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.
This Sunday, April 26, 2015
PreK - 1st Grade: Art - Today, your child will learn about Buddhism and the Buddhist spiritual practice of creating art. They'll learn about Buddhist Sand Mandalas, and join the 4th - 5th graders to co-create a large mandala of their own.
2nd - 3rd Grade: Art - Today, your child will travel to Thailand, where they'll learn about Buddhism, and the Buddhist spiritual practice of creating art. They'll learn a little about Buddhist about Sand Mandalas, and create beautiful works of art for people in our congregation.
4th - 5th Grade: Art - Today, your child will learn about Buddhism and the Buddhist spiritual practice of creating art. They'll learn about Buddhist Sand Mandalas, and join the PreK - 1st graders to co-create a large mandala of their own.
Jr. High: World Religions- Today, your youth will explore the world's religions with 'Building Bridges.'
Sr. High: Youth Choice- Today, your youth will choose their own adventure.
DRE - Out and About Office Hours: Out and About Office Hours is a new initiative I am trialing. Once a month, you will find me at a different coffee shop / Panera / local hang out around the city. I invite all who would like to sit and talk about children, faith development, or life to join me. I will be at Sidewinder Coffee House in Northside April 27 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Youth Group Updates: Some important dates loom on the horizon for our youth group. Please see below for more info: