This year, UUCWC instituted a new membership class called “Pathways.” Unlike the previous classes, “Roots” and “Wings,” Rev. Kim revised the required membership class to be more interactive (not a lecture) and to focus on what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist today. We … read more.
THIS MONTH WE ARE STARTING OUR ninth chalice circle. A silver lining of our closed church building is that so many people have connected through a small group. Small groups are a profound way of “doing church” that nurtures spiritual growth and a different way … read more.
by Anne Godlasky
Note: This month, I asked Anne Godlasky, one of the parents in the Tending the Flame circle, to reflect on her experience in that group. I’m so glad she agreed to do so. Robin Pugh, Director of Lifespan Faith Engagement
I signed … read more.
This month, CrossCurrents asked Director of Lifespan Faith Engagement, Robin Pugh, a few questions about Religious Education during the pandemic. Here’s what we learned.
Q: Can you describe the Religious Education (RE) programs for our children and young teens during this virtual time?
A: We … read more.
by Robin Pugh, Director, Lifespan Faith Engagement
This church year, I’ve taken on some of the responsibilities of the Congregational Life staff position because we are not having our usual children’s program at church. (Our children continue to learn. During the pandemic, Kim and I are … read more.
This church year, the invitation is to deepen your Unitarian Universalist faith by living our congregation’s mission. As mentioned elsewhere in this newsletter, UUCWC’s mission is to Celebrate Life, Create Community and Change the World. We Celebrate Life by attending worship; Create Community … read more.
I am thinking of all of you as you live in the uncertainty of what the school year brings. Please know that UUCWC is here to help you through this challenging time with support, intention and grace.
Whatever happens in the coming months, we are … read more.
Children’s Summer Program
UUCWC’s summer program for K-8th grade is called UU Kids Connect. It is virtual and nationwide, developed by seven religious educators in congregations in New York and New Jersey. (I am not one of the seven but I am helping with the program … read more.
“In the final analysis, the question of why bad things happen to good people translates itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it has happened”. –Harold Kushner, … read more.