Children and Youth

In May 2015 members and youth of the UUCC congregation came together to build a playset for the children of our RE program. 
UUCC Religious Exploration 2016-2017

Our Goals

The goals of the UUCC Religious Exploration (RE) program are to nurture our young people's spiritual growth, their UU identity, their sense of community, and teach lifelong skills and values that are consistent with our UU principles. The most important job of a child is to discover who he or she is. The UUCC RE curriculum is uniquely structured to support a child on his or her life journey.

The great end in religious instruction is

not to stamp our minds irresistibly upon the young,

but to stir up their own;

Not to make them see with our eyes,

but to look inquiringly and steadily with their own;

Not to give them a definite amount of knowledge,

but to inspire a fervent love of truth;

Not to form an outward regularity,

but to touch inward springs.

~ William Ellery Channing


A note from our Youth and Young Families Coordinator:

Hello and welcome to our Religious Exploration community at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills.  We are happy to have you with us.

Here at UUCC, we offer a safe space where children and youth can ask big questions, where curiosity and wonder are encouraged and the ideas of children and youth are valued.  It is here where our children begin their life-long process of spiritual discovery.  It is here where our children discover the meaning of beloved community.

I look forward to getting to know you and welcome your questions as you seek a spiritual home for your family.

We are glad you’re here!

In beloved community,

Jane Podell, Youth and Young Families Coordinator



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