Leader Resource 3: Holidays and UU Sources

Instructions: On the left is a list of holidays that many people celebrate. On the right is a list of the UU Sources. On the line next to each holiday, write the letter of the Source that has the most to do with the holiday. You can put more than one letter per line if you like. If you think no Source connects to a holiday, leave the line blank.

 

Holidays

UU Sources

_____New Year’s Day

A) Direct experience of mystery and wonder that everybody feels

_____Martin Luther King Day

B) Words and deeds of outstanding men and women

_____Valentine’s Day

C) Wisdom from the world’s religions

_____Presidents’ Day

D) Jewish and Christian teachings

_____St. Patrick’s Day

E) Humanist teachings based on reason and science

_____Easter

F) Earth-based teachings from earth-based groups like pagans and ancient peoples

_____Passover

 

_____Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

 

_____Summer Solstice, Winter Solstice

 

_____Fourth of July

 

_____Labor Day

 

_____Columbus Day

 

_____Thanksgiving

 

_____Ramadan

 

_____Hanukkah

 

_____Christmas

 

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.

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