Temperatures may be below freezing but I know that many parents are considering their children’s summer plans. I’d like to highlight several UU summer camps and conferences that UUCWC children love attending. These longer UU immersion experiences are excellent ways to solidify a child’s Unitarian … read more.
Author Archives: Robin Pugh
One of my goals this year is to give parents more tools to raise Unitarian Universalist children. An important way to do this is to integrate Unitarian Universalism into home life so that a full week faith is practiced instead of just on Sunday morning. … read more.
by Robin Pugh, Director of Lifespan Religious Education
Welcome back to those families that I haven’t seen this summer. Our full Religious Education (“RE”) program begins on Sunday, September 16. The RE teachers and I have planned an exciting year for UUCWC’s children. Here is what … read more.
This month I am completing my 3-year term as Vice President of the Liberal Religious Educators Association (“LREDA”), the professional organization for UU Religious Educators. Recently, I’ve been thinking about how this experience changed and developed me as a leader.
For one, I got accustomed … read more.
Every other year, the 4th – 5th grade religious education class studies the Jewish and Christian Bible for a full year. This year is a Bible year. Some UU adults wonder why we teach the Bible in religious education. They may have a negative bias … read more.
This is my last newsletter column before I start my 4-month sabbatical on January 22nd. I’d like to take this time to answer questions about what is happening during my time away and to share my goals and plans with you.
Who is taking over for … read more.
Last month, I wrote about the importance of felt experience in our classes. This month, I turn to the content of our curriculum.
In UUCWC’s Religious Education program, we spend the early elementary school years building a child’s Unitarian Universalist identity. Children learn who Unitarian … read more.
One of the first things I tell our RE teachers during their annual teacher training in September is what the goal is in their classrooms on Sunday morning. New teachers are surprised when they hear me say that the number one goal in RE on … read more.
Welcome back to those families that I haven’t seen this summer. Our intergenerational water ingathering service is on September 10. Please bring a small amount of water from your home or a place you visited this summer.
Our full Religious education program begins on September 17th. … read more.