What Does It Mean To Be An Elder?
Presented as the Leadership Track at the UUA Mid-South District’s Healthy Congregations Conference
October 9, 2010. Auburn, Alabama
Presenter: Eunice Benton District Executive of the Mid-South District
Eunice Benton – view the video recording here.
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Description: What does it mean to be an ‘elder’ in our religious tradition? (Hint: it’s not just about being old!) Where did this notion come from in our history, and how can we use it well and appropriately today? How can we ‘raise up elders,’ honor them, and invite their wisdom to guide our congregations?