Category: Religious Explorations
Dear TUUC Community,
It is with very mixed emotions that I announce my retirement from my position as your Director of Religious Exploration for Children and Youth effective the end of this month. There is so much about this job that I love! Being part of … read more.
Announcing the PNW Religious Education Online Collaborative for Children and Youth
Religious Educators from around the Pacific Northwest have formed a collaborative to provide online Religious Education/Exploration for school-aged children and youth weekly through this next year. While this won’t replace the programs we will have … read more.
This fall, voters in the State of Washington are being asked to vote on Referendum Measure 90. This Referendum was created in response to Senate Bill 5395 which was recently passed by our Legislature that changes the law about sexual health education. It requires … read more.
One of my very favorite activities is paddling a kayak. When I was growing up, my family had a cottage on a lake in Vermont. We had a clunky rowboat and a fluorescent green canoe and I spent a lot of time out on … read more.
Several years ago, I participated in a “Diversity Event” at work. It was a celebration of the many different cultures represented by the staff in our agency. Many of my co-workers were immigrants or first-generation Americans, hired, in part, because they were bilingual and could … read more.
We are about to begin our new year in the Children’s Religious Exploration (RE) Program and this year we are trying something new. Our RE program will be using curriculum built around the Soul Matters themes used by the entire congregation.
The decision to use … read more.
I want to let you know that I have made the decision to welcome the unexpected guest of change into my life by accepting a full-time position as the Director of Lifespan Religious Education at the Mount Diablo UU Congregation in Walnut Creek, CA, … read more.
How many goodly creatures are there here!
How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world
That has such people in’t!
The Tempest, Act 5, Scene 1, Lines 181-184
There is a cultural push and pull over these famous lines. Written from the perspective of the naive … read more.
“Our times ask us to exercise our capacity for prophetic witness, by Prophetic witness I mean our capacity to see what is happening, to say what is happening and to act in accordance with what we know….Prophetic witness …is the ability … read more.