Religious Education Notes

Making Meaningful Connections The opportunities we have available for children, youth, families and adults of all ages to connect with one another are abundant at this time. As the weather warms, there will be more chances for connecting with one another outside on our beautiful church grounds in various ways. Seven high school youth and […]

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Peace and Nature Camp June 20-24 2022!

 Announcing Peace and Nature Camp – June 20-24 2022! Our Camp Mission is to inspire and practice peaceful interactions with ourselves, each other, and nature. Camp Goals: Recognize our role in the interdependent web of life Build the Beloved Community Foster respect for nature Practice our UU values of peace, justice, equity, and right relations […]

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Religious Education Notes

Scary and Difficult Times As I read about the new Omicron Corona virus BA.2 variant rising and being tracked across the country,I noticed the fear arise in my body. As I considered the effects it could have on our in-person OWL and REclasses for children and youth, I felt a knot tighten in my stomach. […]

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Peace and Nature Camp, June 20-24, 2022

Our popular one-week day-camp at People’s Church for elementary-aged kids will return in a new manifestation. Would you like to be a part of a team to help create the vision and plans for this summers camp? If so, contact Diane Melvin at re@peopleschurch.net.

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Religious Education Notes

Pandemic: Year Three “We’ll shut everything down for two weeks and then everything will go back to normal.” I was laughing out loud with folks the other day remembering that popular idea from two years ago. In hindsight, it seems surreal. In a recent UU training course, the facilitator emphasized the importance of having spaces […]

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Religious Education Notes

Changes in the New Year As we move into 2022, we are making a few changes to our RE offerings. Now that elementary aged kids are able to get vaccinated, we will be allowing them inside masked for the beginning of their class time together in room 9 just inside the back door. In January, […]

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Religious Education Notes

The Times They Are A-Changing The availability of vaccines for kids over five years old is an exciting development. Recognizing that it will take time for the elementary-aged kids to become fully vaccinated with both doses, we hope to begin 2022 by offering some activity options inside the church. We’ll finish out 2021 with those […]

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Religious Education Notes

We are All Connected Each Sunday morning when the elementary aged children gather together outside the church for their religious education class, opportunities abound for deeper connections between one another and with the earth. Our kids are hearing an engaging story each week containing  messages about values such as persistence, courage, humility and kindness. Discussions […]

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Religious Education Notes

RE Is Starting! With the cool breeze through my window this morning, I am reminded that it is indeed fall and that means it’s time to start RE! I have so enjoyed seeing children and youth come back to church over the past few weeks.  Watching the children taking full advantage of the new outdoor […]

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Religious Education Notes

Kindness and Grace We are living in the midst of such uncertain times. Uncertainty tends to stir up anxiety and fear in many people. It makes it harder to navigate the difficult decisions we face with skillfulness and compassion. Do we go out or stay home? In what situations should we mask or not? Do […]

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