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March 15, 2018 News:

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For those of you who may not have heard, I tendered my resignation to UUCLB a few weeks ago, so this will be my final weekly Religious Ed e-newsletter. You are an amazing community of people, and it has truly been my honor to serve alongside you the past year and a half. I will be back from time to time on Sunday mornings to worship with you, but I will begin serving as the Director of Communications at Claremont School of Theology on Monday, March 19. My departing hope for you is that you continue doing the good work that makes love real in the world. You’re doing it. Keep on keeping on.
In thanks and admiration,
Kendra

THIS SUNDAY:
Faith in Action: Following Time for all Ages in Worship, children and youth will head to the chalice building to put hygiene kits together for homeless teens. If you’d like to support this project, please bring items list above to the Chalice Building on Sunday, March 18 or contact Laura Scully to make alternate arrangements.In Worship: Rev. Rick will lead the congregation in an important message on change, anxiety, and not rushing the process.
Mark your calendars for April 1 – NO FOOLING!

This year, at 9:00 and 11:00 children and youth will celebrate with popcorn & a movie THEN, in between services at 10:00 a.m., the Easter Bunny is coming to UUCLB along with an Egg Hunt, the Magical Egg Machine, Prizes, and fun! Stay late or come early, and bring a friend.
This week is the FINAL Sunday for Secret Pals Letter Exchange!
With the Reveal Picnic on March 18!
High School Teens and Parents you’re invited to a BBQ Potluck and information session. Watch your mail for more information.
We need Snack Hosts EVERY week.
email dlre@uuclb.org for more information
LRE Overview of Children and Youth Sunday Programming

 

March: Principle 5 — “The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large,” or “All people need a voice.” Through Principle 5, we’ll study the democratic process, empowerment, using our voices for justice, and creating spaces for others to use their voices. (See above for details.)

April: Principles 6 and 7 — “The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all,” or “Build a fair and peaceful world.” AND “Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part,” or “We care for our planet Earth.” In April, we’ll first look at kid liberators and uncover ways our actions can effect change – even making our own “Social Justice Banners.” Then, we’ll learn about Earth traditions and caring for the earth on our Youth Chapel Sunday.

May: In May we celebrate Beltane, LGBTQI Pride, and Memorial weekend, and we also begin preparations for LRE Sunday in June.

June: In June we prepare to lead LRE Sunday (June 3), then lead LRE Sunday (June 10), and then celebrate our High School Seniors (June 17), and then Chalice SUUmmer begins (June 24)!

Sundays at 9:00 a.m.
All ages learning together
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
Students grouped together by grade

Sponsored by our Green Team, Vegan Cooking Classes!
Next class: Monday, April 2. Register at church.
SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Improv in the Afternoon With Darren Held
  • Discover the laughs and joy improv comedy brings to the soul.
  • Learn how to think on your feet.
  • Increase confidence.
  • Rediscover the playful side of yourself.
Darren Held is the CEO and creator of Held2gether, Improv For Life and a graduate of NYU. For more than twenty years, Darren has been in the entertainment industry teaching people the art of improvisation comedy. His group has appeared in many venues over the years including at Second City and the Long Beach Playhouse. Darren is immensely talented as both a performer and a teacher. More information about Darren and his troupe can be found at held2gether.com. Join us for 2 hours of fun and encouraging improv games!

Not one, but TWO UU Youth Leadership events are being held in
sunny, southern California this summer!
1) Goldmine, July 7-12 in San Diego
2) Thrive West, August 1-5 location TBD

Click the links above to learn more and to register. Scholarships available!

SUMMER CAMP!
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PSWD Elementary Summer Youth Camp: July 8-14, 2018
PSWD Junior High Summer Youth Camp: July 15-21, 2018
PSWD Senior High Summer Youth Camp: July 22-28, 2018
PSWD Family Camp: July 29-August 4, 2018
PSWD Young Adult Camp: August 31-September 3, 2018