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Religious Education Looking Forward – November 2015

Our 4th UU Principle, A free and responsible search for truth and meaning, is at the heart of Religious Education in our UUCM program. In that search our kids are exploring the other principles as well.  This month is full of opportunity. Our Pre-K through 5th grades will start off the holiday season with our...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – October 2015

With apologies to Paul Simon: There’s always something happening at the U I do believe it, I do believe it’s true… There are opportunities at and around our UUCM Religious Education program for ALL ages and stages. Children and Youth classes are in full swing. Come and take part!  Classes are at 9:00 and 11:00...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – September 2015

Do you sense it?  There is a rustle of anticipation for new adventures ahead in both our homes and our UUCM community. The new program year is upon us and there are opportunities for all to engage and grow with our community. Our programming this year is packed with rich and exciting events and classes. ...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – Summer 2015

Writing specifically about religious language and in the quote below about what we offer our children, Jeanne Nieuwejaar wrote a column in the spring 2013 UU World (https://www.uuworld.org/articles/becoming-fluent-in-faith) echoing my thoughts: “We do not tell our children what they should believe, but we do them a disservice when we neglect to express to them the...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – June 2015

It is time to rev up for the year ahead in RE. We ask you to register your children and youth now. The preferred method is to fill out the online registration form from the website at www.uumontclair.org/re/register/.  However, if you received a prefilled-in registration form, you can update that and return it to the...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – May 2015

The month of May is a particularly important one in Religious Education. This is the time of year when teachers, facilitators, parents and friends take part in rich and meaningful celebrations of growth and development at the “U.” May kicks off the month with the Coming of Age service.  Like many of our sister faiths,...