2017-18 Religious Education calendar
Sept 10, 2017 – May 20, 2018: Religious Education classes for Preschool, Kindergarten & 1st Grade, 2nd & 3rd Grades, 4th & 5th Grades, Middle School, and High School
Age-appropriate classes will not be held on the following dates, nursery is open every Sunday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm:
- September 3: All age Water Fun Day, nursery open, children start in education complex, skip the sanctuary
- October 22: HOMECOMING: Multi-generational worship service, no RE classes, nursery open
- December 3, 10, 17: Pageant rehearsal
- December 24: Pageant Worship Service – Multi-generational, no RE classes, nursery open
- December 25: Merry Christmas – campus closed
- December 31: All Age Game Day, rooms 1 & 2, nursery open
- January 1: Happy New Year – campus closed
- March 25: Palm Sunday – Multi-generational worship service, no RE classes, nursery open
- April 1: Easter Party in RE complex. Children start in classes, skip the sanctuary, then proceed to egg hunt and party in courtyard
- May 13: Youth service – Graduating high school seniors will bridge to young adults
- May 27: All Age Game Day, rooms 1 & 2
Register for 2017-2018 Sunday morning Religious Education classes, use this link https://www.cognitoforms.com/ValleyUnitarianUniversalistCongregation1/_201718SundayMorningReligiousEducationClassesRegistration
The Preschool class is for 3, 4 and 5 year olds who are toilet comfortable – they can be escorted to the bathroom. and will take care of their needs on their own.
This class will use the Unitarian Universalist curriculum The Rainbow Connection.
Kindergarten & 1st Grade
We will be using lessons from the Unitarian Universalist curriculum Treasure Hunting Take Two
2nd & 3rd Grade
4th & 5th Grades
Middle School class
Social Group – Middle school Unitarian Universalist Group – MUUGs, a social group for 6th-8th graders, plan monthly family oriented events. Past activities include picnics, camping, horseback riding, ice skating, a day at a water park, snow tubing/skiing, and white water rafting.
High School Class
For Youth in 9th – 12th grades – 1st Sunday of each month – YRUU coffee House, Youth spend time planning YRUU activities while having time to socialize, and build community.
On the remaining Sundays,
Social group – Young Religious Unitarian Universalists – YRUU is a social group for 9th-12th graders, they are a part of a continental organization of Unitarian Universalist teens, enabling youth to make connections with other UU teens within our church community and at regional and national gatherings. YRUU focuses on youth empowerment and community strength through learning, social action, worship, and trusting relationships with adult members of the church community. YRUU outings are planned during the YRUU coffee house meetings mentioned under High School above.
1st Sunday of each month – mUUvie nite – All High school aged youth invited to join us. We watch a movie, drink soda, eat popcorn & pizza, then discuss the movie – we break down our thoughts on: plot, casting, score etc. 5 pm – 9 pm Permission slip required to view “R” rated films. Youth are expected to make a donation to help cover the cost of food, DVD rental and video licensing fees.