What We Offer Through the Lifespan

We provide children, youth, young adults, and adults an opportunity to explore, reflect, and learn in a nurturing spiritual community. Unitarian Universalist religious education programs offer all ages, inspiring:

  • Ethical growth – internalizing enduring values like justice, equity, and compassion, and gaining tools to act on them in everyday life.
  • Social growth – connecting with peers and people of all ages on a deeper level. Finding acceptance among people who see beyond the superficial.
  • Spiritual growth – feeling a connection with the sacred within, among, and beyond us.

Religious education programs include more than classes. On a Sunday you might find the preschoolers singing songs about kindness, the 2nd graders engaging with a story about loss and bereavement, the 5th graders talking with a Muslim couple about Islam, the 7th graders learning about responsibility in a lesson from our progressive sexuality education program, and the high-school youth raising money for the local homeless shelter. Many programs incorporate social justice activities, worship opportunities, service trips, fellowship, and fun.

Our religious educator and minister lead many of our congregations’ lifespan programs. Parents and other members of the congregation often lead them, too. Teaching can be a very fulfilling way to deepen one’s own faith.

Children’s religious education programs are typically offered on Sunday mornings, and high school youth and adult programs are usually offered on afternoons or evenings.

We invite you to explore these pages and contact our religious educator to get connected.

Upcoming Events:

April 5, 2020 - April 11, 2020

  • 04/05/2020 – Child care – Canceled 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 04/05/2020 – Sunday School for children and youth age 3 through grade 8 – ONLINE! 10:30 am - 1:30 pm,
  • 04/05/2020 – Navigators – Canceled 11:00 am,
  • 04/05/2020 – OWL 4-6 Class – Canceled 11:00 am,
  • 04/05/2020 – Healing the Divide – Canceled 12:30 pm,
  • 04/05/2020 – OWL 10-12 – Canceled 6:00 pm,
  • 04/05/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG – Online 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm,
  • 04/07/2020 – Tuesday coffee klatsch 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm,
  • 04/08/2020 – Online Adult Religious Ed. Class – The spiritual in contemporary art 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm,
  • 04/11/2020 – Sacred Text Reading Group (via Video Conference) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm,
  • April 12, 2020 - April 18, 2020

  • 04/12/2020 – Child care – Canceled 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 04/12/2020 – Easter Seek & Find – Canceled 10:30 am - 11:00 am, UUCPA
  • 04/12/2020 – UUCPA Story Time – Canceled 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Room 1
  • 04/12/2020 – Parent Journey 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Room 6
  • 04/12/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • 04/14/2020 – Tuesday coffee klatsch 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm,
  • 04/15/2020 – Online Adult Religious Ed. Class, various topics 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm,
  • 04/15/2020 – Sci Fi / Fantasy Discussion Group – The Three-Body Problem 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm,
  • 04/18/2020 – Sacred Text Reading Group (via Video Conference) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm,
  • April 19, 2020 - April 25, 2020

  • 04/19/2020 – Child care – Canceled 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 04/19/2020 – Navigators – Canceled 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Room 10
  • 04/19/2020 – OWL Grades 7-9 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Fireside Room
  • 04/19/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • 04/21/2020 – Tuesday coffee klatsch 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm,
  • 04/22/2020 – Online Adult Religious Ed. Class, various topics 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm,
  • 04/25/2020 – Sacred Text Reading Group (via Video Conference) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm,
  • April 26, 2020 - May 2, 2020

  • 04/26/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 04/26/2020 – OWL Grades 7-9 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Fireside Room
  • 04/26/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • 04/28/2020 – Tuesday coffee klatsch 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm,
  • 04/29/2020 – Online Adult Religious Ed. Class, various topics 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm,
  • May 3, 2020 - May 9, 2020

  • 05/03/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 05/03/2020 – Navigators 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Room 10
  • 05/03/2020 – Healing the Divide 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Fireside Room
  • 05/03/2020 – LGBTQ+ Welcoming Congregation Event 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Fireside Room
  • 05/03/2020 – OWL Grades 7-9 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Fireside Room
  • 05/03/2020 – OWL 10-12 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Room 10
  • 05/03/2020 – NO Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • May 10, 2020 - May 16, 2020

  • 05/10/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 05/10/2020 – UUCPA Story Time 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Room 1
  • 05/10/2020 – Parent Journey 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Room 6
  • 05/10/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • May 17, 2020 - May 23, 2020

  • 05/17/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 05/17/2020 – Navigators 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Room 10
  • 05/17/2020 – OWL Grades 7-9 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Fireside Room
  • 05/17/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • May 24, 2020 - May 30, 2020

  • 05/24/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 05/24/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG – NO MEETING 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • May 31, 2020 - June 6, 2020

  • 05/31/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 05/31/2020 – Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • June 7, 2020 - June 13, 2020

  • 06/07/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 06/07/2020 – Navigators 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Room 10
  • 06/07/2020 – Healing the Divide 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Fireside Room
  • 06/07/2020 – OWL 10-12 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Room 10
  • 06/07/2020 – NO Senior High Youth Group – SHYG 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Room A
  • June 14, 2020 - June 20, 2020

  • 06/14/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 06/14/2020 – Parent Journey 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Room 6
  • 06/14/2020 – Discovering UUCPA 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Room 10
  • June 21, 2020 - June 27, 2020

  • 06/21/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,
  • 06/21/2020 – Gratitude Writing 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Fireside Room
  • June 28, 2020 - July 4, 2020

  • 06/28/2020 – Child care 9:30 am - 12:00 pm,