Why CONs Need Adults…and Adults Need CONs!

If you’ve ever been in a worship service while I’ve had the mic, you’ve probably heard me mention youth CONs. In fact, when it comes to our UU youth conferences, I trend toward a fairly unorthodox behavior (at least for UUs)– evangelism!

All too often, we’re … read more.

What We Say Matters

A banner produced by our Unitarian Universalist Association

As individuals and as a community, we have placed import on expressing our values. With this end in mind, and not without discussion or thoughtfulness, congregants pitched in to purchase the above banner, produced by our Unitarian Universalist … read more.

Stretching to Meet Our Children Where They Are

Photo by Porapak Apichodilok

The one thing that inspires me to work with children and
youth more than any other is the sheer boundlessness of their talent and
insight. Whether I’m watching elementary-aged students design and implement a
new UU holiday or realizing how deeply I’ve come to trust … read more.

Reflecting on Our LGBTQ+ Inclusive Prom

“Two years ago while I was attending Youth Midwest Leadership School, they asked us to split up by our respective districts and talk about how we can accomplish more in our communities. After a bit of talking, I brought up how I wished I could … read more.