Explaining “blessing” in a community like ours feels a bit like asking a fish to explain water. All of our time together is a gift for which I will always be grateful. In my last month as your Director of Religious Education, I am excited … read more.
Our ministry theme for the month of May is Creativity, and I can’t wait to use our imaginations together—to play, tell stories, make art, and discover the gifts within all of us!
May 6th: The Covenant of Right Relations
The theme of this service is creating community, … read more.
We are always blossoming into new versions of ourselves, and this season of blooming seems like a great time to examine Emergence. Read on to find out what children and youth at Emerson will be up to for the next four Sundays!
April 8th: Bring a … read more.
First of all–
All of the heart-and-star-eyes to everyone who came out and helped out with last night’s Multigenerational Pizza Party Mixer and made it such a blast! We had an awesome turnout, a big group of kids, lots of laughs, great conversations, and a wealth … read more.
Here are this month’s Religious Education plans for Sunday mornings; we hope your children will join us to play, create, and wonder!
Sunday, March 4th: Class will experiment with balancing different objects and finding their centers of gravity, as well as playing some movement games to … read more.
Next week is the Jewish holiday of Purim, which Emerson children will be learning about and celebrating in Religious Education this Sunday! The story of Purim is the story of a cruel advisor to the Persian king, who tried to persuade the king to banish … read more.
This Sunday, February 18th, continuing our February theme of Perseverance, children at Emerson will hear the story of the Civil Rights movement and the words of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and we’ll explore ideas of power, privilege, and inclusion through games, stories, and art.
We’ll play … read more.
Hello, and welcome to an experiment in blogging! I’ll be posting updates about Religious Education at Emerson right here, and sharing news about upcoming events and opportunities in children, youth, and family ministry.
Below is a photo of some of my favorite kids at Emerson and … read more.
By Emmalinda MacLean
Director of Religious Education
Unitarian Universalists have lots of different ideas about God. How do you offer “Religious Education” that embraces all of them?
Kids in Emerson’s Sunday morning programming will hear a lot about our values and … read more.
By Emmalinda MacLean
Director, Religious Education
Treasure shows up in our lives in many ways; it’s just a matter of knowing where—and how—to look. The riches I find here at church remind me of the old Hasidic folktale about … read more.