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Youth Religious Education

The UUCOV Youth Religious Education (YRE) program
grounds itself in The Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism:

Each person is important

Be kind in all you do

We’re free to learn together

We search for what is true

All people have a voice

Build a fair and peaceful world

We care for planet Earth

Inclusivity

We welcome all persons, regardless of:

  • race, ethnicity, national origin;
  • gender or gender identification, affectional preference or sexual orientation;
  • age, physical or mental challenge;
  • social, economic, or marital status.

Youth Religious Education News

New Beginnings

jonathan greenstein 2017The Sunday before the new school year began, we experienced the bittersweet day of saying farewell to our long term YRE Assistant, Jonathan Greenstein, as he begins his freshman year at Florida State University. Jonathan was presented with a check from the congregation along with cards, a photo collage and a cake. Our YRE youth performed a dance to Phil Phillips song “Home”, while Rev. Khleber played the guitar and the congregation joined with their strong voices.
Rev. Khleber blessed all our children as they begin this new academic year. Special backpack charms with the UU chalice were made by Stephanie Zoernack and presented to each child.jonathan greenstein 3 2017
jonathan greenstein 2 2017We wish our children a successful and fulfilling school year!!
On August 13th, we honored YRE Assistant Jonathan Greenstein as he leaves for FSU and Khleber blessed all of the youth as they start school their school year. Then it was off to play musical clothes and enjoy a farewell cake with Jonathan.