Welcome, from the Director of Religious Education!
Welcome to Religious Education at First Church! My name is Meredith, Plummer, and I am the Director of Religious Education.
If you are a first time visitor to First Unitarian Church and are curious about our Sunday school program, make sure to look at our prospectus for information on our curriculum. To the right and below, you will find a description of what your child will be learning, and doing, this coming Sunday, a list of upcoming events and opportunities, as well as a list of DRE created resources.On Sunday mornings, please feel free to stop me and say 'Hi.' Or, email me with any questions you may have.
Looking forward to this Sunday!
Director of Religious Education
Available by appointment
My Chalica Book: A Beginner's Guide (Third Edition)- Created by me, this booklet contains an introduction to Chalica, a resource page, a brief history of Chalica, and suggestions on how to celebrate and honor each principle with actions, food, gifts, books, and movies.
The Accidental DRE - RE and Family Ministry ideas, musings and other resources.
Beyond Ramps and Restrooms - Within this blog you'll find links, resources, reviews and information about today's technology - and how that technology may be used to welcome people with disabilities in our congregations and beyond.
This Sunday, April 5, 2015
All Ages: Easter - Today, everyone is invited to the sanctuary for an intergenerational Easter service on Jesus. Easter flowers will be handed out and there will be an Easter Egg Hunt after the service. Childcare will be provided for children 0 - 3 years of age during the service.
DRE - Out and About Office Hours: Out and About Office Hours is a new initiative I am trialing. Once a month, you will find me at a different coffee shop / Panera / local hang out around the city. I invite all who would like to sit and talk about children, faith development, or life to join me. In March, I will be at the Rohs Street Cafe on McMillian March 23 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Youth Group Outing, TBD: Calling all youth (6th Grade - 12 Grade). Join your friends at Zip City, the only indoor zipline in the area! You can enjoy 3 hours of ziplining, trampoline jumping and rock climbing all for one low price of $20. Come well fed, because dinner will not be served. Permission slips and waiver coming soon.
Easter Sunday, April 5: Join us Easter Sunday at First Church. Always a special day. Bring a friend. Everyone is welcome. This is an intergenerational service. There will be flowers for all the children, the choir will sing Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus" and we will have a story.