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
Happy snow day! Roots Class (kinder - 2nd grade) w/Marie: Today was both magical because of snow falling outside our windows, meeting a classmate's new puppy, thinking about sledding, and me holding space for the children to talk about the violence at the Capitol this...read more
Roots Class (K-2nd) w/Marie: After greeting each other in this new year, Rose and Thorn time became a time for us to talk about Reverend Sarah not being our minister anymore. The children remember making a sign for Rev Brian’s going away party. I explained that...read more
Roots Class (k - 2nd) w/Marie: In the spirit of bringing light to the darkness we celebrated with a virtual lantern parade. Everyone brought something that makes light, we made our spaces dark, and paraded along with last year’s solstice parade with the Minor Mishap...read more
Roots Class (K - 2nd) w/Marie: We are talking in the big group about the harm it has done to our understanding of our history when Thanksgiving has been presented as a story about a friendly encounter between cultures. This sounds like a kind story of helpful sharing...read more
Roots Class (k-2nd grade) w/Marie: Check-ins this morning included news of lost and growing teeth, a treasured in-person play date, upcoming birthdays. So much life! We read Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney, connecting our country to the bigger world we are a part of. So...read more
Roots Class (k-2nd) w/Marie: Hello all, it was so fun hearing about the creative and safe ways people have found to enjoy Halloween this year. I am so inspired by how our community thinks and cares for each other. We spoke more about traditions to remember loved ones...read more
Roots Class w/Marie: So nice visiting with everyone today. The children have exciting updates for each other about what Halloween looks like this year in a year of doing things differently. We heard joy about fall gardens and hopeful family gathering plans, sisters...read more
Roots Class (K-2nd grade) w/Marie: This week we continued thinking together about listening to nature as part of our UU identity. The Other Way to Listen by Byrd Baylor is such a very quiet, special book, one of my very favorites. I would recommend bringing it home...read more
Roots (K - 2nd grade) w/Marie: Today we thought together about the idea of listening to nature as a spiritual part of being Unitarian Universalists. We found an owl feather in the wonder box, and I shared how wonderous it feels to me hearing the sound of the Great...read more
Roots Class (K-2nd) w/Marie: We are continuing our learning together this week about racism and what we can do together to become antiracist. Today’s story is Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi. Many of us grownups are learning from his book for grownups, How to Be...read more