Children’s RE

Building African American Minds

Sunday, November 12 2017, our Social Justcie Outreach Collection will be in support of delivering a mini mindfulness curriculum as part of the after school program known as BAAM (Building African American Minds).

First, a little about BAAM:  BAAM was started by a local African American … read more.

Welcome back to all of our RE families!

We are looking forward to another fun year of being together. Our first Sunday of RE classes will be September 10th.

We are excited to have two RE classrooms running each Sunday morning in addition to our playroom. Children are invited to come into the sanctuary … read more.

Peace Camp 2017

Wow! Our 4th annual Peace Camp was so much fun this year. We welcomed 28 campers between the ages of 4 and 10 to our fellowship where we danced, sang, twisted into yoga poses, tie dyed, listened to our heartbeats, made drums and shakers, … read more.

The Lorax + Peace Camp

On June 4th we will celebrate this year of children’s religious education at our annual RE Sunday service. This is a time for us to recognize the many volunteers that make RE possible as well as a space to showcase what our children have learned. … read more.

Late Spring in RE

Late spring brings the end of our religious education school year. It has been another fantastic year with the younger group delving deep into the wonders of nature and the inter-connectedness of the web of life while the older group has explored the powers we … read more.

Coming Soon to an RE Program Near You!

Want to spend your Friday night engaging with other mindful parents? The RE committee will be hosting a three-part Parent Forum in March. Each night will include pizza, fellowship, and conversation about a topic that is sure to inspire thoughtful conversation and questions. Pop in … read more.

The Magic of Many Hands

As adults, we have learned that things don’t just happen magically; there are often lots of hands behind the scenes. Likewise, Sundays at UUFE don’t come together without the people that volunteer to make it happen.

Take a snowy Sunday in January as an example. Despite … read more.

Who Will Be Your Mystery Friend?

One of the coolest and most beloved, inter-generational activities we have here at UUFE is our Mystery Friends event. We match up a RE child or teen with an adult, but we don’t reveal the adult’s identity. Through a series of exchanged, “get to know … read more.

An Autumn Update from Children’s RE

Now that our RE programs are underway for the year, I thought I’d share some highlights from each age group:

The younger elementary gang has been focusing on the concept of the web of life while learning about partnerships in nature. They made puppets of unlikely … read more.

The Web of Life

“It’s like a spider web!” They announced with pride. And they were right. The overlapping, zig-zag pattern of cris-crossing yarn threads we had created on the table we sat around looked just like a spider web. (Minus one of those fear-inducing arachnids.)

This was a typical … read more.