July 2 a Great Day for Kids at Church

As you’ll see in the CYRE newsletter you received from Dan earlier today, July 2 there is no Sunday school due to the Independence Day holiday. However, if you are in town that weekend, it’ll be a great service for kids to participate in. The service will consist mostly of music that we’ll make together … Continued

Parent Journey Needs Coordinator

Parent Journey, our monthly drop-in discussion group for parents, needs a coordinator for the coming year. This person would set the schedule, ensure the room is available, and schedule in volunteer facilitators each month. Parent Journey is an important group for two big reasons: It is one of the ways that new families get to … Continued

From your Associate Minister of Religious Education

Summer is one of the best time for families to come to UUCPA. Summer Sundays are relaxed and low-key. Summer Sunday school feels more like summer camp. It’s a great time to connect with old friends, and meet people you don’t know yet. Just remember that UUCPA has only one Sunday service, at 10:30, from June … Continued

Summer Sunday School Schedule

Summer Sunday school is a lot like summer camp. Programs are aimed at children entering gr. K-5, though older kids are welcome to participate. (Activities and adult leaders are subject to change.) June 4, 9:30: Act out stories with Dan Harper June 11, 9:30: Make UU chalice crafts with Kris Geering (Summer services begin; one … Continued

Associated Minister of RE’s Sabbatical Update

The UUCPA Board has approved a sabbatical for Dan Harper, our Assoc. Minister of Religious Education, from Oct. 1, 2017, through Feb. 28, 2018. Two committees have been chosen to make the sabbatical go smoothly. One committee has been charged with hiring a part-time staff person to fill in while Dan is on sabbatical (as … Continued

Please sign in/out for child care

On Sunday mornings, when your child enters child care, please take a moment to sign in. If you do not see the sign-in sheet, ask the child care staff where it is. And when you pick your child up, please take a moment to sign your child out, and/or let the child care staff know … Continued

From your Associate Minister of Religious Education

The Board of Trustees has authorized a sabbatical for me from October, 2017, through February, 2018. The Children and Youth Education (CYRE) Committee, the Adult Religious Education (ARE) Committee, and the Committee on Ministry were all consulted before this sabbatical was authorized. The months of October through February were specifically chosen so that there will … Continued

Flower Communion (Intergenerational) Service on May 14th

On Sunday, May 14, we will have our annual Flower Communion. Each person who attends this service brings a flower (yes, we will have extras in case you forget). And each person leaves with a different flower. This uniquely Unitarian Universalist service originated in the Unitarian church of Prague, Czechoslovakia, before the Second World War. … Continued

Coming of Age Service on May 21st

On Sunday, May 21, the teen participants in this year’s Coming of Age program will give their “credos,” or statements of religious identity. We cancel Sunday school classes on Coming of Age Sunday for two reasons: First, we really want children and middle schoolers to see the big kids leading a service, and we hope … Continued

Hey little ones! Nature Camp 2017 … is just around the corner!

Get your parents to sign you up NOW for: Half day camp, 9am-1pm: June 12 — 16, children completing gr. K-1, Young Fives or Transitional Kindergarten We believe humans can have a positive impact on each other, and on the natural world; this starts with immersion in the beauty of the Natural Environment at a … Continued