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Governance in Congregations (PDF, 19 pages)
Your Congregation's Bylaws: A Guide to Effective Writing and Revising
Effective Congregational Committees (PDF, 36 pages)
Contact Your District Office to discuss your committee
Join communication forums like Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Email Lists, to discuss committee ideas with others in congregations
See the InterConnections newsletter for lay leaders
Harvest the Power: Developing Lay Leadership is a UUA curriculum for church leaders which can help equip congregational leaders
Telephone or video conferencing can be a useful way of gathering, if time or distance is a factor in arranging meetings in congregations with a wide catchment area. Your web browser, and the advice of those you trust,can help select a provider. Additionally, participants should become familiar with teleconferencing etiquette, as it differs from that for face-to-face meetings. The world wide web can supply information on this, also. Although teleconferencing and video conferencing can be convenient, holding face-to-face meetings makes it easier to build community, which is in large measure what congregations are about.
Meetings that Work (PDF, 38 pages)
Facilitating Fruitful Retreats (PDF, 6 pages)
For more information contact growthresources @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
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