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Religious Exploration February 17th

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Religious Exploration-This week our exploration of the Islamic faith continues! The children will be learning about Arabic, Mecca, Calls to Prayer, and what it means to go on pilgrimage. There will be videos, discussion, and individual creative activities to help them better understand this religion and how it relates to our own UU practices. As a side note Religious Exploration is in need of adult volunteers to help lead our spirit play class on Sundays! If you are interested please feel free to contact me via text or phone call at 978-793-0851 or via email at
We need your help! Please click the links below to volunteer a Sunday in RE!
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Metrowest Family Promise Walk 2019

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Join our team for the annual walk to support Family Promise Metrowest.  It is about a three mile walk, and a festive event…You get a tee shirt and everything!  This has been one of our best inter-generational activities and a great way for FPS adults and children to get to know each other.  Join the Team, and of course, donate to support this worthy cause and our walkers!
Metrowest Family Promise is an organization that works to help homeless families get back on their feet with housing, jobs, training, etc.  It is based in Natick, where the walk will be happening.
Contact Michele, Valerie, or Leslie if you want to know more…….
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Religious Exploration February 10th

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Religious Exploration- February is here and with it comes a new religion in our Neighboring Faiths curriculum: Islam! This Sunday the children will be introduced to the religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah. We will be discussing the five pillars and how they might relate to our own 7 principles, as well as begin to look at the culture and rituals of this new to us group!
We need your help! Please click the links below to volunteer a Sunday in RE!
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Religious Exploration February 3rd

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Religious Exploration- This week the kids are back in Religious Exploration! Closing out our study of Judaism we will use this Sunday to discuss the tradition of Shabbat, also known as the Jewish Sabbath. The children will finally get an opportunity to learn some Hebrew and taste some of the items they would see on a traditional Shabbat dinner table. Don’t forget next week we begin our study of a brand new religion!
We need your help! Please click the links below to volunteer a Sunday in RE!
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Religious Exploration September 30th

Religious Exploration – As many of you know last week we kicked off our Harry Potter UU curriculum and the kids got sorted into their houses! This week we will be brushing up on our UU principles with a very special potions class. For those ‘students’ who have never studied the UU principles not to worry this is an entry-level potions course. Each student is required to complete a full set of UU principle potions and the Professors will be there to help them craft and label their colorful creations.

Spirit Play – Once again this week our spirit play class will be joined by Sonia! She’s got a fantastic story picked out as well as some activities after. We are in need of an assistant so if you are available please click the link below and sign up!

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Nursery: This week the youngest among us will be joined in the Nursery by FPS volunteers. We need volunteers for next week; if you are available please click the link below:

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Religious Exploration September 23rd

Religious Exploration – This week kicks off a fun year of full of magic and community. The children of the Spirit Play and Explorer classes will be taking part in our annual sorting hat ceremony complete with delicious sorting hat cupcakes! Each ‘student’ will learn which house they will be sorted into, have the whole year to earn and lose house points both at FPS and at home (parents we will explain how this works) and then at the end of the year our children and their families will get to take part in the end of year feast! Don’t miss this Sunday!

 

Nursery: This week the youngest among us will be joined in the Nursery by FPS volunteers.

 

 

 

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