SouthWest UU Women

Past Conferences

Workshops 2017

Sincere thanks to all of the workshop presenters for volunteering to share their time and knowledge.

Workshops will be filled in the order in which registrations are received.

Saturday Morning Workshops, Session AM 1: 10:30 am

AM 1 A: “UU Women's Federation: Voices for Justice” - Rev. Beth Dana

The Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (UUWF) exists to promote justice and spiritual growth for women and girls. Come learn about the latest UUWF initiatives, and engage in conversation about the future of women and gender justice.

Rev. Beth Dana - Dallas First Unitarian Church - Minister of Congregational Life has led numerous workshops/trainings at the congregational, district/regional, and national levels in UU settings.

AM 1 B: “Your Mask Goes on First: Making Self Care a Priority in our Service Oriented Lives” - Jean Ann Powers

As women dedicated to creating a more loving and just world, we are often met with the challenge of finding the balance between caring for oneself and caring for the world (and its people) around us. This workshop will help identify what creates our imbalance and clarify what we can do to create balance.

Jean Ann Powers - the Pastoral Care Ministry Director at Dallas First Unitarian Church. She is a licensed counselor and has 25+ years of professional experience leading retreats and workshops.

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Highlights 2016

Our entire conference will be at the Hilton Garden Inn!

Friday Evening
Enjoy our Welcoming Ceremony after checking in and dinner on your own.
Buy your raffle tickets at the Refuge Bazaar. Raffle items are donated by vendors and local artists.
The Red Tent Room will be open to relax and connect with others.
Join us after the Welcoming Ceremony for our Conference Kick-off with the Magickal Music of SJ Tucker!

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Musicians 2016

SJ Tucker

“Without our songs and stories, we are nothing.” S. J. Tucker has been the glad captain of her own independent music career since 2004, when she left the workaday world behind to travel the continent, singing songs for her friends full time. Named a vanguard of the Mythpunk movement and even “the face of neo-tribal Paganism” by Witches & Pagans Magazine, Tucker is the voice of lore at the campfire and the sharp laughter of modern myth. With one hand anchored in her art and the other held out to you, she is songs and stories, community and wit.

Emma's Revolution

Smart, funny and informative--like Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart with guitars. Emma's Revolution is the duo of award-winning activist musicians, Pat Humphries & Sandy O. Called “inspiring, gutsy and rockin’”, Emma's Revolution's songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger and covered by Holly Near. The duo's awards include Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and, for the second year in a row, the Washington Area Music Association's Fan Favorite Award.