Our Whole Lives Training Schedule

Our Whole Lives Training Schedule

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August 18-20
Levels: Grades 7-9/10-12
Sponsor: UU Church of Tuscon
Location: Tuscon, AZ
Contact: Sam Meyer (520) 748-1551, office@uuctucson.org

August 18 – 20, 2017
Levels: Facilitators can choose to be trained either in the OWL for Grades K-1 and 4-6, or for OWL for Grades 7-9 and 10-12
Location:First UU Church Portland, OR
Trainers: Elementary--Samaya Oakley and Jesse Jaeger
Secondary--Nicole Bowmer and Derby Davidson

August 18-20
Levels: Grades 7-9/10-12
Sponsor: Neshoba UU Church
Location: Cordova, TN
Trainers: Steve Caldwell and Erica Hazra
Contact: Sarah Osborne  dre@neshobauu.org   (901) 849-9696


Sept 1-3, 2017
Level: 7-9 and 10-12 Training
Sponsor/Location: East Shore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, WA
Trainers: Milly Mullarky and T. Anil Oommen
Event Website
Contact: Aisha Hauser dre@esuc.org (425) 747-3780
Deadline: August 11, 2017

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Levels:  Choose from Elementary and Secondary
Location: First Congregational United Church of Christ, Great Falls, MT
Cost: $250 through July 31; $290 after July 31
Trainers: Elementary: Kim Harris and Jesse Jaeger; Secondary: Laura Mentch and Ashley Johnson
Registration form available at the church’s website.
Registrar: Janet Koostra, 406-727-8443 or janetkoostra@gmail.com

Sept 21-23, 2017
Note: 9-4:30 each day
Levels:  Choose one: Elementary (Grades K-1 and 4-6) or Secondary (Grades 7-9 and 10-12)
Location: UU Church of Rockford, IL
Event Registration
Contact: Lindsay Dunn  reuurockford@gmail.com  815-398-6322


October 13-15, 2017
Level:7-9 AND 10-12 OWL Training
Location: Holston Valley UU Church, Johnson City, TN
Trainers: Mark Huffman and Erica Hazra
Sponsoring: Religious Education Collaborative at Holston Valley UU Church
Contact: Denee Mattioli deneejoycemattioli@yahoo.com (423) 341-9254
Event Website
Deadline: September 1, 2017

October 13-15, 2017
Levels: Grades K-1/4-6
Sponsor: UU Church of Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Trainers: Steve Caldwell and Ashley Johnson
Contact: Rory Solomon  alphie_sprout@yahoo.com  (610)209-8187

Oct 19-21, 2017 (note: this is a Thurs-Sat training)
Level: Grades 7-9/10-12
Location: Crescent Hill Baptist Church, Louisville, KY
Trainers: Kelly Burd and Houston Hall
Registration deadline: Sept 22


November 2-4 (note: this is a Thursday through Saturday Training)
Level: Grades 7-9/10-12
Location: North Decatur Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA

November 10-12
Levels: Choose one: Elementary (Grades K-1 and 4-6), Secondary (Grades 7-9 and 10-12), Adult/Young Adult (18+ and post high school)
Sponsor: PNCUCC
Location: Pilgrim Firs Conference and Retreat Center, Port Orchard, WA
Contact Wade Zick, wade@pilgrim-firs.org 

Contact Info

Amy Johnson
Our Whole Lives Coordinator
700 Prospect Ave E
Cleveland, OH 216-736-3718