Religous Education

Introducing Your New Director of Lifespan Religious Education

Dear FUUSN Community. Hello! It is with great excitement and joy that I introduce myself as your new Director of Lifespan Religious Education. I look forward to meeting and getting to know each of you, and to the adventures we will share in this coming years. I want to tell you a little more about … Continued

RE Connections

What a great year it’s been! Please register all children and youth (ages 0–18) who will be part of our FUUSN community next year using the Religious Education (RE) Registration Form. It is truly helpful for the RE staff to have all of this information as soon as possible, and would be a great gift … Continued

Engaging the “Tough Terms”

Whether you’ve been a part of the FUUSN community for a little while or a long time, many of us grapple when particular words are mentioned. Do we mean the same thing when we say them? Part of the Adult Faith Development Task Force’s work illuminated the complexities of what each of us means when … Continued

RE Connections

What a fun going-away party you all threw for me on May 4! Thank you so much! I enjoyed the energy, the festivity, and the faces of so many people I’ve become fond of over these past four years. I am glad that I will be with you all through the end of the church … Continued

Teaching RE: We Need You

We Need You We are making good progress lining up our RE teaching teams for next year, but still need a few more volunteers. Our goal is to have ALL teaching teams in place for the coming year by the end of May. This will be a great farewell gift to Rowan, and will ensure … Continued

DLRE Search: The Job Posting

The First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton (FUUSN) seeks a full-time religious educator to lead and inspire our active, diverse Lifespan Religious Education Program. As a leader of our congregation, the Director of Lifespan Religious Education will work collaboratively with our Senior Minister, Music Director, and staff in developing worship and integrating religious education into … Continued


Let’s come together on Friday evening, May 4, to celebrate our beloved Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Rowan Van Ness, who leaves for divinity school in June. We’ll meet in the parish hall from 5:30 p.m. and stay till 8:00. The format will be Family Fun Night, so all ages are welcome! Jeannie will be … Continued

Youth Teacher Application due May 8

We are accepting applications for high school youth who are interested in being Youth Teachers for the 2018-2019 school year! Youth Teachers work with adults to teach and support in FUUSN’s religious education classrooms throughout the year. This is a paid position with support and training. If you will be a high school age youth … Continued

New DLRE Search Process

While we are all sorry to have to say goodbye to Rowan, we are excited for the opportunities she will have in divinity school. Mark your calendars for Friday May 4 at 6:00 pm for a gathering at FUUSN to celebrate Rowan and wish her well! We’ve begun the process to search for a new … Continued