Our Whole Lives

Our Whole Lives

Our Whole Lives is a comprehensive s*xuality education program developed and promoted by the United C

07/05/2024

📚 Why S*x Ed in Faith Communities? 📚

Ever wondered how s*x education aligns with faith-based values?

Get all your questions answered at our special webinar on May 7th! Learn from leading experts from the UUA and UCC about how comprehensive s*x education supports safer, healthier decision-making for youth.

🗓️ Tuesday, May 7th @ 7:00 PM Eastern

Register to join the conversation: https://ow.ly/ZWov50RrsSs

with: Our Whole Lives, Unitarian Universalist Association, Siecus: S*x Ed for Social Change

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02/04/2024

Join our hosts: Melanie Davis; UUA Program Manager and Rev. Amy Johnson; UCC Minister for S*xuality Education & Justice, and an interfaith panel of advocates to discuss reproductive justice!

Our panelists include:
-Rev. Kelli Clement (she/her) Assistant Minister, First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis; Minister, St. Croix Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, WI
-Rev. Ashley Horan; UUA Vice President for Programs and Ministries
-Elaina Ramsey; Executive Director of Faith Choice Ohio
-Rev. Dr. Andrea Vassell; Bishop for Global Ministries for The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries
-Rev. Ranwa Hammamy; UUA Congregational Justice Organizer

Register to join us live Wednesday, April 3 at 12:00 noon Eastern (and receive the recording afterward): https://ow.ly/TC6V50R6w7R

OPEN DESCRIPTION: Blue sky with wispy white clouds. The text reads: OWL Taking Flight. Reproductive Justice Advocates. Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 noon Eastern.

with: Our Whole Lives and Unitarian Universalist Association
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01/04/2024

🫶🏾 This Lenten season, we reflected on Our Whole Lives (OWL) principles as we honored embodiments of love!

Today, we celebrate!

Celebrate your body. It is alive! Thanks be!

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23/03/2024

🫶🏾 This Lent, let’s reflect on Our Whole Lives (OWL) principles and honor embodiments of love!

😴 Practice rest for your body today. Take a nap. Daydream. Consider this a time out with Spirit.

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with: Our Whole Lives, Unitarian Universalist Association
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15/03/2024

🫶🏾 This Lent, let’s reflect on Our Whole Lives (OWL) principles and honor embodiments of love!

👉🏾 Practice asking someone for consent today before touching them in any way.

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04/03/2024

This Lent, let’s reflect on Our Whole Lives (OWL) principles and honor embodiments of love!

🫶🏾 What are some actions you can take to cultivate intimacy, trust, and respect in your relationships?

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Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: OWL Taking Flight: Reclaiming S*xual Identity Through Carnival. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. 01/11/2023

Not too late to join us for OWL Taking Flight today: Reclaiming S*xual Identity Through Carnival!

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: OWL Taking Flight: Reclaiming S*xual Identity Through Carnival. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. In this session, Onika Henry revisits what many traditionally think about carnival. She challenges the idea that carnival is about unbridled debauchery but rather is a time to reclaim our s*xuality. Onika is a Caribbean S*xologist in private practice, with a background in Expressive Arts. She was a....

04/08/2022

Several spaces are available for the Adult Level OWL Facilitator training (includes Young Adult, Adult, Older Adult). Our Whole Lives programs are opportunity to share values and information around reproductive Justice, gender Justice, and exploring s*xuality in an empowering educational space. This training is hosted at East Shore Unitarian Church just outside of Seattle in Bellevue, WA Saturday Sept. 3 to Monday Sept. 5. More details and registration can be found here
https://uua.wufoo.com/forms/our-whole-lives-adult-bellevue-wa/

Our Whole Lives: Adult: Bellevue, WA Our Whole Lives Facilitator Training Saturday, September 3, 2022 8:30am through Monday September 5, 2022 1:00pm Adult levels of Our Whole Lives East Shore Unitarian Church , Bellevue, WA Fee: $325, includes 3 hrs homework the month before, training and Saturday breakfast through Monday breakfast, Su...

Give OUT Day 30/06/2022

It's Give Out Day! Join OWL leaders in supporting Pride and LGBTQ advocacy and support organizations! Organizations get incentives for number of donors, as well as amounts, so give what you can to as many as you can!

Give OUT Day The only national giving event for the LGBTQ community, helping LGBTQ nonprofits raise millions during Pride Month.

Count Me In. 31/03/2022

On this Trans Day of Visibility, consider supporting this HRC campaign.

Count Me In. We’re asking you to join us in fighting for our transgender and non-binary siblings by signing our Pledge. Enough is enough.

Our Whole Lives Grades K-1, 2nd Edition Field Testing Application--Application Deadline Friday, June 25, 2021 22/06/2021

Friends-if you are in a church or organization interested in field testing the 2nd edition of OWL for grades K-1, and you are comfortable with in-person gatherings, please fill out this form by FRIDAY, JUNE 25th: https://forms.gle/uLkhmB2LmeFuxgyDA

Our Whole Lives Grades K-1, 2nd Edition Field Testing Application--Application Deadline Friday, June 25, 2021 Thank you for your interest in field testing the 2nd Ed of Our Whole Lives: S*xuality Education for Grades K-1. Please fill out this form in its entirety. You will be notified about your acceptance status and if accepted, will receive materials to begin field testing on or before July 1, 2021. Field...

Our Whole Lives Grades K-1, 2nd Edition Field Testing Application--Application Deadline Friday, June 25, 2021 17/06/2021

Good people--we are re-opening the applications for K-1 OWL, 2nd edition field testing. Parameters are:
*Have two OWL facilitators approved to facilitate at this level.
*Be able to offer safely and comfortably offer 8 in-person workshops between July 1 and Oct 31
*Fill out the form on the link below by FRIDAY, JUNE 25th.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5yFQJvG56A4Gkp4qUTIvGvl_z4og5poa6zNnrheMjExTpjQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Those accepted will be notified on or before July 1.

Our Whole Lives Grades K-1, 2nd Edition Field Testing Application--Application Deadline Friday, June 25, 2021 Thank you for your interest in field testing the 2nd Ed of Our Whole Lives: S*xuality Education for Grades K-1. Please fill out this form in its entirety. You will be notified about your acceptance status and if accepted, will receive materials to begin field testing on or before July 1, 2021. Field...

Our Whole Lives - United Church of Christ 01/06/2021

Happy to announce that the OWL Newsletter sign-up link is now back up and working! Open to all! Go here: www.ucc.org/owl.

Our Whole Lives - United Church of Christ Resources for when Our Whole Lives Programs are on hold When You Can't Do OWL-Do This! Upcoming OWL Webinar: Wednesday, Feb 2 at 12 pm Eastern USOWL

22/03/2021

All—posting for your reference-this UCC conference has posted a list of resources, as well as a video highlighting how you can combat transphobic legislation.

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