Michelle Richards

Michelle Richards is a religious education consultant for the Central Midwest District and a credentialed religious educator. Previously, she was the director of religious education for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart, Indiana, for seven years, and the chair of the Central Midwest District's Religious Education Committee. Richards is the author Come Into the Circle: Worshiping with Children from Skinner House Books.

From Michelle Richards

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Michelle Richards provides helpful tips for talking with children about the pandemic including how much to say, what to watch for and ways to reassure them

By Michelle Richards | March 19, 2020 | From LeaderLab
Tagged as: #COVID19, Children's Faith Development, Trauma and Disaster Response

We must help Unitarian Universalist children and youth engage deeply with a variety of faith traditions.

By Michelle Richards | October 3, 2016 | From UU World
Tagged as: Children, Children's Faith Development, Families & Faith Development, Family, High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Middle School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Parents, Interfaith Family Programs

A Unitarian Universalist family rejects, then embraces, holiday season rituals and traditions.

By Michelle Richards | December 14, 2015 | From UU World
Tagged as: Family, Holidays & Ceremonies
By Michelle Richards | May 19, 2015 | From UU World
By Michelle Richards | May 4, 2014 | From UU World

Despite our best intentions, all parents make mistakes, act inconsistently, and generally fall short of our goals. But we can also model asking for forgiveness.

By Michelle Richards | January 9, 2014 | From UU World
Tagged as: Forgiveness, Parents, Spiritual Practice

The Love Connects Us program celebrates important ways Unitarian Universalists live our faith in covenanted community.

Curriculum | By Lynn Ungar, Michelle Richards | October 15, 2013 | For Children, Grades 4-5 | From Love Connects Us
By Michelle Richards | September 29, 2013 | From UU World
By Michelle Richards | September 8, 2013 | From UU World
By Michelle Richards | August 25, 2013 | From UU World

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