Our Whole Lives Trainings

Our Whole Lives Trainings

Dates: 11/10/2017 12:00 PM - 11/12/2017 12:00 PM

Age 21+

Choose your level: Elementary (Grades K-1 and 4-5), Secondary (Grades 7-9 and 10-12), or Young Adult/Adult

Cost: early bird discount for registrations before September 1st, $275. Registrations after September 1st, $300. 

REGISTER HERE*

*You must be present for the entire training to be approved, so please make travel arrangements accordingly. Allow 90 minutes to 2 hours travel time between SeaTac Airport and Pilgrim Firs. 

Included:

  • Friday lunch and dinner, all meals Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday
  • Lodging (heated cabins shared with others, with bathrooms and showers in each cabin; bedding and towels included)
  • Professional trainers, handouts and materials (other than the curricula)

Not included:

  • The curricula. You will need to bring it with you. 
  • Single rooms. If you require a single room, you will need to provide this for yourself at an additional cost. There is lodging in nearby Port Orchard. This is not included in the registration fee, nor is transportation to and from a hotel to Pilgrim Firs.
  • Accommodations or meals for spouses/partners not attending the training. 

No childcare will be provided. 

PNC Clergy Retreat

PNC Clergy Retreat

Pacific NW Conference Clergy Retreat: Building upon our Strengths

12pm November 13 through 12pm November 15, 2017

No matter what Paul says, we cannot be all things to all people. 

Working with the StrengthsFinder assessment tool and inspired by the wisdom of Parker Palmer’s Let Your Life Speak, this retreat will focus on Clergy Vitality. We will discover, affirm, and build upon our spiritual gifts, while also making time and space for rest, renewal, and collegiality. 

$160 double occupancy / $190 single occupancy. Register before September 1st for $20 off.

Register here

Middle School Midwinter

Middle School Midwinter

Sexuality and Your Faith

January 5-7, 2018: Begins with Friday evening registration from 6-7pm (please eat dinner before arriving) and ends Sunday @ 1pm after lunch

6th - 8th Grade

$120 - Early Bird Registration ends October 31, then $140 (registration ends December 17) 

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The curriculum used for the Midwinter will be informed by the Our Whole Lives (OWL) UCC/UUA curriculum. However, this is not an OWL program or retreat. 

FROM OUR FACILITATOR: The UCC has had commitment to developmentally appropriate, comprehensive, inclusive, and faith-based education about holistic sexuality for over 40 years. The Our Whole Lives/Sexuality and Our Faith curriculum emphasize self-worth; physical, emotional, and spiritual health in regard to bodies and relationships; responsibility; and justice and inclusivity.

Program content during these midwinter retreats will include developmentally appropriate and medically accurate information about bodies and relationships, the Bible and our faith, sexual identity, and more. If you have any questions about the content, please contact Amy Johnson, Commissioned Minister for Sexuality Education and National UCC Our Whole Lives Coordinator at JohnsonA@ucc.org.

High School Midwinter

High School Midwinter

SEXUALITY AND YOUR FAITH

January 12-14, 2018: Begins with Friday evening registration from 6-7pm (please eat dinner before arriving) and ends Sunday @ 1pm after lunch

9th-12th Grade

$120 - Early Bird Registration ends October 31, then $140 (registration ends December 17) 

REGISTER

The curriculum used for the Midwinter will be informed by the Our Whole Lives (OWL) UCC/UUA curriculum. However, this is not an OWL program or retreat. 

FROM OUR FACILITATOR: The UCC has had commitment to developmentally appropriate, comprehensive, inclusive, and faith-based education about holistic sexuality for over 40 years. The Our Whole Lives/Sexuality and Our Faith curriculum emphasize self-worth; physical, emotional, and spiritual health in regard to bodies and relationships; responsibility; and justice and inclusivity.

Program content during these midwinter retreats will include developmentally appropriate and medically accurate information about bodies and relationships, the Bible and our faith, sexual identity, and more. If you have any questions about the content, please contact Amy Johnson, Commissioned Minister for Sexuality Education and National UCC Our Whole Lives Coordinator at JohnsonA@ucc.org.