2019-20 Program Overview


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Welcome to the 2019/2020 Church Year!

September 2019 – June 2020: 

Preschool Children

  • Nurturing Team 
    For parents who would like to participate in the service without their little ones our screened Nurturing Team volunteers will take care of babies and toddlers.

  • STARS (age 2-5 Years)
    Age-appropriate songs, stories and other activities that relate to our monthly theme. We welcome parents and caregivers

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  • Lion Lounge
    The Lion’s Lounge is space particularly welcoming to families with young children. There is a play quilt, toys and activities that the children can play with while their parents can chat and watch the service on the TV in an informal atmosphere.

Elementary Aged Children

  • SPACE Program (drop-in) – Kindergarten-Grade 5
    This Spring our children will be working together to explore the same monthly themes the adults are examining in the sanctuary. In our SPACE Program children from Kindergarten – Grade 5 will meet together. Some weeks the group will split according to age, other weeks we will split according to activities and some weeks we will stay together in one big group. Follow the link to find out what is coming up:

  • World Religion Program (registration required) – Grade 2-5
    Our world religion program will be split into three modules – Fall, Spring and Summer. The Fall program will study Unitarian Universalism, Judaism and Christianity and will run from September through December and will include monthly trips to services of the religions understudy.

    • Find out more

Youth Activities

We will have a number of activities for youth including:

  • Crossing Paths-World Religions Program – Grade 6-12
    Most Sundays with monthly visits to different worship services, 10.30 am  *** Pre-registration required ***
    Crossing Paths is not a dry comparative religions class; it offers an exploration of ourselves and other faiths through games, skits, crafts, meditation and use of the senses.
  • Leadership program (grade 9-12)
    In September we will begin a Youth Leadership Program for youth grades 9-12. The program will develop a personal plan for youth to explore a number of leadership roles within the church according to their interests and will include attendance at a UU youth conference.

  • Youth Conferences (grade 9-12)
    There are a number of UU youth conferences coming up in the next few months in the Pacific West region.

  • Trans youth group (Grade 6 – 12) Next date to be confirmed – Email Arran to get a notice when the date is set
    All gender-fluid, non-binary and trans-identified youth are welcome to join our monthly group. The group will be led by trans-identified people and topics will include:

    • Exploring what is unique about trans-spirituality
    • Images of trans folk in various religions
    • Rituals for trans experiences

OWL Programs

This year we will offer OWL for those in Kindergarten – Grade 1 and Grade 4-6. Find out more about OWL  Programs

 

Please check the Children and Youth calendar for specific dates.

Click here for our online Registration Form