UU Ministerial Leadership

Session: Summer
Type: Intensive, Synchronous
Units: 3
Academic Year: 2021 - 2022
Approval Required: Yes


This CORE intensive course is co-taught by Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt and Rev. Tera Klein and focuses on the theological foundations and habits of mind necessary to be a self-defined leader among Unitarian Universalists, either in congregations or in other UU settings. Students will have the opportunity to test their current skills in a series of real-world challenges likely to be faced in parish or community settings. The goal is to allow student the chance to confront possible issues while the stakes are low. Role playing, small group work and reflection papers will be required. This is a required course for the M.Div. program.

Relates to SKSM Thresholds 1 & 5 and MFC Comps 2, 5 & 7.

ECO course is required.

Students must contact the instructor via e-mail prior to enrolling in order to receive permission to register. Registration is contingent upon faculty approval.

Course meets August 11-13 and 16-20. The course will include three hours of synchronous work (10:00 am PST to 1:00 pm PST) and two hours of asynchronous work each day.

[20 max enrollment; Faculty Consent required; Auditors excluded]