Welcome, from the Director of Religious Education!
Welcome to Religious Education at First Church!
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..
Director of Religious Education
Available by appointment,
Chalica Book - A beginners guide to Chalica. Contains an introduction, a resource page, a brief history of Chalica, and suggestions on how to celebrate and honor each principle with actions, food, gifts, and books.
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.
The Accidental DRE - RE and Family Ministry ideas, musings and other resources.
RE Volunteer Survey - Want to volunteer in RE? Let us know here! A friendly reminder, for the safety of our children, volunteers may be background checked at random.
This Sunday, October 19, 2014
PreK - 5th: Harvest Feast - Today, all children in PreK - 5th grade will gather in the Ellen Hall Room for a Harvest feast. They will sample harvest fruits and veggies, learn about how other cultures celebrate the harvest, and enjoy each other's company. The 2nd - 3rd graders will also add principle stickers to the timeline, while the 4th - 5th graders will add informational note cards.
Jr. High: Michael Servetus Academy - Today, the Jr. High will finish building the Michael Servetus UU academy. I wonder what features they will employ?
Sr. High: Service - Today, the Sr. High will attend the service as part of their quest to find out 'Why UU?'
Unplug the Christmas Machine, Saturday, November 15 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm: In this workshop, you'll examine the pressures that surround you around the holidays, identify your true desires and design a holiday season that meets your needs. Perfect for new families, mature adults and everyone in-between that is just looking for some balance and substance around the holidays. $5 / Person, $10 / Family. Lunch and Childcare provided.
Contact me, Meredith Plummer, for more information or to register, today!