Faith Development is all we do. Unitarian Universalism is all we teach. And the congregation is the curriculum.

Christine Jarman
Director of Lifespan Religious Education
P: (904) 276-3739 C: (904) 568-1522

  • What Does It Mean To Be A People of Attention?






    What Does It Mean To Be A People of Attention?

    Alice Walker famously wrote, “I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”

    Walker’s words are a great reminder that attention and gratitude go ... read more. Read more →

  • Soul Matters:  What Does It Mean To Be A People of Belonging?

    You hardly knew

    how hungry you were

    to be gathered in,

    to receive the welcome

    that invited you to enter


    Tentative steps

    became settling in…

    You began to breathe again…

    You learned to sing.


    But the deal with this blessing

    is that it will not leave you alone,

    will not let you linger…

    this blessing

    will ask you ... read more. Read more →

  • What’s New in Religious Education Programming?

    This year Lifespan Religious Education will be doing something new.  Each month children, youth, adults, and small groups will share a common monthly theme. Theme-based programming helps create multigenerational connections as people of all ages explore common themes in age-appropriate ways, extending faith development ... read more. Read more →

  • August Bringing it Home

    The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity and professional learning.  As part of my professional development, I spent July 6-14 at Religious Educators Week at the Mountain UU Learning and Retreat Center located In Highlands, North Carolina.  This retreat is hosted by ... read more. Read more →

  • June Bringing it Home

    You will often hear Unitarian Universalists talk about our lives in terms of journeys. We think about them as spiritual journeys with many paths, some direction, and a dash of spontaneity and creativity thrown in to keep things interesting. Journeys involve setting out, perhaps when ... read more. Read more →