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Resources for Talking to your Children about Charlottesville

by UUFH
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. - Nelson Mandela

This has been a difficult week for all of us following the disturbing events in Charlottesville. I have been trying to process these events myself and have taken a few days to do so. You may have been going through similar struggles as well. If you haven’t yet addressed what happened directly with your children […]

Religious Education Matters – March 2016

by UUFH

UUFH Pledge Drive On Sunday, March 6, our Annual Pledge Drive begins. All members and friends will be sent a pledge card and asked to complete and return it with your commitment of financial support for the coming year. If you are new to the Fellowship, please check with any member of the Pledge Team, or with me, […]

Religious Education Matters – October 2015

by UUFH

The RE Program has a lot to offer the families of this congregation, and we encourage you to commit to being part of it. The more your children are here, the more at home they will feel and the more they will want to come. Like anything else that matters, the more you put into it the more […]

Religious Education Matters – July 2015

by UUFH

I have been a religious educator for many years and one thing has always remained true for me: that we offer our children and youth a great gift. We provide them with information, then encourage them to think for themselves and ask questions about things they don’t understand. We don’t tell them what they must think or believe; […]

Religious Education Events – Sunday, Nov. 16

by Karen

Our 6th – 8th Grade Class this Sunday will be taught by Joan. They will continue “D’oh God!” A UU curriculum based on the religious teachings of the animated television show The Simpsons! ___________________________ Our High School Class this Sunday will be taught by Regina & Shelly. This workshop introduces indigenous religions, which are sometimes […]

November 23rd is Stone Soup Sunday!

by Karen

This is a luncheon given by Religious Education families for the entire Fellowship and we need your help. Please let us know specifically (tuna sandwiches, frozen corn, brownies) what you can contribute. Sandwiches/wraps –  15 families needed to bring sandwiches. (No peanut butter and please do not cut sandwiches up.) Meat Vegetarian Vegan Frozen Vegetables – We […]

Religious Education: Green and Action Sunday

by Karen

This Sunday in Religious Education will be an Action Sunday and a Green Sunday combined! Our activity is filling Pesticide Safety Education Packets to be given to the migrant farmworkers who come to this area each year. We are including some information to help them stay safe in the fields and some protective equipment to wear. We […]

Upcoming RE Classes and Youth Group Kick-Off

by Karen

Our 6th – 8th Grade Class will be taught by Daniel Benavides. This Sunday they will begin “D’oh God!” a UU curriculum based on the religious teachings of the animated television show The Simpsons. Our 9th – 12th Grade Class will be taught by Stefanie Kompathoum. This Sunday they will begin Building Bridges – a world religions program […]

Help Wanted: RE Teachers

by Karen

This is the time of year when the RE Committee and I are thinking about who will be our RE Teachers in the fall. We feel this is a request that should go out to the entire congregation, not just the parents of the children and youth in our program. So here we go… we […]

Holocaust Remembrance Week

by Karen

April 27th is the beginning of Holocaust Remembrance Week. We are partnering with Agudas Israel Congregation for the events of the week. On Sunday at 2 pm there will be a Holocaust Remembrance Service at the synagogue with a special exhibit opening for viewing afterwards. On Monday, April 28 beginning at 6pm there will be an opportunity for our youth to attend a lecture […]