Welcome, from the Director of Religious Education!
Welcome to Religious Education at First Church! My name is Meredith, Plummer, 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, February 1, 2015
PreK - 5th Grade: Field Trip - Today, your child will visit the Taft Historical Site. There, they will learn more about this First Church member and United States president. The bus for the outing will leave at 10:00 am and return at 11:15 am. Children who wish to go will need a permission slip (attached here).
Jr. High: Building UUWorld - The youth will continue building UUWorld. They will envision what a world full of UU's might look like.
Sr. High: Youth Choice - The youth will decide what they wish to do today.
Field Trip, February 1: As the capstone to their semester on First Church History, children in PreK - 5th grade will visit the childhood home of President William Howard Taft. They'll learn more about his life in Cincinnati, as well as his career as a diplomat, president, and supreme court judge.
Begin Spiritual Practices, February 8: Today, the children in PreK - 5th grade will begin exploring spiritual practices, through the lens of world religions. Throughout the spring semester, each class will explore a bigger question: