Religous Education

Lifespan Religious Education

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,
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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 … read more.

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 … read more.

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 … read more.

Join the RE Teaching Team

Joining an RE teaching team is one of the best ways to meet new people at FUUSN, contribute to our community, and make meaningful connections!  Wondering if it’s a good fit for you?  Stop by the RE Table during coffee hour and speak to … read more.

R.E. Connections

What a full past couple of weeks it has been! More than 60 people attended FUUSN’s Passover Seder, hundreds attended the Passover/Easter service, and the Easter Egg Hunt had more participants than ever. Youngsters recited the Four Questions at the Seder with help and elders … read more.

The Lending Library Returns

Hurrah!! The lending library is coming back to coffee hours in April and May. There will also be a table for children’s RE books. Borrow a children’s book and bring it back the next week. The adult books are loaned for one month.

In April and … read more.

R.E. Connections

“Sunday School is the hope of the future.” When I started working at FUUSN, this sign was given to me to hang in my office, as has hung in many offices of FUUSN’s Directors of Religious Education before me. There is something powerful that happens … read more.

RE Connections

I recently crunched the numbers of our average participation at FUUSN on Sunday mornings of children and youth in our RE programs and was amazed to see our average participation for Sundays with RE classes as around 80 children and youth! We are an engaged … read more.

R.E. Connections

FUUSN Children Raise Money for Puerto Rico!

In the wake of Hurricane Maria and in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s commitment to helping people who are poor and people of color, FUUSN Religious Education children made treats this past Sunday and sold … read more.