Passing the Torch: Leadership Development in Your Congregation

  • torchUnderstand how congregational leadership differs from leadership in corporations or non-religious non-profit organizations.
  • Imagine paths to leadership in your congregation as part of a larger plan of faith formation
  • Encourage a culture that nurtures new leaders that include youth, young adults and people of color
  • Develop a community of learning and reflection that appreciates new ideas and is patient with the small failures that come with innovation
  • Advance your seasoned leaders into new roles where they nurture new leaders
  • Develop a three year plan to help guide your congregation through this transformation

This is a short, sample course that does not have quizzes, live sessions or an in-person component. There is no charge for this course, but you must be a registered participant on the UU Leadership Institute website.







Rev. Renee Ruchotzke, UUA Congregational Life Staff



11 Replies to “Passing the Torch: Leadership Development in Your Congregation”

  1. George Herendeen

    Thank you for this great sample course. I am looking forward to the Fall 2016 session courses. I do hope I can enroll in more than one because I wish to enroll in all of them because I like the descriptions and feel that as a Board member all of them would be a great advantage.

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