Our Mission

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1. Support interim religious education professionals and settle religious education professionals who see the value of the interim process in their ministry;

2. Advocate for interim religious education work in Unitarian Universalist congregations;

3. Provide continuing education for GIRE members (and other UU professionals as possible).

Membership in the Guild of Interim Religious Educators (GIRE) is open to members of the Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA). The Guild supports the work of interim, transitional, and developmental religious education ministry and its practitioners in faith-based communities.