Children's RE

"It Matters What We Believe" by Sophia Lyon Fahs

Some beliefs are like walled gardens. They encourage exclusiveness, and the feeling of being especially privileged.
Other beliefs are expansive and lead the way into wider and deeper sympathies.
Some beliefs are divisive, separating the saved from the unsaved, friends from enemies.
Other beliefs are bonds in a world community, where sincere differences beautify the pattern.
Some beliefs are rigid, like the body of death, impotent in a changing world.
Other beliefs are pliable, like the young sapling, ever growing with the upward thrust of life.

Children’s religious education classes are held during services. R.E. curricula are created by the UUA. Additionally, childcare for toddlers is available from 10:30 to 12:30.

Children's UU Principles.  These seven UU principles have been modified for children 

  1. Each person is important.
  2. Be kind in all you do.
  3. We're free to learn together.
  4. We search for what is true.
  5. All people need a voice.
  6. Build a fair and peaceful world.
  7. We care for Earth's lifeboat.

We are currently exploring Spiritplay: In i"Spiritplay," the storyteller tells ancient, evocative stories from our religious heritage. It challenges children to play with those stories and their outcomes, to ask, "I wonder..." For more information about this curriculum, visit: www.spiritplay.net