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Families & Faith Development

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  • How Unitarian Universalism helps families grow in faith, values, and love.
  • The Summer 2019 UU World print magazine's Families section brings home the theme of the 2019 UUA General Assembly in Spokane, WA: The Power of "We"--with stories, activities, and reflections.
  • Joanne Bland, co-founder of the National Voting Rights Museum in Selma, Alabama, shares her memories with Families editor, Susan Lawrence to offer a child's-eye view of a community rising for liberation.
  • Families are invited to explore the historic events in Selma, Alabama and turn hearts, minds, and hands to today's civil rights struggles. "When We Get Our Freedom" gives a child's-eye view of a community rising for liberation. Activities help all ages honor the worth, dignity, and civil rights of all people.
  • A story from the story book, Katha Sagar, Ocean of Stories: Hindu Wisdom for Every Age (Skinner House Books, 2016)
  • Families insert for UU World print magazine, Winter 2018.
  • People need to breathe air. We cannot live underwater. But we have ways to explore the ocean’s deepest life and mysteries. Snorkels and...
  • Weekends can find Unitarian Universalist families torn. In family worship or religious education, a child has unique opportunities to grow...
  • By Susan Dana Lawrence
    Based on a true story that happened at the 1976 Special Olympics in Seattle, WA ...
  • More Than Winning is the theme of the Fall 2018 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: Crossing the Finish Line...
  • By Qiyamah Rahman
    The ocean has many different faces, which I’ve encountered close-up while living on the island of St. Croix. It is a playground for our...
  • You, Me, & the Sea is the theme of the Summer 2018 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. ...
  • One Sunday in January 2012, in the sanctuary, the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu shared worship with Kanenuiakea, an indigenous...
  • Partners Reach Out with Respect was the theme of the Fall 2015 Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: Interfaith 'Ohana: A Hawaiian...
  • A SEED: small, dry, and hard; a compact piece of energy. To push up through the earth--to become more than possibility--a seed requires a...
  • By Aileen Fisher How does it know, this little seed, if it is to grow to a flower or weed, if it is to be a vine or shoot, or grow to a...
  • Flower Power was the theme of the Spring 2018 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: The Seed (poem), by Aileen Fisher...
  • A moonless night. A rowboat ride, about a mile, across an icy current toward the glow of a lantern on the far side of the river. Someone waiting there will be your next conductor. They'll guide you to a safe house as the Underground Railroad carries you north. ...
  • A Sanctuary Is More Than a Building was the theme of the Winter 2017 (PDF, 4 pages) Families insert in UU World magazine. Story: A Light...
  • By UUA Ministries and Faith Development: Faith Development Office
    From a very young age, children can learn and grow through doing service. And so can their parents and caregivers. When children notice...
  • Questions about troubling events in the news, in the community, or at school are signs of your child's innate empathy and sense of justice...
  • It is vital that children partake of civic engagement from an early age. However, parents and guardians often have safety concerns with regard to marches or rallies. While a public witness event can indeed be unpredictable, the rewards of participating with a child can be powerful and...
  • Unitarian Universalists are known as a constant presence at social justice events. If our children are to carry on our faith tradition of...
  • Gail Forsyth-Vail, UUA Director of Adult Programs, shares the joy of outdoor family worship during summer months.
  • Learn by doing! "Maker Culture" has been growing for adults, but it's perfect for kids too. Get hands on, experience the world, and...
  • Every issue of UU World print magazine includes a pull-out, full color section of timely, fun, and faith-building activities and stories to share at home. Families: Weave a Tapestry of Faith is edited by Susan Dana Lawrence, Managing Editor of the UUA Faith Development...
  • By UUA Ministries and Faith Development: Faith Development Office
    Hateful violence and natural disasters touch all of us. You want to help your children emotionally and spiritually process what is happening in and outside our communities. For UUs, action is a valid response; it is important to ground that action in...
  • By Patricia Hoertdoerfer
    With the firm belief that effective ministry with families involves building a partnership between congregation and home, I offer the...
  • When the world turns upside down, when that which was dependable becomes undependable, and that which was certain turns uncertain... we...
  • By Tracey L. Hurd, Ph.D. Tragedy calls and challenges us as people of faith. How can we make our children feel safe when we ourselves are...
  • From the Unitarian Universalist Association Bookstore: The Gift of Faith by Jeanne Nieuwejaar What If Nobody Forgave? edited by Colleen...
  • Teaching for Change is a not-for-profit organization that promotes social and economic justice through public education. Online , review...
  • Thinking about how to claim time as a family value, when we're feeling like we are barely keeping up with what we're supposed to do, may feel overwhelming. But the process of thinking is actually the first step. Small, intentional steps, made with faith and hope, can make change. ...
  • These booklets were written for congregations and families to use at home and in community to support them through life transitions and...
  • The UUA Bookstore offers many books and resources in the Family Life section. Highlights include: ...
  • by Jacqui James Racism cannot survive where difference and diversity are affirmed, welcomed, honored, and celebrated. Helping our children...

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