Children’s and Youth Religious Education
Wildflower strives to support parents in that role by providing a meaningful religious education program that makes a positive difference in children’s and youth’s lives.
Ages of Children We Serve
What Happens on Sunday?
The Unitarian Universalist faith doesn’t pretend to give children all the answers to the big questions. Unitarian Universalism puts its faith in people’s ability to explore the unknown together.
-Terry Stafford (UU Religous Educator)
Getting Started in Religious Education
Religious Education News/Blog
Roots class (pre-k to first grade) with Marie: It was a beautiful day to be animals building homes. What wonderful beehives, dens, burrows, and webs were made with blankets, leaves and collected branches. The children heard the Native American story Lizard’s...read more
Roots Class (pre-K to 1st) with Marie: Returning to our discussion about our flaming chalice symbol, and a broader discussion about the concept of that symbols represent a bigger something you often can’t really see, like an idea, today we talked about the word...read more
This Sunday we held an all-ages class where we discussed various fall traditions from around the world. We discussed some of the ways these celebrations are similar and different from the Halloween plans that many of our Wildflower kids have. Kids noticed that in many...read more
Roots Class (pre-K to 1st grade) with Marie: Continuing our thinking together about symbols, today we heard the story of the Unitarians and the Universalists coming together and adding to the chalice symbol the Unitarian service committee began using during World War...read more
Roots Class (pre-k to 1st grade) with Marie: This week the Roots class began learning Spirit of Life by singing and then dancing with scarves to this special song. Did you know our class name is part of the lyrics? Listen very closely https://youtu.be/EcFZ32EHexY,...read more
Root Class (pre-k to 1st grade) with Marie: We were so sorry to hear of the passing of a Wildflower member. Many grownups are grieving and we talked about that during joys and concerns today. The children had other losses to share about beloved pets and grandparents....read more
This week was our fall semester kick-off and the first day of our newly reorganized Religious Education classes. Marie Catrett leads the Roots class (pre-k to 1st grade), Piaf Azul leads the Seedlings class (2nd to 4th grade) and Solveij Praxis leads our Wildflower...read more
This Sunday we had a lively group, including many new friends! We began by lighting our chalice and sharing our joys & sorrows (dubbed rose & thorn). We also discussed the kick-off for our fall Religious Education classes on September 8 and the ice cream...read more
This week during the Time for All Ages portion of the service, kids brainstormed all the things that trees give us and what we give trees. Other than the crucial interchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, the children came up with many other important gifts we give and...read more
This week, the kids recapped the butterfly story from last week and talked about how Wildflower can support people with many different identities in our communities. In the brainstorm, the kids came up with the following:-having ASL interpretation (and other languages...read more