Due to guidance from the Unitarian Universalist Association as well as our local health department, we have suspended  Religious Education programs through April 30th. Stay tuned for online ways to connect and grow in spirit!

School-year (September 15 through May 17) Children and Youth Schedule

The 10:00 AM hour is our pre-service hour.Children swinging on our playground

Nursery care: Room 104
Playground time (Rainy days in Room 107)
8th Grade Coming of Age: Room 207

The 11:00 AM hour is the cornerstone of our program.

Each month we’ll have a common focus for all, shared in sermons, classes, and between Sundays.

Children join their families for the start of our Sunday worship service. We sing together and share a story, then children proceed to class with their teachers as guides.

Children releasing lady bugs in our pocket prairie
Ever released lady bugs in a garden?

Our program is a mix of:

Sunday School classes using Unitarian Universalist curriculum.
Sunday School classes, led by our wonderful volunteer teachers, are learning communities in which we light a chalice, share our stories, and take part in games, crafts, and experiments.

All-ages Worship – the second Sunday of each month is a fully multigenerational service, helping children learn the rhythms of worship and holding us all in community.

Special Events – Homecoming Sunday (September), Souper Bowl of Caring (February), Gardening Days, etc.

 

Curricula Offered 2019-2020:

Preschool/Kindergarten: Creating Home (Room 105)

We explore the homes and habits of animals as children develop a sense of home (both their physical homes and church home) as a place of belonging.

First to Fourth Grade: Faithful Journeys (Room 107)

A yearlong pilgrimage of story and personal development, helping children to recognize their agency to act faithfully as Unitarian Universalists

Fifth to Eighth Grade: Heeding the Call (Room 209)

How do we bring our UU values into our daily lives and use them to create a better world? Real-life strategies for change, and the opportunity for the group to choose a project in the second semester, plus a monthly session to go deeper in our theme

Eighth Grade: Coming of Age 10 AM (Room 207)

Over the course of a year, youth gather for dynamic workshops, retreats, and justice projects. With mentors and guides, participants explore what they find meaningful and how to build a spiritual “toolkit” to help them face the joys, sorrows, wonders, and challenges of being human. The program culminates with a Sunday service where each youth shares their credo, a statement of their beliefs and values.

High School (Room 208)

Popcorn Theology and Sharing – using movies and dialogue to investigate our monthly focus, as well as days for crafts or games. In the Spring we’ll plan a worship service together.

Each week we update our Between Sundays page with the latest news!

So we can best prepare for all families, please take a few minutes to register for our program!