From the Associate Minister of RE – Rev. Dan Harper

  • From the associate minister of religious education

    April 10, 2021From the associate minister of religious education
    With more and more people being vaccinated in California, the state government is moving towards reopening. So what about reopening plans for UUCPA? First and foremost, reopening plans for adult programs will be different from programs for children and teens under age 16. Until we have a vaccine for those under age 16, I’m expecting we’ll ...
  • From the Associate Minister of Religious Education

    January 3, 2021From the Associate Minister of Religious Education
    The events of Jan. 6, when armed “protesters” stormed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., has evoked all kinds of responses. One response that really caught my attention was to the effect that our society has not done a good job teaching young people about how democratic institutions actually work. The armed protesters seem to ...
  • Family-friendly Holiday Activities

    December 5, 2020Family-friendly Holiday Activities
    I’d like to tell you about some fun family activities for the holiday season. No-Rehearsal Christmas Pageant – December 20th First and foremost, we’ve got fun plans for the annual No-Rehearsal Christmas Pageant on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 10:30. Every UUCPA child from preschool to grade 8 will receive a packet in the mail during the week ...
  • From the Associate Minister of Religious Education

    October 8, 2020From the Associate Minister of Religious Education
                As is true of most people, I dislike life in the time of pandemic. But I’m also fascinated by some of the creativity in people’s response to the pandemic, and I’d like to tell you about some instances of creativity that especially captured my imagination.             There was Kayak Church. On ...
  • From the Associate Minister of Religious Education • August 2020

    August 6, 2020From the Associate Minister of Religious Education • August 2020
    We’re gearing up for a new school year. And due to shelter-in-place, there are lots of little changes. Please read this month’s update carefully so you won’t be surprised by any changes! See online soon,Dan Harper
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