October UU Small Group Ministry Retreat with Peter Bowden

Friends, I’m excited to announce that I will be leading a UU Small Group Ministry retreat October 14-16, 2011 at the U Bar U Retreat & Conference Center in Texas.   Full details on the San Antonio website. Hope you can join us!

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UU Small Group Ministry Retreat
Program Development & Renewal with Peter Bowden

Friday – Sunday, October 14 – 16, 2011
U Bar U Retreat & Conference Center

First UU San Antonio is proud to offer a weekend Small Group Ministry training with Peter Bowden, Unitarian Universalist Growth Consultant and co-founder of the UU Small Group Ministry Network. This training has been designed for clergy and lay leaders seeking to strengthen congregation-wide small group ministry programs. This program will cover the following core areas, as well as opportunities for worship, networking and hands on small group experience.

  • Small groups that are HEALTHY, GROWING and INTEGRATED into
    congregational life.
  • Approaches to SELECTING, TRAINING and COACHING small group
    ministry leaders.
  • Turning FACILITATORS into small group LEADERS and PARTNERS in
    shared ministry.

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“Peter brings to his work a powerful combination of experience, commitment, and enthusiasm for Small Group Ministry.” — The Rev. Bob Hill, author of The Complete Guide to Small Group Ministry

“One of the earliest to grasp the potential of Small Group Ministry, Peter quickly developed effective techniques for its development and spread.  The online UU Small Group Ministry Network is thanks to his vision and energy.  He is one of our foremost teachers and promoters in helping churches to develop and maintain small groups.” — Rev. Glenn H. Turner