Since March 2011, Rev. Dr. M’ellen Kennedy and Rev. Stephen Shick have led workshop and retreat programs across the country for clergy and community leaders on the art of speaking publicly without notes or manuscript. Below is a listing of these programs.
October 20, 2015 Preaching by Heart Retreat Program, St. Lawrence UU Ministers Association Chapter, Hamilton, NY
April 8-10, 2015 Preaching by Heart Retreat Program, Northern New England UU Ministers Chapter.
February 26, 2015 The Art of Speaking Without a Script, Interfaith Workshop, Co-sponsored by Harvard Divinity School.
November 10-12, 2014 Preaching by Heart Retreat Program, Southeast UU Ministers Association Chapter, The Mountain, N.C.
Oct. 9, 2014 Preaching by Heart Workshop, Clara Barton District, Hartford Ct.
July 16, 2014 Preaching by Heart Workshop, Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago, IL
April 13, 2014 Preaching by Heart Introductory Program, Philadelphia area clergy, Unitarian Society of Germantown
March 20-21, 2014 Preaching by Heart Retreat Program, Mountain Desert District UU Ministers Program, Loveland, Co.
Feb. 2-5, 2014 Preaching by Heart Retreat Program, Heartland UU Ministers Association Chapter retreat. Indiana
Nov. 15, 2013 Preaching by Heart Workshop, co-sponsored by Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge Ma.
Oct. 24, 2013 Preaching by Heart Retreat Program, Ballou-Channing District UU Ministers Association, Duxbury, MA
June 26, 2013, Preaching from the Heart Workshop, Washington UUChurch, Washington, VT
Nov. 12, 2012 Standing Free Workshop (preaching without a script in the Universalist Tradition). Follen Church, Lexington, MA
March 26, 2011 Standing Free (preaching without a script in the Universalist Tradition), Universalist Heritage Foundation, Winchester, NH