Religious Education – Pandemic Procedure

Welcome to the religious exploration program at UUCCWC!

UUCCWC’s religious exploration program promotes the search for individual beliefs in a safe learning community. Religious exploration at UUCCWC continues during the pandemic. We have a “one room schoolhouse” for ages 3 to 11 that meets in a Zoom room for a RE Lesson before service at 9:30am and promptly ends at 9:55am. If you would like more information and to join us please contact the religious exploration coordinator.

We explore our UU Principles:

  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
  • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations
  • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large
  • The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all
  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

We explore our UU Sources:

  • Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces which create and uphold life
  • Words and deeds of prophetic people which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love
  • Wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life
  • Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God’s love by loving our neighbors as ourselves
  • Humanist teachings which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit
  • Spiritual teachings of earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature.