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Youth Advisor Training
September 20, 2014 - Portland, OR
Registration has closed.
Workshops & Peer Learning 
September 27, 2014 - Bellevue, WA
Registration extended to September 17! 
Click the above link.
October 24-26, 2014 - Randle, WA
Register by Sept. 24 and save money! Click the above link. 
Don't miss Virtual Learning Opportunities: 
June 24-28 in Portland, OR
PNWD Annual Meeting held concurrently.
Details posted as received.
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Learn about PNWD's Chalice Lighter Program  and how your congregation can qualify for a grant to help you grow.
Sign up to become a PNWD Chalice Lighter and help strengthen Unitarian Universalism in the Pacific Northwest - it's easy!

Chalice Lighter Call Schedule 2013/14
Fall: Olympia UU Congregation, WA        
$14,259.60 grant awarded.

Winter: Northlake UU Church, Kirkland, WA
$12,697.20 grant awarded.
Spring: UU Fellowship of Central Oregon, Bend, OR
$20,210.76 grant awarded.
Grant requests for 2014/15 are now being accepted.  Click here for more information on how to apply.


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Come with your friends to "Discovery Day!" on Saturday, September 27th in Bellevue, WA, for a full day of workshops offered by your peers and UU professionals from congregations around the Pacific Northwest. Each program leader will share passion and experience in living our faith more deeply, meaningfully and effectively.

From 9 am to 4:15 pm, you'll be able to choose from among 19 workshops (75 minutes each), or a day-long focus on Beloved Community, including the practice of Compassionate Communication. 

Discovery Day! will be held at East Shore Unitarian ChurchAdvance registration is required so our presenters will be prepared for you. To keep costs as low as possible -- only $15 per person for the entire day -- lunch and snacks are on your own. 

The registration deadline has been extended to September 17. Many workshops are filling fast. Register now to ensure the workshops of your choice. Walk-in registrations will be accepted, but only for workshops with space available.

Click here for the full Discovery Day! schedule, review workshop descriptions and then click the link on the event webpage to register online.


discoverydayschedule3 IMPACT - Stewardship conversations, skills for greeters, training for your committee on ministry, administrative skills for religious education programs

 INNOVATION - Worship arts, communication strategies, spiritual practices 

 INTERCONNECTION - Small group ministry, congregational justice work, regional collaboration


With our vast geography here in the Pacific Northwest, we realize it's impossible for everyone to travel to take advantage of this day of workshops and community. We are pleased to make available these four workshops which will be webcast live on-line (Pacific Time):

9:30 -10:45 AM: Be a Better Greeter
11:00 -12:15 PM: Preaching and the Worship Arts
1:30 - 2:45 PM:  Keys to Successful Administration of Religious Education Programs
3:00 - 4:15 PM:  Stewardship for the Nervous! Let's Talk About Money

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Registration is $15 per connection for the full day (all four of the above workshops). You'll be attending these workshops live, so you can participate in discussions and ask questions via the online chat feature. Gather lay leaders in your congregation to participate together in each workshop. You are welcome to have as many participants in one location that you can accommodate with your technology. Tech support for those working in a group will be provided ahead of time so you can be ready at the time of the webcast.


See you at Discovery Day!


Questions about this event?  Contact Lori Ragona,,425-272-5443 




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