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, September 28, 2014
PreK - 5th Grade: Elizabeth Blackwell and Peter Clark - Today, your child will learn about Elizabeth Blackwell and Peter Clark. Elizabeth was the first ever female doctor, and Peter was a teacher and the First African American member of First Church. Both were trailblazers that challenged the social norms of their time. Look below to see what else your child will do today ...
Jr. Hig: The Jr. High will be introduced to their fall curriculum today - Living in UUville - this fun curriculum asks youth to imagine what it might be like to build a UU school, town, or world, using a fun game like set up.
Sr. High Youth: The Sr. High will explore more of what it means to be UU today.
Parents Night Out, September 26 - Join us for an hour of small group discussion on the nature of parenting and raising a child in the UU faith. Afterwards, let us watch your children for an additional 2 free hours while you enjoy a date or some much needed self care. Space is limited, so be sure to register with the DRE.
The Harvest: Intergenerational Service, October 19 - Join us for this fun celebration of harvest and history.