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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, October 2nd
Announcements for all this week:
Find your child’s section below!
(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: Jennifer Ikeda (supervisor), Kambria Chott
Youth: Sally & Teddy
Last Sunday: I Can Talk, this Sunday we will learn about our voices and its power to speak our truths, feelings, & needs.
This Sunday: We will explore the power of our eyes to expand our awareness of the world around us with the curriculum, I Can See.
Next Sunday: I Can Taste, explore the wonderful world of our taste buds with healthy treats and a great story!
Announcements for Caterpillars: Parents please make sure you register all children, including babies.
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: Stephanie Priest, David Goss-Grubbs, Cora Goss-Grubbs (floater).
Last Sunday: Justice Jam, we explored privilege through the eyes of Dr. Seuss’ Sneetches and made greeting cards for the Cares and Concerns committee.
This Sunday: This month we begin our theme healing with Spirit Jam rotations.
a. TinkerJam: We will make worry stones and find ways that creativity can help us heal.
b. NatureJam: How can we heal the Earth and how does the earth heal us? We will have a brief discussion and offer bulbs to mother earth.
Next Sunday: Next Sunday will be our full community worship, Blessing of the Animals, please bring photos of your beloved animals who are with us or have left us.
Announcements for Spirit Jam:
- 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.
(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.)
Volunteers: Danny Cohen and Alaine Davis
Last Sunday: Middle School CON.
This Sunday: Introduction to Judaism!
Next Sunday: Full Community Worship, Blessing of the Animals. Please bring photos of your beloved pets, those whom are here and beyond.
Announcements for Jr. Youth:
(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.)
Facilitators: Morgan Mason, Michael Cruz
Last Sunday: Project discussion and processing revival!
This Sunday: Further discussion of our project and maybe, just maybe, a decision?
Next Sunday: YRUU Fall CON.
Announcements for YRUU:
- We will be preparing food for Camp Unity at WUUC. All youth please arrive at 4 pm on October 16th to help. There will be YRUU afterwards.
- Parents, all parents and youth attending Fall Con should be at our Fall CON Parent/Youth Orientation, October 16 from 5-6pm. This is the last orientation you’ll have to do this year…promise!