Congregational Life

If you have resources to share, or would like to see particular resources made available here, please email executivedirector@cuc.ca. Download the When to Call the CUC brochure to find out more about staff work with congregations.

Mission, Vision, and Strategic Planning

  • Welcoming Congregations: A program for congregations wanting to become more inclusive towards Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender people.

Ministry

Worship

Music

  • From Starting to Parting: Supporting Religious Education and Music Staff in Unitarian Universalist Congregations – a new resource from the UUA Professional Development Office, offering guidance in the areas of searching and hiring, ongoing staff support, and staff transitions.

Lay Chaplaincy

Lifespan Religious Exploration

  • Growing Critical Thinkers (audio file – mp3): Dale McGowan, editor and co-author of Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers, teaches non-religious parenting seminars. He was the keynote speaker at the Eastern Regional Fall Gathering in Ottawa, October 2012.
  • Religious Exploration Staffing Levels: a guide from the Unitarian Universalist Association on types of positions, scope of work and how they might reasonably work across different size and types of congregations.
  • Church Staff Compensation: guidelines for congregations regarding fair compensation within the Salary Range of the Unitarian UUA Fair Compensation Guidelines program.
  • From Starting to Parting: Supporting Religious Education and Music Staff in Unitarian Universalist Congregations – a new resource from the UUA Professional Development Office, offering guidance in the areas of searching and hiring, ongoing staff support, and staff transitions.
  • Human Resources and Staffing Manuals

Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Growth and Change

Leadership

Social Responsibility

For additional Congregational Life resources, visit the Congregational Management section of the UUA website.