Category: Religious Education

YRUU Youth

Youth Rehab House in Sherman Park

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YRUU Youth Help Rehab House in Sherman Park By Rod DePue Our high school YRUU youth have now helped Inhabit, Inc. rehab a house on Sherman Park for the second year in a row…. Read More >

Share the Plate

RE-Flections: Children and Youth Vote for the May Share the Plate Recipient on April 2!

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education Share the Plate is a bold program of radical generosity. Giving away 50% of our weekly collection allows our church community to significantly deepen our social justice… Read More >

RE-Flections: Explicit and Implicit Curricula

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“Unitarian Universalist religious education is neither book nor guru centered. It is not adult or even child centered. It is congregation centered, wherein all ages cooperatively engage in what Starr Williams called ‘a cycle… Read More >

Children

RE-Flections – K5-12 Grade Black People Matter Religious Education Lessons

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education Anti-bias, anti-racist (ABAR) education supports all children’s full development in our multiracial, multilingual, multicultural world and gives them the tools to stand up to prejudice, stereotyping, bias,… Read More >

Mission trip reflections – By Mary Ann Aiken

Blog, Religious Education, Personal & Spiritual Development

This year I went on my second mission trip. As a youth group, we really put in a lot of hard work to raise money for the trip, so I want to thank the… Read More >

Nov. 2016: RE-flections from Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education

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Open your eyes and look for some person, or some work for the sake of people, which needs a little time, a little friendship, a little sympathy, a little sociability, a little human toil…. Read More >

First Sundays: An R.E. Tradition!

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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… Read More >

A Night Out With the YRUU Teens

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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… Read More >

Oct. 2016 All About Youth from Deb Solis

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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… Read More >

Oct. 2016 Religious Education News

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“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… Read More >

Oct. 2016: RE-flections from Beryl Aschenberg

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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… Read More >

RE-flections: March Column From Jen Twente, CRE Chair and Beryl Aschenberg, DRE

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Children and Youth in RE Set To Vote on May Share The Plate! All People Need a Voice – from “My 7 Principles, A Child’s Booklet” by the UUA Share the Plate is a… Read More >

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

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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,… Read More >

Black People Matter in Children’s RE

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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… Read More >

Spoken Word Poetry Performance at Sunday Service

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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.

All About Youth: February Column From Youth Program Coordinator Deb Solis

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“How people treat you is their karma, how you react is yours.” Wayne Dyer Our entire Religious Education Program had the unique opportunity to experience a two week end of January curriculum focusing on… Read More >

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