This course introduces students to the history, theory, and practice of Unitarian Universalist liturgy, worship, and rites of passage with an emphasis on worship in multicultural, multigenerational, mutually liberatory congregations. Topics include weekly worship services and annual congregational celebrations as well as weddings, memorials, child dedications, and other rites of passage. Coursework includes reading, video viewing, attending worship services, discussion, reflection papers, worship design, and a final project. It is recommended that student take Unitarian Universalist history and theology prior to this course.
Residential Hybrid. Geared to MDiv students. Limit 12 students. Relates to SKSM threshold 1 and MFC competency 1.