Monthly Archives: January 2017

Morning Seminars

Early Afternoon Workshops (1:30– 3:00)

Late Afternoon Workshops (3:15—4:45)

Young Adult Program (SI-ers aged 18-35)

YAs at SI are a diverse, growing community. Because young adulthood is a time of transition and self-discovery, this year’s Young Adult theme is all about balancing UU beliefs and ideals with living in the real world. Young Adults join the general community for most daytime activities, including meals, theme talk, morning worship, workshops, and evening vespers. They also engage in Young Adult specific activities, which include themed touch groups and their own worship. These touch groups offer a variety of activities that range from trivia to music jams, discussions on broad topics to weird games and provide a daily opportunity for first-timers and old-timers alike to meet new people.…

Youth Program (arriving 7th grade-Completed 12th grade)

Janine Harris Degitz – Compassionate Communication – Restorative Justice:

Janine has been studying Non-Violent Communication (NVC) since 2005 with a primary focus on Robert Gonzales’s work of Living Compassion. She is a graduate of Robert’s 2009-2010 LIFE program and was an assistant for Robert in the 2012-2013 LIFE program in Portland, OR.  She has spent over 700 hours practicing and supporting Robert and his work. In addition to NVC Janine has been studying conflict resolution, restorative circles, community building, mediation and restorative justice for the past 19 years.  She is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Restorative Practices at the International Institute of Restorative Practices in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.…