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 (K-2nd grade) w/Marie: Following the CYRE team meeting, the children were very (very, very) excited to hear that the grownups are thinking about a way for us to have an in person gathering that could be safe for everyone. I explained that this is still...read more
Roots Class (K - 2nd grade): Marie was out today so I filled in. It is always so fun to connect with our youngest group! We began with our check-ins and then talked about our 7 UU Principles. Could we think of times that our church family has followed these? We...read more
Roots Class (k - 2nd) w/Marie:Hello, I hope everyone is doing okay after the storm. Today we shared our experiences and heard about creative ways we stayed warm, got some snow play in, and heard about helping and being helped by others. Seeing a Roots student...read more
Roots Class (K - 2nd grade) w/Marie: Hello all, rose and thorn check-ins centered around where we’re all at with quarantine. So glad to hear about some of the people we love starting to get vaccines! I’ve been having some sad-about-things days and cheering myself up...read more
This week was our children and youth Listening Circles. I am so grateful to be part of a community that values our young people so much and includes them in important community matters in an age-appropriate way!Roots Class (k-2nd) w/Marie:Today we heard each other’s...read more
Roots Class (kinder - 2nd grade) w/Marie:Today we talked about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s role as a leader and activist in the ongoing civil rights movement in our country that continues today through the work of groups like Black Lives Matter. The day a black and a...read more
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