Mellen Kennedy, Ph.D., M.Div. is a community minister and community psychologist.
She has twenty years of experience working with lay-led small groups both
in the community and in congregations. She enjoys working with lay leaders
and ministers to help them develop their understanding of and skills with
small group ministry, particularly with facilitation. She is a graduate
of Meadville Lombard Theological School. She has worked on small group ministry
for the past four years with the Center for Community Values. She is co-coordinator
and cofounder of the U.U. Small Group Ministry Network. She is editor of
the UUSGM Network Quarterly. She resides in Burlington, Vermont where she
is a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Society and assists with
their Small Group Ministry Program. She also works with the U.U. Fellowship
in Stowe, Vermont.
Resources by Mellen Kennedy
Overview of Small Group Ministry (SGM)
one page overview of Small Group Ministry By M'ellen Kennedy.
and Nurturing Covenant Groups
19 Pages. Posted 10/2004
By Mellen Kennedy, Co-Coordinator of the UU SGM Network
Your Group Too Polite? The Balance Between Safety and Risk
Mellen Kennedy discusses the impact of group members being too
polite and the important balance between risk and safety. From Fall
2004 SGM Quarterly.