new england chapter
Embracing justice, love, and equity
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NEL Cluster Info
The MetroWest Boston DRE cluster meets monthly to check in, share support, and discuss timely topics of interest. We draw our geographic lines VERY loosely and welcome those who seek community and connection as we carry forward our ministries. The group generally meets on the second Wednesday of the month beginning at 9:30 AM for 90 minutes. For specific information about meetings and zoom login info, contact Deb Weiner
The Worcester MA area cluster meets on the third Thursday of the month from 12:30-2:30 at First Unitarian Church, 90 Main St, Worcester, MA. Contact Robin Mitzcavitch for more information.
The Northern New England cluster (NNE) which includes Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine meets monthly on zoom. To join email Karen Childs.
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NEL Mentoring Program
Mentee Sign Up
If you are interested in receiving mentorship, you can fill out this form. Whether you are brand new or just want collegial connection, we invite you to sign up as a mentee.
Becoming A Mentor
Are you an experienced religious educator with at least three years of experience on the job? Do you have a passion for nurturing the spiritual growth of our fellow Religious Educators? If so, we invite you to consider becoming a volunteer mentor in our new mentorship program. This is a limited commitment opportunity, unlike paid mentorship roles that are long-term.
How to Get Involved:
If you meet the requirements and are interested in becoming a mentor, please reach out to Perry Montrose, who will provide you with more information and answer any questions you may have about the mentorship program.
Your NEL Chapter Leadership Team
From left to right: Devin, Jessica, Twinks, Jesse, and Perry
The New England Chapter of LREDA promotes the values of liberal religious education through a regional professional organization, embracing the philosophies and ideals of justice, love and equity of Continental LREDA.
NE LREDA is an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural, welcoming organization that supports and advocates for religious educators of every age, race/ethnicity, class, gender, gender identity, physical ability and sexual orientation.
Membership in your local chapter provides collegial support and connection, opportunities to collaborate, and access to events throughout the year
Chapter dues are $25 and you can pay using either of the buttons on the left or by check. Make the check payable to LREDA and put 'NEL Chapter Dues' and the educator's name in the memo line and mail it to LREDA, 284 Hartford Ave #1002, Bellingham, MA 02019.
Note: To join a Chapter you must also be a member of LREDA.
Use this FORM to claim Chapter expenses for reimbursement. Once completed email it to the Chapter Treasurer / President for approval.