Our Sabbatical Religious Educator

Beginning November 1, Mr. Barb Greve will be our half-time religious educator. Rev. Daniel Harper returns on March 1, 2018. Barb has been Director of Religious Education at UU congregations in Walnut Creek, CA; Manchester, CT; Atlanta, GA; Newton, MA; and New Haven, CT. Additionally, he has experience in hospital chaplaincy, program leadership in the … Continued

OWL Update

We are offering two units of Our Whole Lives, our age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education program, in 2017-2018 – the unit for grades 4-6, and the unit for grades 7-9. Grounded in a holistic view of sexuality, OWL provides not only facts about anatomy and human development, but also helps participants to clarify their values, build … Continued

Meet Mr. Barb Greve, Sabbatical Religious Educator

Mr. Barb Greve will serve as the half-time Sabbatical Religious Educator (SRE) at UUCPA from November 1, 2017 to March 1, 2018. He will be supervising the children, youth, and adult religious education programs while Rev. Dan Harper, UUCPA’s Associate Minister of Religious Education, is on sabbatical. Barb is credentialed by the Unitarian Universalist Association … Continued

Our Whole Lives

This winter, UUCPA will offer the class Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education for two age groups: Grades 4-6 (ages 8 – 11) and Grades 7-9 (ages 12 – 15). The OWL 4-6 program will be offered on Sunday mornings at 11 am, following the Children’s Religious Education (CRE) calendar. This allows families the option … Continued

Sabbatical Religious Educator Hired

We have found our Sabbatical Religious Educator! Our Associate Minister for Religious Education, Dan Harper, will be on sabbatical October 1 to March 1. Beginning on November 1, Mr. Barb Greve will be our half-time religious educator. Barb has been Di- rector of Religious Education at UU congregations in Walnut Creek, CA; Manchester, CT; Atlanta, … Continued

Sabbatical Update

The UUCPA Board has approved a sabbatical for Dan Harper, our Associate Minister of Religious Education, from October 1, 2017, through February 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. They … Continued

From your Associate Minister of Religious Education

This is my last newsletter column before I start my sabbatical on October 1, and the most important thing I have to tell you is this:– You should attend the “Pot of Gold” UU Religious Education Conference” on SAt., Sept. 30. The keynote speaker is going to be Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed, and Unitarian Universalist minister and … Continued

Safety training for teachers and youth advisors

All volunteers who work with people under age 18 must attend an annual safety training. This training takes less than an hour and reviews emergency evacuations, child protection, earthquakes, and more. There will be two safety trainings this month, on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m., and Sunday, Sept. 17, at 11 a.m., in Room B (Dan’s office).

Senior High Youth Group (SHYG) schedule set for the year

The Senior High Youth Group has set its schedule for the year. The schedule includes regular service projects, so youth can get community service hours, the annual SHYG worship service, and other fun and interesting activities. If your family has a teenager, and you did not receive a SHYG schedule, please contact one of the … Continued