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It Takes a UU Village to Raise a UU Child
It Takes a UU Village to Raise a UU Child
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Leader 1: It takes a Unitarian Universalist Village to raise a Unitarian Universalist Child.
We will read what we believe important for our children to learn, to know, and to experience.
We invite you to respond by saying “It takes a village to raise a child.”

Leader 2:  It is important for our children
To know that they are cared for,
To know that they are part of a larger family,
An important part of a bigger “human picture.”

Response:  "It takes a village to raise a child."

Leader 1:  It is important for our children
To believe in themselves,
To trust in themselves,
To know that they can make a difference.

Response:  "It takes a village to raise a child."

Leader 2:  It is important for our children
To know our Unitarian Universalist principles,
To find ways to live them in their daily lives,
And to realize that the choices they make are important.

Response:  "It takes a village to raise a child."

Leader 1:  It is important for our children
To be able to speak about our faith,
To honor its history and its heritage,
And to appreciate its heroes and heroines.

Response:  "It takes a village to raise a child."

Leader 2:  It is important for our children
To explore religious truth and meaning
In the Jewish, Christian, and other world religions,
and to know that ours is a religion worth having.

Response:  "It takes a village to raise a child."

Leader 1:  It is important for our children
To experience the Spirit of Life,
To feel a sense of awe at the grandeur of the world,
And to live lives of empathy and compassion.

Response:  "It takes a village to raise a child."

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