Unitarian Universalist Ministers of Canada
The Canadian chapter of the
Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association
CONVO 2009 - Ottawa November 11 - 16, 2009
"Tell a Tale - Touch a Life - Transform the World"
What Is CONVO up to this time? Raising funds in the Church Setting Community Ministers
Get CONVO added to your "travel and conferences" in the congregational budget.
FInancial Help and Scholarships - other ways to manage your funding of CONVO 2009
Financial aid is availalbe in the form of continuing education grants from Jori Agate at the UUA. Funds are limited. Ask now and again after June 30, 2009. Read below . . . .
Grants are available through the Ministerial Development Office to help ministers in fellowship fund their Continuing Education (CE) efforts. (This includes community and retired ministers!)
CE grants are made on the basis of 1/3 of total program request to the UUA (to a maximum of $500 per church year). Applications should be made to the Ministerial Development Director.
In your message please include:
- a brief description and estimated total cost (travel, registration, food, etc.) for the program;
- an indication that the continuing education plans are supported by the congregation or institution that you serve and how the course will benefit your ministry; and
- the address to which a check should be sent.
In addition to the resources listed, feel free to contact the Ministerial Development Director to discuss additional opportunities that address your development interests.
For more information contact ministerialdevelopment @ uua.org.