Youth (7th-11th)

1 hot topic per month, 1 day in service per month, 2 Curricula days

  • 2015-16: A Chorus of Faith2015-16: A Chorus of Faith
    • Part of a joint venture of the UUA and the Interfaith Youth Core (founded by Eboo Patel) and funded by the Shelter Rock congregation, these sessions develop UU youth as interfaith leaders. Youth explore values of service to our community and religious pluralism through stories from our Sources and personal storytelling, and coordinate an interfaith service.
  • 2016-17: A Place of Wholeness
    • Youth, like adults and children, need to be able to talk about what it means to be Unitarian Universalist. Whether delivering an “elevator speech,” taking part in an interfaith dialogue, or conversing with friends at the lunch table, youth need practice in describing our multifaceted faith in terms that are personally meaningful and true. Building upon the faith development of Coming of Age and other UU identity programs, this curriculum encourages youth to look inward for a clearer understanding of their personal faith and guides them to express that faith outward into the world.
  • 2017-18:Building Bridges
    • Building Bridges is a world religions program to deepen youth’s understanding of the dynamic, fascinating, and varied world in which they live. It seeks to broaden their knowledge of humanity and embolden their spiritual search
  • 2019-2020: Articulating Your Faith
    • Is a curricula written to teach how to articulate what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist, and in the process of articulation, discover what being a Unitarian Universalist means to you.