Session 4 – Gather Group Launch Guide

Session 4: What's Next Notes for Leading The fourth and final session focuses on discerning together the future of your Gather Group and whether you will continue to practice its way of deepening your spirituality and activating courageous love in our UU community and beyond. Together you will decide if you will continue to meet [...]

Session 3 – Gather Group Launch Guide

Session 3: Deeper Sharing Notes for Leading The third session is an opportunity to allow people to do something they have been wanting for some time, share their stories. These stories are meant to provide a starting point for relationship. As a leader, you set the tone, so lead with vulnerability as you tell your [...]

Session 2 – Gather Group Launch Guide

Session 2: Spiritual Deepening Notes for Leading The second meeting is another opportunity to break the ice and to introduce the concept of deepening to the group. Remember, Gather Groups aim to build relationships of mutual care and connection that catalyze spiritual deepening. Don’t skip over the deepening exercises! Before the meeting: Send an email [...]

Guide: Faith for the Unbeliever

Download Guide Faith for the Unbeliever is an invitation to understand faith to be less about what we believe in, and more about how we live and the choices we make.  Using Rev. Daniel Kanter’s book as a reflection tool, this curriculum invites the group to consider what living faithfully could mean for Unitarian Universalists focusing [...]

Guide: Compassion with Boundaries

Download Guide Boundaries and compassion are not antithetical; they are in fact essential for real and sustainable compassion. This curriculum explores the concepts of self-differentiation and draws heavily from Brene Brown. Between each session, the group is invited into an intentional practice of compassion with boundaries. Session Overviews: Session 1: Boundaries First Session 2: Practicing [...]

Guide: Beloved Community?

An experience of questions and exploration for examining the relationship between Unitarian Universalism and the ideal of Beloved Community. Created and developed for Foothills by Rev. Theresa I. Soto Four Sessions with video lessons. Download Guide
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