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Materials and Supplies

The RE space is stocked with “the basics”: markers, pens, scissors, glue, rocks for joys and sorrows, a chalice, and several book resources for adults.  Additional materials are in the RE Office Space.  Please use what you need from our Supply Room, then help maintain … read more.

Discipline

Allow the children to help decide on appropriate behaviour.  Post their ideas on a chart on the wall so they can be referred to. The group will take ownership of the guidelines if they have been involved in creating them.

If a child needs time away … read more.

Safety

Safe Congregations Policy

Please read the safe congregations policy in its entirety here.

Below you’ll find the sections related to working with children at KUF highlighted:

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Fire Drill at KUF

Fire drills are held periodically during Sunday services.

Procedures to be followed during a drill or in the … read more.

Junior Youth – ages 11-13

Building Bridges: A World Religions Program

The purpose of the Building Bridges program is to deepen youth’s understanding of the dynamic, fascinating, and varied world in which they live. It seeks to broaden their knowledge of humanity and embolden their spiritual search.

The program is organized … read more.

RE Philosophy

The great end in Religious Education is not to stamp our minds upon the young, but to stir up their own. Not to make them see with our eyes, but to look inquiringly with their own…not to impose religion upon them in the … read more.

Session 1: On the Threshold

Session 1: On the Threshold:

I want to remind myself and others that our homes can become sacred places, filled with life and meaning. — Gunilla Norris

This session is the threshold of a journey that leaders and participants will take together, an exploration of … read more.