Faith Development Week

Join us as we explore this year's theme: Living Your Faith!


JULY 17-24 2022


STAR ISLANDIsles of Shoals, NH

Collegial Porch Chats: Small group ministry for Religious Professionals in this extraordinary time.

An opportunity to share ideas, support and inspire one another as we continue to learn the dance of sustaining ourselves while serving communities of children, youth and adults in our living UU faith tradition in an ever-changing world.
Come chat, laugh, vent, grieve and reimagine, surrounded by the sea and caring colleagues!
Facilitator: Cathy Seggel,
Director of Religious Education, First Unitarian Church of Providence, RI
***This program is only available for on site
Star Island participants.

Sunrise Yoga

Join Laura Beth Brown live streamed each morning from 7-8 AM for morning yoga! Come awaken your body, mind, and spirit to the day through intentional breathing, asana (postures), meditation, and chanting. Not an early bird? No problem! Each session will be recorded and available for 24 hours.

2020 Speakers

Listen, Learn, Get inspired.

Vandy Leigh

Soul Collage

Rev. Evin Carvill Ziemer

Towards A Trauma Informed Family Ministry

Rev Karen Hutt

"Revisiting Our Stories for The First Time"

Laura Beth Brown

"The Need to Balance Doing With Being!

Rev. Ashley Horan

Living Your Faith in the World

Rev. Shari Halliday-Quan

Minister of The Week

Venue Information

A unique and beautiful setting


The conference takes place on Star Island - one of the nine Isles of Shoals located seven miles off the coast of New Hampshire and Maine.


Please arrive at 315 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH by 12:30pm on July 14, 2018 for ferry service to the conference by Isles of Shoals Steamship Company.


Lodging is available in the main hotel and cottages. Rooms are simply furnished. Meals are hearty and served family-style in the dining room.