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2018-06-08

RE News: Sun Jun 10

Lifespan Religious Education
This Sunday, it will be wonderful to reflect with you about the year in Religious Education and the past four years together. The RE Sunday Service is always fun for all ages and poignantly highlights the most meaningful aspects of what we do in RE. We gather as a community to celebrate the best of who we are across the lifespan. See you then!

Please see the following six (6) announcements:

1) This Sun - RE Sunday Service
A multigen worship celebration of the year in Religious Education that includes:
  • Banner parade for all classes to start the service
  • Participation by all ages
  • Special music from the children and youth
  • Reflection from Perry
  • Bridging ceremony for graduating seniors
  • Barbecue after the service

All children and youth please arrive at 9:15am for music, dance, Neighboring Faiths, and Bridging rehearsals.

To view the Religious Education Google calendar, CLICK HERE.
To view a spreadsheet version of the RE Calendar, CLICK HERE.

2) Barbecue After the Service This Sun
Stay for the celebration afterward with BBQ chicken, kicked-up vegan beans, hot dogs, burgers, corn on the cob, and more!

Suggested donation only $5 per person, kids under 12 and seniors $4, maximum $21 per family. Don't miss it!

3) Pet Rescue Collection
This Sun Jun 10 - Sun Jun 17
The Animal Advocacy team and the Grade 2-3 RE students invite you to donate items to their collection for the Harrison Pet Rescue 

You'll find a list of items HERE.

Look for their collection bin in the lobby. For questions, contact Norm Handelman at yakman42@gmail.com.

4) Photos and Videos Wanted
Please send any photos or videos you have from RE related events, classes, and other happenings to Perry at dlre@cucwp.org or perrydlre@gmail.com.

We would like to create a slide show for RE Sunday and have the pictures for the archives. Thank you.

5) All You Need to Bring Is Your Presence
Each CUUCer has an opportunity to connect with our children, youth, and adults in Religious Education.

There are many ways to be a part of it...
  • Teach once a month on a six-person team
  • Help in an interest area
    • Adult RE, welcoming newcomers, social events, social justice, spiritual practices, music, or your special interest.
Contact Perry at dlre@cucwp.org or 914-946-1660 x4 to find your place in RE.

6) UU Summer Camps & Retreat Centers for Children, Youth, and Families
Unitarian Universalist retreat centers offer the opportunity to connect with UUs from around the country in fun and fellowship. Whether you are looking for a place to go as a family or somewhere for your kids to experience a fun camp, there are many amazing Unitarian Universalist summer destinations:

Ferry Beach is oceanfront in ME.
ferrybeach.org
The Mountain is atop the Blue Ridge Mountains in NC.
mountaincenters.org
The Rowe Center is in the Berkshire Mountains in MA.
rowecenter.org
Sophia Fahs RE Camp is one week in August on Shelter Island.
www.liacuu.org/Fahs
Star Island is a 46-acre island off the NH coast.
starisland.org
Unirondack is in the NY Adirondacks.
unirondack.org
Murray Grove is a Universalist retreat center nearby in NJ.
http://www.murraygrove.org/#!camping-in-the-grove/c15no
UUMAC Retreat is one week in July at DeSales University in PA.
uumac.org
The Central East Region offers a Summer Institute focused on climate change.
http://omdsi.org/
SUUSI is a weeklong multignerational event in North Carolina.
https://www.suusi.org/

Sincerely,
Perry
Director of Lifespan Religious Education and Faith Development

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