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Are Our Children Learning  to Handle Conflict?

Are Our Children Learning to Handle Conflict?

Hello Friends!  As I thought about the January and February Soul Matters themes of Integrity and Resilience and how these concepts relate to our Religious Education program, I began to think about the challenges and successes that our RE program has faced this...

Happy Holidays, WUUC!

Happy Holidays, WUUC!

(Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary) This time of year always gets me thinking about family.  And like many people, my extended family lives far away from me.  My parents and siblings all live halfway across the country, and I find myself getting...

Are Our Children Valued?

Are Our Children Valued?

“It’s a blessing you were born.And it matters what you do.What you know about GodIs a piece of the truth.May the beauty you love,Be what you do.And you don’t have to do it alone.”-- Laila Ibrahim This poem has been a cornerstone of my faith journey in Unitarian...

UU Youth Model Radical Hospitality Done Well

UU Youth Model Radical Hospitality Done Well

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...

The Expectation of Belonging

The Expectation of Belonging

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...

Family Faith Development

Family Faith Development

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...