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.
October 11, 2015
PreK - 1st Grade: The Gift Within Us - Today, your child will discover what in them can help renew justice. They'll hear the story of courageous Ruby Bridges, and they'll act out a few unjust situations.
2nd - 3rd Grade: Bumpers for Justice - Today, your child will discuss the many causes Unitarian Universalists champion. They'll hear about how UU congregations around the nation are renewing justice, and they will create justice themed bumper stickers. Be sure to pick one up on your way out!
4th - 5th Grade: Can I Get a Witness? - Today, your child will hear about John L. Cashin, and learn what it means to be part of a public witness. They'll explore the justice issues they're passionate about, and create a public witness video for their cause.
Jr. High: Renewal Take 2 - Today, the Jr. High class will continue to explore the concept of renewal. What renews you?
Sr. High: Games - Today, the Sr. High class will continue to build their bond by enjoying some fun games together.
Out and About Office Hours, October 26, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Join me at Eden Park for a fall picnic! We'll meet at the playground by Twin Lakes. Bring your own food, and blanket to spread out on.
Parents' Night Out: Join us for an hour of small group discussion on the nature of parenting. Afterwards, let us watch your children for an additional 2 hours (all for free) while you go on a date, hang out with other parents, or indulge in some self care.
Program runs from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Registartion is required and classes start soon. So, email me now! Dates and topics below: