River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation

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A Sunday Children and Youth RE Snapshot


Our religious education learning is organized by exploring spiritual themes across the age span in and outside of worship. These spiritual themes rotate every three years.  This year our themes arePurpose, Letting Go, Freedom, Beauty, Beloved Community, Prophecy, Yearning, Imagination & Humility.  

Inwards Springs Year


Sept. 17, 2017 to May 20, 2018

May 27, 2018 to Aug.26, 2018







Infants thru to 35 months




Spirit Play Montessori-based learning for 3-year-olds thru to and including 5-year-olds not yet in Kindergarten




Sacred Spaces Workshop Rotation multi-age groupings K-2nd grade and 3rd thru 5th grade


6th / 7th


Middle school students will learn about their values and connections to Unitarian Universalism.




OWL Our Whole Lives is a sexuality education program emphasizing factual information, values, healthy relationships, and sound decision making. 



High School Youth Group Using a small group ministry model that creates a trusting environment for sharing significant aspects of teen life and spiritual development.








Childcare Infants through to 59 mos. (5 yrs).  Aspects of Spirit Play are incorporated here.  


K-5th Grade


Sacred Spaces is a multi-age groupings K-thru 5th grade


6th -12th



Small Group Theme Ministry follows the monthly congregational themes and offers reflection and hands on learning in small groups.

9th Grade Coming of Age an in-depth class in addition to youth group explores identity and belief ending in creation of belief statements.  Must enroll by June 1.



Senior High Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality and Values Education begins in January. The class will discuss in depth issues related to human sexuality and values.  Permission from parents is required for this class, and parents or guardians must attend an orientation or meet with the instructors.