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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, you will find a description of what your child will be learning, and doing, this coming Sunday.  Below, you will find a list of upcoming events and opportunities, as well as a list of DRE created resources..


Meredith Plummer,

Director of Religious Education

Available by appointment, 

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Phone: 513.238.9912


Upcoming Opportunities

RE Volunteer Mixer, September 14 - If you are volunteering in RE this year, join us after the service this Sunday for a fun mixer, where you will sign up for your volunteer dates and enjoy the company of other volunteers.  Haven't signed up to volunteer yet?  Check out the volunteer survey to your right.



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 14, 2014 

PreK - 5th Grade: Sallie Ellis - Today, your child will learn about Sallie Ellis.  Ellis suffered a great deal of tragedy in her lifetime, but was able to channel her faith to overcome all the obstacles put in her way.  By the end of her life, she had written over a thousand letters and sent over 200 sermons, books and religious resources, essentially starting the Church of the Larger Fellowship.  Today is also the first day your child will be able to earn a principle bead for their name badge.  Look below to see what additional activities your child participated in...

  • PreK - 1st Grade: Your child will get to know their classmates a bit better today by playing a game of "Would you Rather?"  They will be given two choices and will be asked to choose one - cake or cookies, roller coaster or merry go round, summer or winter?  You decide!
  • 2nd - 3rd Grade: Your child will kick off their social justice project for the semester by creating advertisements for a book drive.  They'll be collecting books next week to send to South Avondale Elementary.  Be sure to bring a book to donate!
  • 4th - 5th Grade: Your child get to know their classmates a bit better today, and in doing so, will live our 3rd principle - we're free to learn together - with a 'Knowledge Showcase.'  Basically, they will be asked to teach the class one skill or piece of knowledge they contain. 

Jr. and Sr. High Youth:  Both Jr. and Sr. High youth classes will plan for their year this Sunday.  The Sr. high should plan on meeting at 5:30 pm in the evening.




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