If you are a MFN participant who is interning this year and identify as POCI, disabled, trans and/or non-binary, we invite you to register to attend the retreat via zoom, along with your supervisor.
This no-cost opportunity is made possible with funding from the Panel on Theological Education and the St. Lawrence Foundation
Zoom sessions will be scheduled for:
Monday, Nov 11th: 1:00pm - 6:00pm CST and 7:00pm - 9:00pm CST
Wednesday, Nov 13th: 8:30am to 12:30pm CST and 1:30 to 3pm CST
Programming for interns will focus on:
● relationship building
● spiritual practice
● discernment and formation support
● navigating dynamics of systemic oppression in your internship
● building capacity for resilience and strengthening networks of support
Programming for internship supervisors will focus on:
● supervision across difference
● noticing and understanding the impact that systemic oppression may have upon the intern
and the internship and developing capacity for support and response
● planning to bring the learning back home, especially to internship committees
We are thrilled to have faithful, talented and deeply experienced leadership for this retreat:
Working with intern supervisors: Dr. Janice Marie Johnson and Rev. Julie Taylor
Working with interns: Rev. Dr. Hope Johnson and Rev. Dr. Adam Robersmith
Chaplain for the retreat: Rev. Chris Long
Presenting on how the Ministerial Fellowship Committee is working to decenter whiteness and counter oppression in their functioning: Rev. David Pettee
Please be aware this call is for aspirants and candidates who are members of the MFN, who also are interning this year and identify as POCI, disabled, trans and/or non-binary.
Registration is required.
Register here: https://www.uuma.org/event/MFNinternretreatzoom
Contact Sana Saeed, Collegiality Program Assistant at the UUMA, with any questions at email@example.com.