RE-IMAGINE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

LIFESPAN CONFERENCE

WHEN

JULY 14-21 2018

WHERE

STAR ISLANDIsles of Shoals, NH

THE 2018 LIFESPAN CONFERENCE

Me to We: Building spiritual communities that value relationships and nurture spiritual transformation.

From wanting a place to raise grounded, thoughtful children, to seeking a community of justice-focused people, to finding a spiritual home in a welcoming environment, people come to our Unitarian Universalist communities for a variety of reasons. How can we as professional religious educators, ministers, RE teachers, and care givers foster and maintain relationships that lift up our members and create an environment of thriving spiritual transformation? Join us as we re-imagine a comprehensive approach to religious education that truly embraces the understanding that the whole church is religious education.

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

For Religious Educators

It can be hard as a Religious Educator or a volunteer to find time for reflection, continuing education and networking with colleagues.  Fortunately, a week on Star Island provides all three of these.  Our programs have included Renissance Modules, workshops that give credit toward toward credentialing, and workshops that include vital and useful information for anyone working with faith formation in congregations.

We encourage you to bring your entire family – there is something for everyone here. Visit our Things to Do and Young People’s Program pages to learn more.

This Year's Speakers

Listen, Learn, Get inspired.

Kim Sweeney

Religious Educator and Independent Consultant

Jennie Mulqueen

Intern Minister, Hopedale Unitarian Parish

Julie Rigano

Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Schenectady, NY

Event Schedule

Bring the family - there's something for everyone!

Event schedule coming soon!

Venue Information

A unique and beautiful setting

Location

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.

Transportation

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

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