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The UUCUV offers a religious exploration program for children & youth to explore personal divinity, world religions, ritual, meditation, prayer, love, inclusivity, social justice, environmental stewardship, living in community and what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist.

Due to the pandemic, all our gatherings are currently virtual on Zoom, listed below.  Our offerings are continually expanding and evolving to meet the needs of the community, so stay tuned!

Sunday Religious Exploration for Children & Youth at 9 a.m.

The Zoom Room opens shortly before 9:00 for children and those who care about them to settle in. Religious Exploration with Teacher Jenny runs between 9:00 – 9:55.  Contact: DRE Laura at exploration@uucuv.org

Nov. 22:  This Sunday morning we will continue November's theme of Healing while exploring the role of Art as a Healing medium.  All young people, and the young at heart, are invited to join us at 9 AM as Mitch Beck shares her experiences and discusses ways that we may find comfort through art for ourselves and others.  Please share the love and healing with friends, family, and people who would enjoy the energy of our group and tap into Art in a way they may not have experienced before.  ~Jenny

Not meeting Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov 29

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In Normal times...

Religious Exploration (RE) classes take place during the 10 am Worship Services on Sundays. Before the service, your family will be greeted in the entryway by the Director of Religious Exploration, Laura Moberg, who will ask you to fill out an information sheet, and answer any questions you may have about the program.

The children start with their families in the Sanctuary, where they experience worship as part of the larger community. They participate in Chalice Lighting, singing with the congregation, storytelling, and then collect food and personal care items for our friends and neighbors using The Haven food shelf. At this time, the children go with their teachers to the RE classrooms and continue their spiritual exploration in a way that is developmentally appropriate to them. Parents and guardians can replenish their spirits in the service, and then enjoy social time at coffee hour, while the children continue their lessons until 11:30am.

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