This Sunday in RE: October 23, 2018

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 andContinue reading “This Sunday in RE: October 23, 2018”

Children’s Choir Begins

Dear WBUUC Parents and Youth, The Children’s Choir is back and welcoming new and returning members. We meet every Sunday between services, from 10:10 – 10:55. The Children’s Choir’s primary purpose is to empower youth with skills of expression through drum and song. By singing together and performing for the congregation, students develop the confidenceContinue reading “Children’s Choir Begins”

Now I Understand

Unitarian Universalism.  My whole life, that sentence included a question mark.  A question mark that has now turned into a semicolon; because I finally understand. A UU congregation held the first state-sanctioned gay marriage in the U.S. UUs gave their lives for the civil rights movement so kids like Yolanda Renee King might someday liveContinue reading “Now I Understand”

Youth Find UU Roots in Boston

“Stand by this faith. Work for it and sacrifice for it. There is nothing in all the world so important as to be loyal to this faith which has placed before us the loftiest ideals, which has comforted us in sorrow, strengthened us for noble duty and made the world beautiful.” – Olympia Brown, Universalist andContinue reading “Youth Find UU Roots in Boston”

Talking About Stewardship at Home

In March of each year, WBUUC members and friends are asked to help support the work of our congregation by making a financial pledge. Your contributions mean that we can continue the work of growing and serving within our walls and out in the world. This year, think about involving the children in your lifeContinue reading “Talking About Stewardship at Home”

2017 Holiday Programming

Wednesday, December 13 Parents’ Night Out: Finish holiday errands while children enjoy popcorn and a movie. Childcare provided by WBUUC teens and RE Staff. Community dinner will be served at 5:30pm. Check-in begins at 6:15 pm in the Wheately Room. Youth Volunteers should arrive by 6pm No Forum/ Parents’ Circle Meets from 6:30-8:30 Teen volunteersContinue reading “2017 Holiday Programming”

Heroes Needed

There were passionate calls to be peacemakers – from arctic explorer Ann Bancroft, astronaut Mark Kelly, Senator Amy Klobachar, Representative Keith Ellison, Canada’s prime minister Trudeau, 2015 Nobel Prize laureates the Tunisian Quartet, and others. Ten WBUUC youth attended the Nobel Peace Prize Youth Forum at Augsburg College. They studied ways to reduce conflict, climateContinue reading “Heroes Needed”

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

“This summer… we’ve been learning about how Harry Potter can be in our lives– not physically, but spiritually.” -Mara, WBUUC Youth Truth can be found in all sorts of unexpected places. Because our impulse is to form beliefs about what is true from our own experiences, it takes training and discipline to remember that thereContinue reading “Harry Potter and the Sacred Text”

Nothing Can Be Changed Until it Can Be Faced

NOTHING CAN BE CHANGED UNTIL IT CAN BE FACED: UU White Supremacy Teach-In The Unitarian Universalist Association is engaging urgent work this month, as more than 600 congregations nationwide grapple with white supremacy in our culture and our churches as a moral, political and spiritual issue. This Sunday, May 21, Rev. Ashley Horan will speak on this theme.Continue reading “Nothing Can Be Changed Until it Can Be Faced”