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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UUFE hosted another successful, three-day Peace Camp last month. Twenty-four campers, six teen counselors, and ten adult volunteers spent three mornings together exploring peace through personal and group activities, crafts, music, song, dance, yoga, and intentional conversations.
We kicked off peace camp with the I-Care … read more.
This month the elementary gang will be exploring the idea of fair group decisions during their Sunday morning meeting time. Using the fifth Principle as a guide, we’ll examine different methods of making group decisions, practice making group decisions in a hypothetical situation, and learn … read more.
A big thanks to everyone who came out to our nearly-annual Spaghetti Dinner, sponsored by the RE committee, families, and youth. Colleen Ronning did all of the food shopping and cooking, while our older elementary and teen youth sold tickets, ushered folks to their tables, … read more.
I grew up in a church where the sanctuary was the fanciest room in the building, reserved only for Sunday mornings and special occasions. The wooden pews and the raised alter where the choir and the pastors performed were permanent fixtures, and only the accessories … read more.
We’ve got a lot planned for February!
The Sunday morning elementary class will focus on ways to welcome others, signs and rituals that come with worshiping together, and understanding what it means to be a steward–that is, people with ability and responsibility to contribute to the … read more.