Five resources are available from the UUA Bookstore for small group ministry programs and other spiritual sharing groups:
- Soul to Soul, a 174-page book published in 2011, is the second collection of small group offerings by Christine Robinson and Alicia Hawkins. From the bookstore website: “Covering wide-ranging topics such as addiction, grieving, and personal resilience, Soul to Soul offers new opportunities to explore life issues with others.” $14.
- The Pen and the Bell, published in 2012, is available as an eBook and includes both meditative and writing exercises. “The Pen and the Bell is about how to achieve mindfulness and creative fulfillment in spite of long to-do lists. It’s about gaining access to our deeper selves in the workaday world, and bringing forth this authentic self in our writing.” $15.
- Evensong for Families: An Eight-Week Series of Gatherings, published in 2006, is part of the Evensong series by the Rev. Barbara Hamilton-Holway. It offers 90-minute weekly worship sessions for groups of families and church communities. $16.
- The Sustainable Soul by Rebecca James Hecking, was published in 2011. It is a “guide for a journey toward ecological spirituality and sustainable culture,” according to the website description. It includes guided meditations, art projects, and ideas for actions. $14.
- Writing the Sacred Journey: The Art and Practice of Spiritual Memoir, by Elizabeth J. Andrew, was published in 2004 and offers help in creating spiritual memoirs. $16.
A comprehensive list of small group ministry resources, including information on how to form such programs within congregations, can be found at the website of The UU Small Group Ministry Network.