Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find my invoices? Did I pay my dues? 

We have switched to a new system called APLOS.  If you need an invoice or have a question about anything prior to January 2021, please contact our Acting Director of Finance.  

How do I pay this year's (starting in 2021) membership dues? 

Pay membership dues Once you make a payment, you will be sent a receipt with a link.  This link will allow you to create a "MyAPLOS account" that will allow you to see all of your donations, dues, registration fees, etc. 

How do I find support nearby?
LREDA Chapters function as a separate entity with its own leadership structure, support systems, and dues structure. Is it in LREDA's fifteen chapters where religious educators most often meet and support one another through the day-to-day joys and challenges of the work. Find your chapter here.

I am having an issue in my congregation and need professional support.
Good Officers are LREDA members who have engaged in specialized training to address the particular challenges which face religious educators and those engaged in Unitarian Universalist ministries, including that arise within staff teams. Good Officers consult with religious educators, especially those in congregational settings, to offer clarity, support, and guidance. Good Officers can be found throughout the continent. Find out more about the Good Offices Program, including a list of current Good Officers who are ready to help.

Are there professional practices that LREDA members are expected to uphold? 

LREDA members pledge to hold themselves ethically accountable to the LREDA Code of Professional Practices.

Our congregation is searching for a religious educator.  Are there guidelines?