First Sundays: An R.E. Tradition!

The first Sunday of each month is a time for our young people in K5-Eighth grades to get to know each other in multiage community, and work on developing their faith as UUs in ways outside their normal class curriculum. We’ll have older kids and younger kids exploring how to be together as they deepen […]

A Night Out With the YRUU Teens

A mission trip fundraiser! Saturday, November 12, 6:30-9:00 p.m. $25.00 per adult; $10.00 for children ages 7-15; free for kids under 7 years  The YRUU youth group is hosting a talent show for church members of all ages. Appetizers and desserts will be served before and after the show and you can meet the youth […]

Oct. 2016 All About Youth from Deb Solis

By Deb Solis, Youth Program Coordinator   Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means to know what it’s like to be afraid of your own mind.- The Fresh Quotes   Our YRUU group has lots of energy and enthusiasm for this coming church year. We had twenty three ninth through twelfth graders in […]

Oct. 2016 Religious Education News

“FIRST SUNDAYS” BEGIN ON OCTOBER 2 WITH “BLESSINGS” The first Sunday of each month will be a time for our young people in K5-Eighth grades (though not “OWL” participants) to get to know each other in multi-age groups and work on developing their faith as UUs in ways outside their normal class curriculum. We’ll have […]

Oct. 2016: RE-flections from Beryl Aschenberg

By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education   I remember being pinned with a two-inch scrap of black ribbon at my grandmother’s funeral. One of the traditional Jewish acts of mourning is the tearing of our clothes — the act called kri’a — literally “tear” in Hebrew. By ripping the fabric of a lapel, a […]

Sunday, March 6: “First Sunday” Gathering: YOGA!

K5-Fourth Grade classes at 9:00 a.m. and K5-Fifth Grade classes 11:00 a.m.   First Sundays connect kids of different ages as we explore some BIG UU themes! Children will meet in their classrooms, check-in, and then move to the Young Room for Children’s Chapel and group activities.  Our theme this month is “Spiritual Practices” and […]

Black People Matter in Children’s RE

By Jen Twente, Children’s RE Chair and Parent Boy, did we enjoy the conversation in the car on the way home from Black People Matter in RE that Sunday!  It was probably the most details we’ve ever heard about what happened during the class.  We heard all about “the stars”, how the kids did not […]

Spoken Word Poetry Performance at Sunday Service

If you missed the January 31 Sunday Service, you missed hearing the word wizardry of Chris Fears and Thomas Leonard as they performed inspiring spoken word poetry. We’re happy to share their piece, “Systems Error,” which was presented in conjunction with our Children’s Religious Education “Black People Matter” program.