Due to low registration the 2014 Chaplain Training is cancelled.   Rest assured, however, that the district chaplain program will continue to thrive and here’s how: Hope Laub will continue as Peer Chaplain for another year so we will not be devoid of high quality youth leadership in chaplaincy at the district level. We trained around 20 chaplains last year and can now turn our attention to employing them as community chaplains at cons, camps and in congregations. You will still get a chance to…

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Middle School CON: Connecting to Covenant

Middle School Retreat in Colorado Springs, February 21-23! MS Youth and Adult Advisors: 7 pm February 21 – 7 pm Saturday, February 22 HS Mentors and Adult Advisors: 5 pm February 21 – 9 am Sunday, February 23 Where: All Souls UU Church, 730 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907 Contact: DRE Angela Sullivan 719-930-7914, Cost: $27 MS Youth and Adult Advisors; $15 HS Mentors This Event is now closed

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MLK Youth Overnight in Denver

“Peace Begins with U(U).” When: January 19-20th, 5 pm Sunday – 12 pm Monday Where: First Unitarian Society of Denver, 1400 Lafayette St Who: Front range youth, advisers, and youth allies. Why: To start a Revolution of Peace, Love, and Compassion, of course! Download the flyer: {docs}mlk-overnight-2014-flyer{/docs} Download the registration form: {docs}mlk-overnight-2014-registration{/docs} Contact Eric Bliss for more information! Registration is FREE!! Registration deadline is January 13, 2014 – late registrations will NOT be considered.

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2014 Winter CON: Standing on the Side of Love

Join us in Fort Collins, CO, for the 2014 Winter CON! Where: Foothills UU Church, 1815 Yorktown Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80526 (970) 493-5906; When: February 7-9, 2014 Check in at 7:00 pm Friday, check out at 9:00 am Sunday. “Standing on the Side of Love.” What does that mean to you? Con planners have a fun and inspirational event planned. We will begin by living our loving community covenant. Spiritual and creative activities are being planned. We will be engaged in workshops, worships and…

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Building Beloved Community 2014

Thank you for making this an outstanding event! Join us again next year…. Building Beloved Community: Social Change as Religious Vocation and Who Are Our Neighbors? Two workshop events hosted by First Unitarian Church in Albuquerque, NMJanuary 24-25, 2014 Registration is now closed for this event. Building skills for intercultural communication and community is key to living into the power and potential of our faith. Who Are Our Neighbors introduces participants to a developmental model of engaging with difference and culture. Based on the Developmental…

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2013 MDD Leadership Development CON

Where: High Plains Unitarian Universalist Church, Colorado Springs, CO When: Friday, December 6th through Sunday, December 8th. Check-in at 5:30 on Friday, eat before or bring your dinner. Leave at 9 am on Sunday morning after breakfast and clean up. What: This basic training will provide you with facilitation skills, a clear understanding of what it means to be a spiritual leader and prepare you for leadership positions in your congregation, the district, and at cons. Any sophomore or junior who attends this training are…

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2013 Southern Cluster Youth Mini-CON

Why Bother?: making a difference when it all seems like too much MDD Southern Cluster Mid and High School Social Justice Mini-CON WHEN: November 15-17, 2013 Friday @ 7pm – Sunday @ 9am WHERE: Unitarian Church of Los Alamos, NM 1738 N. Sage St. Los Alamos, NM 87544 WHO: 7th – 12th GRADERS and their adult allies Ratio – 7 to 1 WHAT: A time to connect, meet friends, play games, worship together, dance, eat, do workshops, laugh, practice good works, learn, create, share &…

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