Category: Religious Education

2019 MidAmerica Regional Assembly

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What a joy to spend time with our minister, Rev. Jennnifer Nordstrom, plus Rollie Hansen, Bruce and Terry Wiggins, Omega… Read More >

May Share the Plate – Kyle’s Korner

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by Dawn Blackmore. The May Share the Plate recipient is chosen each year by the children in our Religious Education… Read More >

Battle Creek 2018 Mission Trip with First Church youth group

YRUU Youth Group Does Habitat for Humanity Project in Battle Creek

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Ten members of our YRUU Youth Group and three adult advisors recently traveled to Battle Creek, Michigan, to work with… Read More >

Cami Thomas, Religious Education Coordinator

Welcome, Cami Thomas – Religious Education Coordinator

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We have a new Religious Education Coordinator: Cami Thomas! We are thrilled to welcome Cami to our team. Cami will… Read More >

RE-Flections – Black People Matter Curriculum Offered

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education “Yes, racism looks like hate, but hate is just one manifestation. Privilege is… Read More >

Two holiday mittens

Holiday Giving Tree & Winter Clothing Drive Begin Nov. 26

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Holiday Giving Tree: This holiday season the Children’s Religious Education program leaders will once again be teaming up with a… Read More >

Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education

Blessings before a Meal – Ideas for UUs and Others

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Grace for Unitarian Universalists. By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education. As Thanksgiving approaches, UU families often consider blessings that… Read More >

Deb Solis, Youth Program Coordinator

“All About Youth” for November

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By Deb Solis, Youth Program Coordinator. (See 2018 Mission Trip deadlines below.) First, congratulations to Ehlona Walker, a sophomore member… Read More >

Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education

REflections for November – Beryl Aschenberg

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REflections.  By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education. “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is… Read More >

RE-Flections

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education I remember my first visit to a Unitarian Universalist church. Just taking the… Read More >

All About Youth…

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By Deb Solis, Youth Program Coordinator As T.S. Eliot said, [quote]“Every moment is a fresh beginning,” [/quote] and that is… Read More >

Children & Youth to Join Us Weekly In Worship

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education Communal worship is the central spiritual practice of Unitarian Universalism and is an… Read More >

Candles Memorial

Taking to Children about Charlottesville

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Dear First Church Families- We are grieving this week after the heartrending violence in Charlottesville. Once again we find ourselves… Read More >

Magic

Hogwarts Camp

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Our Summer Religious Education program will be magically transformed into a Harry Potter camp – with UU overtones, of course…. Read More >

RE-flections

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education When my daughter Chelsea was born, I was given a poem written by… Read More >

RE-Flections: Annual RE Service

Religious Education

  By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education This year, as is our tradition, we will be holding our Annual… Read More >