This Week in Religious Education | October 21, 2018
October’s Theme | FAITH: The Practice of Living the Questions
Nursery Care | for babies and toddlers 6mos-3yrs |9am & 11am
Nursery care is available beginning at 8:45am.
Prek-5th grades | Circle Sunday | 9am & 11am | Sanctuary & Wheatley Room
Children start in the sanctuary and will leave during the opening hymn. They will be greeted by their teachers in the Atrium and guided to classrooms. Classes end at 10 after the hour. This week’s lessons focus on building covenants. Led by Assistant DRE Nico VanOstrand
6th-8th Grades | Crossing Paths: Unitarian Universalism | 9am & 11am | Jones Room
Begins on the hour. Youth explore a different faith tradition each month, with an opportunity to visit another faith community each month. This week, we further our exploration Christianity the lens of this month’s theme. Youth are released from class at 10 after the hour.
9th Grade | Coming of Age | 9am – 10:10am| Iowa Sisterhood Room
Begins on the hour. Pre-registration is required. Rite of passage program where 9th-grade youth are paired with adult mentors as they explore questions around faith, spirituality, ethics and more.
9th-12th Grades | 11am -12:10pm | Iowa Sisterhood Room
Begins on the hour. Youth explore the monthly themes and current events through discussions and games. Connect with your peers!
Youth Choir | 10:10am -11:55am | Foote Room
Children grades K-5 learn about our faith through drumming and song. Children and welcome to visit before registering. The choir will perform three times this year.
Registration is required for all classes, though first-time visitors are welcome to visit these classes before registering; please see an RE staff member for more information.
We are a multigenerational community growing and serving together– some of our children choose to learn about growing and serving in a classroom setting, while others choose to learn through worship; however you and your child choose to grow and serve with this community, we hope that you will take a moment to get connected by filling out a yellow guest card.
Amy Peterson Derrick, Director of Religious Education
Nico VanOstrand, Assistant Director of Religious Education
Nikki Vang, Classroom Assistant
Kate Delessio, Nursery Coordinator
Leah Stein, Nursery Assistant
Britney Goetz-Smith, Nursery Assistant
Russell Packard, Youth Choir Director