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Religious Education Activities

Each week in Religious Education we learn about UU principles and other religious traditions to inform our own spiritual beliefs.

The Six UU Sources

On Sunday, January 9, 2022, we learned about the six Unitarian Universalist Sources and reviewed the eight UU Principles. We also learned about the chalice, a symbol of truth and love for UUs, and shared joys and concerns, represented by stones in water


Eight UU Principles in 2022

On Sunday, January 2, we learned about the eight Unitarian Universalist Principles. As a group, the children decided to focus on the seventh principle this year: Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

Jesus Birth Story

On Sunday, December 26, 2021, we learned about the story of the birth of Jesus and Christianity, a monotheistic, text-based religion. We compared modern celebrations of Christmas with this story and discussed why we celebrate it as UUs.


Create Your Holiday

On Sunday, December 12, 2021, we made our own holidays based on what is important to us. This is based on our knowledge of holidays we studied this year in RE such as Hannukah, Halloween, Samhain, Dia de los Muertos, and Diwali.

Hannukah and Flory Jagoda

On Sunday, December 5, 2021, we learned about Hannukah and Judaism, a monotheistic, text-based religion. We sang Flory Jagoda's Judeo-Espagnol song "Ocho Kandelikas" and learned about her life.



On Sunday, November 21, 2021, we learned about Epicurus and his philosphy. We then discussed one thing we do with friends that makes us happy, and one thing we do by ourselves that makes us calm, respectively.