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Religious Education: Looking Forward – December 2013

Our teachers and advisors have been providing a rich and robust Religious Education program this year. There are creative projects from every class. Kindergarten/1st graders recognized the worth and dignity of each of us by creating talking/listening sticks. We had anti-bullying discussions in the 4th/5th grade room and explored the inspirational thinking of UU Astronomers...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – November 2013

October was really very full of delightful activity at UUCM and specifically in Religious Education. Our Pre-K class had visits from some of our senior members early in the month and talked about monsters towards the end. There was the fire drill where our teachers prepared the children and all responded with calm and clarity....

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Religious Education Looking Forward – October 2013

It is a wonderful feeling to have RE programming underway with engaged lessons and good works abounding.   For instance, our Pre-K class has been busy creating gift bags with kind messages to share with those served by the Caring & Sharing Committee. Our Neighboring Faiths Group (6th and 7th grade) has started their trips to...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – September 2013

September ushers in the most exciting and satisfying time of year for me. The sunshine is rich, the farmer’s markets are bursting with delicious produce, and in this part of the country, the temperature is just perfect. Here at 67 Church Street the energy of the UU Congregation reverberates all around. I just came back...

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Religious Education: Looking Forward – Summer 2013

Who is this new Person in RE? Looking through the UUCM directory I could see why it was suggested (in jest?) I might consider changing my name.  I found not just one or two, as I usually might, but seven Judys and Judiths counted among the members, visitors and staff of our congregation. I used...

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Religious Education Looking Forward – June 2013

Our RE year is winding down and our classes are busy planning their presentations for RE Sunday on June 2nd. Each class will be sharing stories, songs and/or artwork from their RE year. Please make it a point to be here for this very special service, as it is the culmination of all the hard...