YRUU Update December 18, 2016

YRUU Update December 18, 2016

YRUU Parent News for December 18, 2016

Religious Education Classes are finished for the remainder of 2016, and will resume on Sunday, January 8th! Please have a wonderful holiday season!

We have lots of wonderful worship opportunities over the next couple weeks! I hope to see you at one or another. Christmas Eve has two services, and we will be open on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day!

Here is your Guest at Your Table calendar for the week. Boxes should be returned on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, or you can write a check to UUCC with “GAYT” in the memo line.

REMINDER: Services at 10 am ONLY, this Sunday through January 1st! We return to 9 am and 11 am services and classes on January 8th. No morning or evening classes until January 8th.

Make sure to read to the bottom for important news and events!

Yours in faith,
Robin  icon-fire


Upcoming Events

Last chance for donations to the OBIC Mitten Tree! Donations of hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves can be hung on the Owen Brown Interfaith Center (OBIC) Mitten Tree through December 25th. Donations will be delivered to the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center.

Pageant Rehearsal Schedule:
Saturday, December 24th- 3:00-5:00 Pageant to follow at 5:30

Parents & Caregivers as Sexuality Educators! Next class:
Sunday, January 8th, 5:00-7:00 pm  Facilitated by Doug Miller, Steph Silver, and Robin Slaw.

Elementary Our Whole Lives (OWL) classes for Grades K/1 and Grades 4/5 are starting!

Good news! We will be scheduling OWL classes for both grades K/1 and grades 4/5 to start in February! New facilitators are being trained in January, and parent meetings will occur as follows:

Sunday, January 22, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: Fourth and Fifth Grades, Parents and Students attend mandatory parent orientation.

Sunday, January 29, 9:00-10:30 am: Kindergarten and First Grade, Parents and Students attend mandatory parent orientation.

Classes will run through April 2nd. Kindergarten and First Grade 9:00-10:00 am, Fourth and Fifth Grade 11:00-12:30 am. To read more about Elementary OWL, check out the UUA OWL pages


News

I am looking for parents to start some family initiatives. Please let me know if you are willing to be one of several coordinators:

Mystery Buddy: Mystery Buddy is a popular Unitarian Universalist program that encourages communication between the generations! Many times it has been the foundation of wonderful friendships. It’s a great way for children and adults of our community to learn more about one another in a wonderfully fun way! Commitment: about 6 weeks on Sunday mornings at either/both services, dates flexible, during the winter. This job can be shared with another family or two! Email Robin Slaw.

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