Announcing BCD Fall Small Congregations Conference


Friends,  registration is now open for the Ballou Channing District’s 2010 Small Congregations Program.  This program for congregational teams includes participation in a Fall small congregations conference,  follow up webinar and Spring conference.  Details below.  This program is being led by small congregations consultant Karen Brammer.

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Ballou Channing District
SMALL CONGREGATIONS PROGRAM

Register your congregation’s team for our 2010-2011 Small Congregations Program led by UUA small congregation consultant Karen Brammer.

Team Registration includes participation in…

  1. Fall “Building Vital Small Congregations” conference on September 25th
  2. Follow up webinar (November)
  3. Spring Small Congregations conference (March)

“Building Vital Small Congregations”
Small Congregations Conference

September 25, 2010
9:30 am – 4:00 pm

First  Congregational Parish
Beal House —  222 Main Street
Kingston, MA

The small congregation has much to offer. But a small congregation also faces challenges.  However, there are ways a small congregation can address these challenges in order to be a vital place for faith formation, social connection and public expression of Unitarian Universalist values.

This workshop is designed to increase the skills of congregation leaders with the goal to improve congregational health and vitality. Participants will learn about resources, work on congregational assessments and strategies and establish networks for on-going support.

Presenters

The Rev Karen Brammer
, Northern New England District Small Church Specialist.  She also has served as the parish minister in two small congrgations and has prepared small congregation development resouces that are being used nationally.

Peter Bowden, Ballou Channing District Growth Consultant.

Team Registration

$160 for team of 4 (includes lunch & refreshments)

Congregation are strongly urged to bring a team that includes some combination of minister, board president and members, and committee chairs who can bring back the information to be used by the congregation.

Register now

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