Toolbox for Difficult Conversations

As caregivers, it can be hard to know how to navigate difficult conversations about tragic events in the news with the children in our lives– especially as we struggle to make sense of things ourselves. Here are a variety of resources to help guide tough conversations at home. Talking about the Coronavirus Talking To YourContinue reading “Toolbox for Difficult Conversations”

Growing and Serving

At WBUUC, we say we “Grow our souls and serve the world.” This means that we are intentional about seeking out and learning from stories, people, and experiences– and that we then do our best to live these learnings each and every day. Praying With Our Feet by Lisa D. Weaver, Illustrated by Ingrid Hess; MarchContinue reading “Growing and Serving”

From You I Receive, To You I Give

This week, we began exploring our new theme, Communion: The Practice of Offering with Chapel services for Children and youth. After hearing a story in the sanctuary, children and youth talked about how we give and receive when we are together in community. Together, we pondered the questions: What do I offer when I amContinue reading “From You I Receive, To You I Give”

Creating Altars, Talking About Death and other Big Questions

Prek-5th Today we talked about remembering loved ones who have died. Each class created a dedicated altar space to hold pictures, flowers, LED candles and other items. Though your child may have never experienced the loss of a loved one, they still may have lots of questions about death and dying (what happens when weContinue reading “Creating Altars, Talking About Death and other Big Questions”

Youth Choir Begins!

The Children’s Choir is back and welcoming new and returning members. We will meet this Sunday October 6, and throughout the school year from 10:10 – 10:55 in the RE wing. The Children’s Choir’s primary purpose is to empower youth with skills of expression and to support UU value instruction. By singing and drumming together,Continue reading “Youth Choir Begins!”

Worshiping With Children

For parents of small children, worshiping with small children can feel daunting; what happens if they are too squirrely? too uninterested? too noisy? The truth is, making space for children in worship is just as important to the faith development of our children as their time in Religious Education classes. Worship is the primary wayContinue reading “Worshiping With Children”

Youth Service Planning Update

Dear WBUUC High School Youth Families, A few important updates for you; there is a lot here, so please read carefully! This Sunday, March 10: With so many of our families driving in from all over metro area, we are once again encouraging everyone to check the road conditions before making a decision about whether or not toContinue reading “Youth Service Planning Update”

Host a Guest at Your Table

Guest at Your Table A Unitarian Universalist Holiday Tradition Welcome a Guest at Your Table this holiday season by collecting for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, a humanitarian organization that has been working for human rights and equality for over 75 years. Simply place the box on your table, counter, or other central location duringContinue reading “Host a Guest at Your Table”