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UU Youth Model Radical Hospitality Done Well

by Bridget Laflin

Hello WUUC! I just returned from being an adult sponsor at youth con. Seven of our high school youth attended this youth lead conference, and it was so inspiring to participate in worship, small groups, dancing, meals, and workshops with them and over a hundred other youth. The atmosphere was so welcoming, and it was […]

The Expectation of Belonging

by Bridget Laflin

As we move from the month of September to the month of October, and the Soul Matters theme shifts from Expectation to Belonging, I have been giving a lot of thought to what my expectations were for the RE program at the start of this year, and whether or not they were realistic. One of […]

Family Faith Development and Community Building

by Bridget Laflin

As we approach the start of the church and school year, I feel the excitement and anticipation of new beginnings. Autumn always feels fresh and new to me, with the expectation of new and wonderful adventures. This year, I am hoping you will all join me on an adventure of family faith development and community […]

Family Faith Development

by Bridget Laflin

The RE Committee and I have been busy planning for the upcoming church year, and I am incredibly excited about what we have in store for WUUC!  Our primary focus this year will be on family ministry.  Studies have shown that the most important factor in determining whether or not grown children remain in church […]

Getting to Know WUUC!

by Bridget Laflin

This summer’s RE Program for grades 1-8 is called “Getting to Know WUUC.”  Each Sunday, the children will meet with a leader from one of WUUC’s many teams, committees or groups and learn about how our church works and about the outreach we do in the community.  Our first class this summer focused on the […]

From DLL to DRE

by Bridget Laflin

As you may have heard, my job at WUUC is changing. There has been some confusion about what happened, and I wanted to take a moment to clarify what is changing and why. In January, I was hired as Director of Lifelong Learning, the person responsible for faith formation programs for children, youth and adults. […]