DRE’s Blog

The Sweet Spot of Volunteering

In September, I met with seven individual class teams made up of the 41 volunteers in the Religious Education program. During these meetings, I witnessed again and again how much our RE volunteers are committed to our children and to passing on Unitarian Universalism using … read more.

Last Chance to Sign up for ARE classes

Last chance to sign up for these ARE classes:

Chalice Circle via videoconference once a month.
Join a Chalice Circle from the comfort of your home. Begins Oct 2nd and meets first Wednesdays from 7pm-9pm. Facilitated by Robin Pugh

Living the 8th Principle
Monthly meeting that … read more.

Welcome Back: Children’s RE for 2019-2020

Welcome back to those families that I haven’t seen this summer. Our intergenerational water ingathering service is on September 8 at 10am. Please bring a small amount of water from your home or a place you visited this summer.

Our full Religious education program … read more.

Adult Learning Classes – Fall 2019

The Adult Learning Committee has been hard at work creating a great fall lineup of adult learning classes. Some of the classes coming up include:

Several yearlong racial justice and spiritual deepening courses; A six session class on Transgender inclusion in congregations for people … read more.

Coming of Age Heritage Trip

The 8th-9th grade Coming of Age (“COA”) class went on their heritage trip to Boston with Scott Umlauf and Scott Drew at the end of April.

Coming of Age is a Unitarian Universalist rite of passage that celebrates the transition from childhood into the teen … read more.

Upcoming Events in Children’s and Adult RE

Teacher Appreciation Brunch and Brainstorm
What do you need to raise a UU child?
Sun April 7
Brunch: 12:30- 1:15
Brainstorm: 1:15 -2:45

Here’s a chance for kids and parents to feast and to reflect on Family ministry at UUCWC. We want to support parents … read more.

UU Summer Camps and Conferences

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.

Youth Service Trip

by Scott Umlauf, Re Teacher (Coming of Age)

The weekend before Thanksgiving a team of Youth Group and Coming of Age students embarked on a trip to New York City for a Youth Service project on homelessness and food insecurity. Leaving by train on Friday afternoon, … read more.