OWL Facilitator Training Workshop

Our Whole Lives – All Levels

Facilitator Training Workshop

Friday June 10th  – Sunday June 12th

OWL Facilitators 2016

The Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence is pleased to offer all three levels of Our Whole Lives facilitator training at our beautiful country location just south of Lawrence, Kansas at 1263 N 1100 Road.  You can register here!


Workshop times (estimated): Friday 5 pm – Sunday 3 pm.

Cost for workshop:  $275 or $225 before May 1.  This fee includes instruction and all meals during the training. Participants need to bring their own books.   Deadline for registration is May 27, 2016.  There are three ways to pay.  

By paper check:

Please make checks to UFL with OWL training in the memo line and mail to:  

                    Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence
                    1263 N 1100 Road
                    Lawrence, KS 66047
                    Attention:  Suzanne Emelio

By e-check or credit card:

Click on the appropriate link in the registration form and follow the instructions.

Materials needed:  Please bring your own copies of the appropriate level OWL Curriculum and the companion book Sexuality and Faith.  If your congregation does not already own these, you can order them through the UUA bookstore.  (Note:  if you are attending with another member from your congregation, you can share the books.)

Lodging— Choose Hotel or Homestay:

Please indicate your lodging preference on the registration form.

Hotel:  We have set aside a block of rooms at the Comfort Inn at 151 McDonald Drive.  You will need to make your own reservation.  Double queen rooms are $93.50 plus tax per night and King rooms are $103.50 plus tax per night.  Mention “OWL training” when reserving your room to get the group rate.  (Rooms not reserved by May 9th will be released into the general inventory and the group rate may not apply.)  https://www.choicehotels.com/kansas/lawrence/comfort-inn-hotels/ks178

Homestay: Several members of our congregation have offered to host participants in their homes.  These will be available on a first come-first served basis.  The cost is $50 per person, payable to UFL.  Indicate whether you have pet allergies so that we can place you appropriately.

Transportation:  We will arrange some rides between the hotel/homestay sites and the Fellowship.  Sharing rides to/from the airport with other participants may be a possibility. There are several shuttle services that go between Lawrence and KCI Airport.   After you register,  join the FaceBook group called “Lawrence OWL Training Coordination.”  There, you may communicate with other participants to share rides and travel information.

Facilitators for this workshop are:

Elementary Level- Sherry Warren (Lawrence, KS) and Laurel Koepf-Taylor (St Louis, MO)

Junior High/High School- Ashley Johnson (Golden, CO) and Judith Galas (Lawrence KS)

Young Adult/Adult- Tracey Weston (Manhattan, KS)  Mary McIntosh (Cedar Park, TX)

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations prior to the registration deadline (5/27) will be subject to a $25 handling fee.
  • Cancellations made after May 27 but a week or more before the training will be subject to a $150 fee unless a replacement is arranged, in which case a $25 handling fee will apply.

Refunds for cancellations made within the week prior to the training will be granted only under extreme circumstances. There is no penalty for finding someone to replace you if you cannot come.

Register here! We look forward to meeting you!