Children & Youth Religious Education

Children & Youth Religious Education

During the 2021-2022 congregational year, Religious Education will be subject to change depending on local Covid conditions. Please click on the links below for specific information for grade levels. For the latest information on all classes, please click the calendar button below.

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Grades K-5: Religious Education

Children Grades K—5 are invited to join us on Sunday mornings for Religious Education classes, which, for the remainder of the year, will focus on rebuilding community and helping our younger children build trust and feelings of safety at UUCC, with stories and the companionship of trusted adults.

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Grades K-1: Our Whole Lives (OWL)

Our Whole Lives K/1 is an eight-session curriculum designed to help kindergarten and first-grade children gain the knowledge, life principles, and skills they need to express their sexuality in life-enhancing ways. The cornerstone of this program is the belief in the inherent worth and dignity of each person.

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Grades 4-5: Our Wholes Lives (OWL)

Our Whole Lives (OWL) for Grades 4/5 is a ten-session curriculum designed to help 4th and 5th grade children gain the knowledge, life principles, and skills they need to express their sexuality in life-enhancing ways. The cornerstone of this program is the belief in the inherent worth and dignity of each person.

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Grades 6 & 7: Middle School Programming

This year, our Middle School students (Grades 6 & 7) will learn how Unitarian Universalism relates to other major world religions.

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Grades 8 & 9: Our Whole Lives (OWL)

Our Whole Lives (OWL) will be available for 8th and 9th grade students this year!


Grades 9-12: Quest

The Quest program, our Coming of Age program at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia, will be offered in the upcoming congregational year 2022-23. This program is our introduction to the high school youth program and a wonderful rite of passage for our adolescents — one that is missing in most other areas of our lives.