Soulful Branding

Check here for the latest on what is happening for children, youth, and families. For more general information about our programs click here.


Greetings All,

Don’t forget to fill out the online safety information form asap. If you do it at home you can save yourself 5-10 minutes this Sunday. This form is required of all of our parents. 


Sunday, September 11th, Beginnings

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Announcements for all this week: 
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Find your child’s section below!

Caterpillars (Nursery-Preschool)warden-clipart-Caterpillar-Clip-Art

(Warm and loving care for our very little ones and Celebrating Me and My World for our preschoolers. This curriculum teaches our children to celebrate their own personal gifts and talents. From a place of feeling special and worthy, the curriculum asks our children to expand their new sense of appreciation to people and things around them)

Volunteers this Sunday: Rebecca Guthrie (supervisor), Pam Green,  Henry Goss-Grubbs, & Sally Beaudette 

Last Sunday: We learned about the power of our body to move to take us where we need to go. We danced and enjoyed the movement of our feet and hands.
This Sunday: I Can Bend and Stretch, as our little bodies grow it is important that we know how to stretch our muscles. We will have some fun exploring stretching and bending on our path to embodiement.
Next Sunday: We will explore the power of our voices with the curriculum, I Can Talk.
Announcements for Caterpillars:
  • Nursery Parents, gather with us and meet the Nursery team on September 25 from 1145 to 1245. Please make sure to fill out your safety information for your child here.

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Spirit Jam/Kindergarten-5th Grade 

(In Spirit Jam! our youth will alternate Sundays between experiential and embodied learning based workshops and children’s worship services led by Rev. Jamil)

Leaders this Sunday: Rev. Jamil, Stephanie Priest, & DD Hilke

Last Sunday:  Beginnings and the Beauty of movement. Last Sunday was our Yoga and Game Jam Sunday. We got to know each other with some great games and did a few minutes of yoga together with Betsy MacWhinney.
This Sunday: Beginnings and Rosh Hashanah. This Sunday we learn about how the Jewish people celebrate the New Year with a Rosh Hashanah chapel. We will gather, worship, and have some fun activities. Shanah Tovah!
Next SundayNext Sunday will be our Justice Jam, we will do a project for our church and a project for the larger community. 
Announcements for Spirit Jam:tsacheckin1
  • We are starting a weekly children’s collection, please provide a coin or two for your child’s offering.
  • If your child would like to be a Jr. Worship associate, please sign up at the Soulful Information Table Sunday Morning. Jr. Worship associate training will be held October 9th, in Rev. Lois’ office before service at 9am.

Jr. Youth 

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(Building Bridges is a world religions program to deepen youth’s understanding of the dynamic, fascinating, and varied world in which they live. It seeks to broaden their knowledge of humanity and embolden their spiritual search.)


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Volunteers this Sunday: Erin Cohen, Alaine Davis, Lindsay Rogers (site visits), Michael Lawson, Danny Cohen

Last Sunday: Jr Youth Orientation. OMG that was so awesome, our parents and youth met each other, we learned out our program and folks got registered. If you missed it please provide your safety information with the link at the top of the form.
This Sunday: Our first meeting is next week during regular service. Whoop Whoop! It is all about making a good covenant and starting the year off right. We will also make some pretty cool “Wookies”.
Next Sunday: Middle School CON, No meeting
Announcements for Jr. Youth:
  • Come watch Jr. and Sr. Youth Kick-off Movie Night. Junior Youth: Saturday Sept. 17, 7-10 p.m. Offsite at Cora Goss-Grubb’s home. Please email information: cgoss-grubbs@wuuc.org. Address: 18420 E 179th St. Woodinville, WA 98072. 425-788-8994 if lost or need directions BRING: Warm clothes, Blankets & pillows, Lawn chairs, Anything else that will make you comfortable on grass, Snacks to share.
  • Parents please print and sign the communications form at your convenience.
  • SITE VISITS: 10/14 7:30pm Kol Ami and 11/19 3:30pm Islamic Center of Bothell

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(This year our youth will be focusing on project-based social justice learning. They will choose a project around either environmental justice, racial justice, lgbt equality, or some other topic. Together they will formulate a project and work together to learn about each issue while practically engaging the topic though project based learning.)

Happenings

Volunteers this Sunday: Ashley Lacy (Lead), Jack Brand, Morgan Mason, Michael Cruz

Last Sunday: Orientation. Yep, that happened, and it was good. Our parents and youth met each other, we learned out our program and folks got registered. If you missed it please provide your safety information with the link at the top of the form.
This Sunday: Our First Gathering, 6PM in the new youth room! It is all about covenant and starting off the year right.
Next Sunday: Youth Ministry Revival & for those who stuck around town there will be a gathering to get to know each other and share summer tales.
Announcements for YRUU:
  • We send best wishes to our High School youth who are attending the Youth Revival in Portland, OR Sept. 23-25
  • Hey everyone! Here’s a note from Morgan: I am so excited to see everyone who can attend the movie night this coming Friday! We are going to be watching Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Goss-Grubbs household. David and Cora have graciously extended the invitation for us to come out and watch the movie on their outdoor big screen. Please note that the movie is R rated and let us know if you have any objections or concerns about watching it. Here are the details: Offsite at Cora Goss-Grubb’s home. Please email information: cgoss-grubbs@wuuc.org. Address: 18420 E 179th St. Woodinville, WA 98072. 425-788-8994 if lost or need directions BRING: Warm clothes, Blankets & pillows, Lawn chairs, Anything else that will make you comfortable on grass, Snacks to share.
  • PNWD FALL YOUTH CON – PaUUse, OCTOBER 21-23, 2016, CISPUS LEARNING CENTER, RANDLE, WA. Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 21, Final Registration Deadline: October 5. Go here for more information and to register! For information about the Youth Program Scholarship Fund, go here. PaUUse: Finding Sanctuary in Our Busy Lives: Modern day life can be filled with constant activity, creating a stressful environment. Do you have a time and place for introspection, where you pause and reconnect with what matters most to you? Join UU youth and sponsors from all over the Pacific Northwest in finding a place of sanctuary–at Con, in your congregations, and beyond.