Workshop Materials and Podcasts

Podcasts, Webcasts and materials of events in the OMD and other webinar resources as recommended by our staff are posted here.

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2010 Webinars, Workshops & Podcasts

You can also find CERG presented webinars and workshop materials at the CERG website.

Conducting Stewardship Visits. This is a powerpoint used by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere for an in congregation presentation and for her Conducting Stewardship Visits webinar scheduled for February 26, 2011. You can download the powerpoint document (602 kb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (1.35 mb)

Social Media 101. This webinar was offered by Beth Casebolt. You can download the powerpoint document (4.85mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (701b); or download the audio of the presentation as an mp3 file (25.07 mb). The pdf of the handout is also available.

The Challenge of Assessment: Part 1 Clergy. This webinar was offered by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere. You can download the powerpoint document (4.02 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (2.39 mb)

Green Leadership Conference 2010 - Beyond the Lightbulb: Relizing Effective Environmental Action. This workshop was offered by Dr. Simon Nicholson. You can download the powerpoint document (8.63 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (8.11mb)

Leadership Day 2010 - Adaptive Leadership. This workshop was offered by Doug Zelinski. You can download the pdf of the slides (300kb)

Leadership Day 2010 - Leadership Development. This workshop was offered by Rev. Renee Ruchotzke. You can download the powerpoint document (5.0 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (2.9 mb).

Leadership Day 2010 - Innovations in Stewardship. This workshop was offered by Rev. Chris Neilson. You can download the powerpoint document (4.4 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (16.13 mb).

Leadership Day 2010 - Healthy Leaders. This workshop was offered by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere. You can download the powerpoint document (2.9 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (3.28 mb).

Committee on Ministry Training. This face to face training was offered by Rev. Renee Ruchotzke. You can download the powerpoint document (1.5 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (1.7 mb).

District Assembly 2010 Keynote Speaker, Rev. Meg Riley, Standing on the Side of Love. You can view or listen to the Keynote Speaker, Rev. Meg Riley as a video or audio podcast. This is a 51 minute presentation. Please note: Due to some tripod issues with the camera, the video is jumpy for the first 3 minutes of the video and then stabilizes. Download the video podcast (m4v - 587 mb), download the audio podcast (mp3 - 11.5 mb). From March 26, 2010.

February 2010 Congregational Assessment: Part 2 - Congregations. This webinar was offered by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere. You can download the powerpoint document (3.09 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides (3.56 mb). There is no audio of this webinar available.

2009 Webinars

December 2009 Introduction to Congregations as Emotional Systems Webinar. This webinar was offered by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere. You can download the powerpoint document (2.65 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides; or view the slides as web pages. The audio of the webinar is available as an mp3 (36 mb)

October 2009 Ministerial Start Up and Change Workshop:First Unitarian Pittsburgh, October 24, 2009. This was from the Ministerial Start up at First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh. You can download the powerpoint document (1.42 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); or download a pdf of the power point slides.

October 2009 Websites Webinar. This webinar was offered by Beth Casebolt. You can download the powerpoint document (175 kb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); download the pdf of the slides; or view the slides as web pages. There is no audio of this webinar available.

October 2009 Congregational Assessment: Part 1 - Clergy. This webinar was offered by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere and Rev. Ken Hurto. You can download the powerpoint document (4 mb) (requires powerpoint on your computer); or download a pdf of the power point slides. There is no audio of this webinar available.

August 2009 Committee on Ministry Best Practices Webinar. This webinar was offered by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere and Kim Marfy. You will need to view the powerpoint along with listening to the audio, we are not yet able to record both in one document. mp3 Audio (35.79 mb); powerpoint document (1.71mb) (requires having powerpoint on your computer); html of powerpoint.

Recommended Webinars by our Staff:

Annette Marquis' webcast, "Carver or Chaos" as an introduction to Policy Governance. Go to: http://tjduua.wordpress.com/category/webcasts/

2009 District Assembly

UUA Candidate's Forum - a forum moderated by Rev. Joan VanBecelaere with the two UUA presidential candidates, Rev.Laurel Hallman and Rev. Peter Morales. Download the podcast (28 mb, 1 hour long)

Keynote Address: The UU Congregation of the Future by Michael Durral, Download the podcast (27 mb, 1 hour long)

Speaking of Money: Personal Finance Ministry - A6 - Presented by Patricia Infante, the Director for Lifespan Faith Development in the Joseph Priestley District of the UUA. Download the podcast (25 mb, 55 minutes long). View the powerpoint online, download the powerpoint (requires powerpoint on your computer), handouts: Moolah Personality Quiz, Resource List, Money Sense Money Quiz, You Know What They Say.

Truth, Repair and Reconciliation - A8 - Presented by Rev. Dr. Tracey Robinson-Harris, Director for Congregational Services of the UUA. Download the podcast (29 mb, 63 mins)

Marketing Ideas to Help Your Congregation Grow- B6 - Presented by Valerie Holton, UUA Marketing Outreach Director and Mark Bernstein, Growth Consultant for the OMD. Download the podcast (35.5 mb, 1 hr 17 mins long). View the powerpoint online, download the powerpoint (requires powerpoint on your computer).

Seeing Worship, Justice, Leadership and Learning through a Multigenerational Lens: An Overview of Best Practices- B7 - Presented by Karen Lapidus, OMD Lifespan Faith Development Consultant. Download the podcast (26 mb, 57 min). Download the handouts: Multigenerational Helpful Tactics, Multigenerational Resources.