Our Religious Education page
Imagination is the January theme. DRE, Joan McDonald shares some music and conversation about imagination and a meditation about imagining give a hug to those we are missing as well as giving ourselves a hug when we need one because we need one when the world is feeling unsafe.
Director of Religious Education, Joan McDonald, talks about wringing out the old year and ringing in the new.
Stillness is the theme this December-Director of Religious Education, Joan McDonald shares the story Quiet and the music from Lea Morris titled, I am still.
Director of Religious Education, Joan McDonald, talks about gratitude. She shares a gratitude meditation. Make sure you have an orange, raisins, a carrot, or other fruit or vegetable to actively participate in meditation.
This week DRE Joan share a story about peace and we hear the song by singer songwriter Lea Morris, "I Can Heal." Joan also talks about donating food to the local food pantry--a UFPC tradition at Thanksgiving.
Our theme for children's chapel is Healing. DRE, Joan McDonald shares the story The Rabbit Listened and the song, I Can Heal by singer songwriter Lea Morris.
This week the Terrell-Ouazzani family shares their family chalice. We continue exploring listening. DRE Joan leads a movement meditation.
We continue exploring listening. DRE Joan leads a body scan meditation
This week Julia shares her chalice. We continue exploring listening. We share a story about a listening walk and DRE Joan shares the sounds from her walk near her apartment.
Director of Religious Education, Joan McDonald talks about our second principle: Be kind in all you do and shares a mindfulness song, Listening, by singer, songwriter Lea Morris.
Director of Religious Education, Joan McDonald talks about our first principle: Everyone is Important
Director of Religious Education leads a children's chapel for our preschool to early elementary age children.
We open the church year sharing about our UU chalice, a meditation about water and talks about what is new in your world.
Each week a new coloring page will be uploaded for our weekly children's chapel.
Mariam Gates author of Breathe with Me guides young ones ages 4–8 through six guided breathing meditation exercises to promote body awareness, calm anger, feel stronger in new situations, energize in the morning, and relax at bedtime.
Listen to actors read picture books for children and families. This partnership helps raise funds to feed children who are missing school food programs during the pandemic.
Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home offers 15 episodes to spur creativity while staying at home.
I’m a parent of a 21-year-old living with autism. We are getting along OK in this pandemic ......
A collection of Resources posted on the UUA website.
Daniel Tiger episode "Daniel Gets a Cold/"Mom Tiger is Sick"
A short video from Katie Resendiz Director of Children's Ministries at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Phoenix
All in person religious education programming is cancelled. Over the week of March 16-22 we will be developing online programming to keep our UFPC families connected.
ZOOM will be one of these methods for virtual interaction. Go to https://zoom.us/ to upload the application and view tutorials. You will not need a paid account to use zoom.
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