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 1st grade) w/Marie: Continuing our quarantine pace and structure, sharing joys and concerns (“rose and thorn”) has become the real centerpiece in our time together. Birthday joy, video game victories, worries about school- all big important...read more
Roots Class (pre-k to first grade) w/Marie: We're continuing our class "new normal" routine, which looks like this: We light the chalice We are Unitarian Universalists with minds that think, hearts that love, and hands that are ready to serve, and welcome and...read more
Roots Class (pre-k to first grade) w/Marie: We spent this rainy morning meeting each other’s cats, talking about signs of spring, and getting some more singing and dancing in for spring. I shared a story about the baby bird my friend found, and kept watch over until...read more
This week we gathered on Zoom for our C/YRE classes. Roots class (pre-k to first grade) w/Marie: Happy Easter, and thank you to the children who gathered with me this morning. I so wanted to share a nice springtime, Easter-y book this morning. Sharing stories seems...read more
Roots Class (pre-k to first grade) w/Marie: This week we talked about the corona virus, did a lesson together about hand washing, and each child took home a small book about the virus. We’ll be making a stop at the bathroom sink to wash our hands T the start of each...read more
Roots (pre-k to first grade) w/Marie:We’re looking at the way some homes are based on friendship- next class the children will hear about Ruth and Naomi from the book of Ruth, and this week we read the true story of a very special and surprising friendship between a...read more
Roots Class (pre-k to 1st grade) w/Marie: Continuing our thinking together about homes, we are talking about places that people gather together. The children came up with living rooms, kitchen, and the dining room as places people gather in their homes to be together...read more
Roots (pre-k to 1st grade) & Seedlings (2nd to 4th grade): The Roots and Seedlings were combined this week for our special project of creating decorations for the amazing Valentine's Day dance party that Wildflower is hosting to raise money for a new UU retreat...read more
Roots Class w/Marie (pre-k to 1st grade): This week the kids began with a circle for singing and checking in about their week. Then, they listened to a Native American folktale about coyote and friends risking their own safety to bring fire to the humans suffering in...read more
Roots class w/Marie (pre-k to first grade): Welcome to a new year! It was wonderful to gather the children back after our holidays. We played Circle Round the Chalice, read The Mitten (thinking about Reverend Brian’s words a few Sundays ago during the gifts service,...read more