Category Archives: Religious Education

Diverse Halloweenish Children’s Books

Since the theme of this year’s Children’s Religious Education is Diversity and Racism, I’ve spent a great amount of time searching for diversity in children’s literature. Since it’s October, I’ve compiled a list of Halloween picture books with diverse characters. … Continue reading

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Adult RE Schedule 2017-2018

October – June Spirituality and Thought Book Club: every other month on a Thursday October Tuesdays Religions of the Middle East: 7pm October 19, 2017 Diwali (Racine Hindu Temple): 4pm Ocboter 28, 2017 Bahai Temple Visit: 9am-3:30pm November Tuesdays Religions … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Religious Education Year!

For the majority of my life I’ve lived on a school year schedule, so it’s no surprise that this time of year, when the evenings get dark earlier and the cicada chirp begins to wane, it feels more like the … Continue reading

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Candle Holder Painting and Potluck November 22, 2015 (12:30-2:30)

Join us for a potluck and then paint/decorate a 4×4 inch candle holder to use in your home. Makes a great holiday gift! Bring a dish to pass, the cost for each candle holder is $5 (George Bray Hall)   … Continue reading

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Children Are A Gift

I hear the grumbling, it has been going on for years. Grumbling from those few that don’t like their Sunday morning disrupted by children in the service, grumbling from those that want to do things like it used to be … Continue reading

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Another year of UUA General Assembly, Why I Attend…

In a few weeks, I’ll make my fourth trip to the UUA General Assembly, this year it’s in Portland, Oregon. In 2012, Laura Duker and I took two high school teens to Phoenix Arizona; in 2013, I took two teens … Continue reading

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A Children’s Easter Story

Easter can be an unusual time if you’re not Christian, fond of eating animals, or want children to spend another month filled with candy. I loved Easter as a child, I grew up in a Lutheran church where Easter meant … Continue reading

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We Value Our Earth…

If we think of this apple as representing the earth, and cut the apple into quarters, 3 of the quarters represents the oceans of our world. If we slice the 1/4 piece that is left in half, 1/2 of that … Continue reading

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Art and Play in the RE Classroom…

Children of all ages have the same existential questions that adults do. They wonder about everything from how their baby sister got there to that feeling they get when they watch a sunset or when a pet dies. They want … Continue reading

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Buy an OBUUC T-shirt or Sweatshirt!

RE Fundraiser – Buy an OBUUC T-shirt or Sweatshirt! Support OBUUC Religious Education by purchasing a t-shirt or sweatshirt. They are 100% cotton. T-shirts are sapphire blue, sweatshirts are royal blue, both have the OBUUC logo screen printed on the … Continue reading

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