Announcing the 2019 Continental LREDA Fall Conference: 

November 8-10 Baltimore, Maryland USA


Draft Fall Con 2019 Schedule
Nov. 5-6: LREDA Board Meetings
Nov. 7: Pre-meetings begin at noon for Large and Small 12-4, Nominating Committee, Justice and Equity Committee, Finance Committee, Possible Training for Good Officers
Nov. 8-10: The conference opens on Friday morning, continues Saturday, ends on Sunday at 1:30
Nov. 10-12: Worship and Multicultural Renaissance Modules (Nov 10-12,  Sunday, Monday Tuesday ending at 3pm, Possible tours of UU Historic Places

Fall Conference Costs
Registration about $400 early bird /435 regular price /485 late
Rooms are about $200 a night after taxes, you can share. Our sleeping rooms booked and food and beverage pay for our meeting spaces. You need to plan for three nights at the Fall Conference
Food for all but two meals.
Travel (flight, gas, if driving hotel parking is $30 a night, shuttle or shared ride from the airport).

Additional Programming:
LREDA Large $125
LREDA Small $100
LREDA LARGE is for religious professionals serving registered children/youth of 200+ or congregations of 550+, Small is for small congregations of 150 members or fewer. 
Renaissance Module $300 (some meals included)


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   Past LREDA Fall Conferences

Year Theme Speaker Odyssey  Site Chapter
2018 Changing the Narrative Julica Hermann DelaFuente, Rev. Kathleen McTigue,  Dr. Takiyah Nur Amin Houston, TX SW
2017 Brave Spaces Various Jan Devor Denver, CO MD
2016 Bringing a Spiritual Dimension to Tough Topics: Money, Death, Race and Sex UUA FDO: Jessica York, Pat Kahn, Gail Forsyth-Vail, Melanie Davis Judith Frediani San Diego, CA PSW
2015 LREDA WithOut Walls: Technology, Theme-based Ministry, Full Week Faith   Ginger Luke Morristown, NJ MNY
2014 Professional Matters: Staff Relations, Finance, Continuing Education, Radical Hospitality, Pastoral Care, Self Care Various Susan Archer Decatur, GA SE
2013 Fahs Collaborative Mark Hicks and Fahs Fellows Carol Haag St. Paul, MN PS
2012 History, Shared Ministry Task Force  Paul Rasor Pat Ellenwood Williamsburg, VA JP
2011 Don't Just Do It, Think About It: Sustaining Our Mind, Body, and Spirit Kim Stafford and Linda Christianson Gaia Brown Portland, OR PNW
2010 Transforming the Jericho Road Various, service opportunities in the community Rev. Ruth Ellen Gibson New Orleans, LA SW
2009 A Time to Exhale Rev. Dr. Peter Steinke and Rev. Dr. Thandeka with Kevin Tarsa Rev. Dr. Liz Strong Providence, RI CB
2008 Building a Multigenerational Faith Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker Pat Hoertdoerfer Albuquerque, NM MD
2007 Weaving the Fabric of our Faith Judithi Frediani and LFD Team Makannah Morriss San Antonio, TX SW
2006 To Honor the Many Gifts We Bring Bill Jones and the Integrity Team  Jacqui James Orlando, FL   FL
2005  Mapping Uncharted Territory: New Directions for Growing Congregations Larry Peers  Carol Ann Taylor Philadelphia, PA   JP
 2004  New Models for Religious Education in the 21st Century (Workshop Rotation Model, Way Cool Sunday School, Small Group Ministry, Spirit Play) Vivian Gussin Paley, Keynote. Workshop Leaders: Kathy Keith and September Gerety, Todd Strickland and Katherine Farmer, Gail Forsyth Vail and Helen Zidowecki, and Nita Penfold.  Midge Skwire Chicago, IL  CMW
 2003 Creating Rituals......Children and Community Sobonfu Some Helen Bishop Sacramento, CA PC
 2002  A Theology of Religious Education Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker Betty Jo Middleton Asheville, NC  TJ
 2001 Professional Matters Helen Bishop Jan Evans-Tiller  Toronto, ON  STL
2000 Nurturing Ourselves and Others Sharon Thornton Carol Edwards Santa Barbara, CA PSW
1999 LREDA's 50th Anniversary Jeanne Nieuwejaar, Frank Robertson, Holly Hollerroth, Elizabeth Anastos LREDA Plymouth, MA MB
1998 Our Whole Lives Pam Wilson, Roberta and Christopher Nelson, Judith Frediani, Jennifer Harrison, Sarah Gibb Roberta Nelson Salt Lake City, UT MD
1997 Congregations as Learning Organizations Larry Peers, Anthony Di Bella, Jeanellen Ryan  Norma Veridan San Antonio, TX SW