Dear Parents of K-2 Class! We are in the last week of our curriculum Free to Believe! We have been exploring UU principles and some of life’s biggest questions. On Sunday, April 8th, we’ll talk about ways we act on our UU principles and we’ll make a class banner. Please fill out this worksheet to … Continued
Mindfulness Based Kindness Curriculum for our 3 and 4 year olds! What if kindness and compassion were taught in schools just like math and reading? What if kids were taught how to pay attention not only to lessons, but also to their own emotions? What if we all took steps to improve well-being in our lives … Continued
Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education for Grades 10-12 helps high school youth gain the knowledge, life principles and skills they need to express their sexuality in life-enhancing ways. It puts sexuality into the context of values and personal responsibility, helping them manage social pressure and advocate for equality. It provides an opportunity to bring values … Continued
Honest, accurate information about sexuality changes lives. It dismantles stereotypes and assumptions, builds self-acceptance and self-esteem, fosters healthy relationships, improves decision making, and has the potential to save lives. For these reasons and more, we are proud to offer Our Whole Lives, a comprehensive sexuality education curriculum, in the winter/spring of 2017 at the Unitarian … Continued
Playroom Tender, loving, and interactive care for infants and children under age four is provided by trained, professional caregivers 15 minutes prior to the service, during worship, and during social hour from 9:45-11:45 in our Nursery from 9:45-11:15 and outdoor playground from 11:15-11:45.
Chalice Children – Classroom 1 2017-18 Curriculum: Free to Believe From Sheltering Spirit: The Shelter Rock Faith Curriculum This curriculum nurtures children’s spiritual, social, and ethical growth through the 7 principles. In its first two-thirds of the year, Free to Believe explores UU principles through hands-on activities, stories, games, songs, and discussions. Then for six weeks it uses a … Continued
2017-18 Curriculum: Harry and UU A social action curriculum based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books Although most parents believe social action is important for children, and most children have a natural desire to make the world better, it can be difficult to find meaningful and relevant social action experiences for tween-age children. Harry and UU is based on … Continued
Youth group – Garage aka Drumbeat Teens and youth meet in the garage after the bridge of love in the Sunday service. This group offers its members a safe place to share their lives and find support and friendship among open minded and loving peers. The group engages in discussions about issues relevant to youth’s lives and communities.
6th-9th Grades – Drumbeat Classroom aka Garage As youth prepare to leave childhood, they are maturing physically, cognitively, emotionally, and spiritually. This maturation opens the door for greater understanding of their faith, and Coming of Age program address changes in youth’s spiritual and faith development. The goal of Coming of Age is to help youth better appreciate Unitarian … Continued