River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation

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A Sunday RE Snapshot


Our religious education learning is organized by exploring spiritual themes across the age span in and outside of worship. These spiritual themes rotate every three years.

Inwards Springs Year


Sept. 18, 2016 to May 21, 2017

May 28, 2017 to Aug.27, 2017







Infants thru to 35 months




Spirit Play Montessori-based learning for 3-year-olds thru to and including 5-year-olds not yet in Kindergarten




Sacred Spaces Workshop Rotation multi-age groupings K-2nd grade and 3rd thru 5th grade


6th / 7th


Heeding the Call: Qualities of a Justice Maker Middle school students will learn about many aspects of social justice and come up with class justice projects.




OWL Our Whole Lives is a sexuality education program emphasizing factual information, values, healthy relationships, and sound decision making. 



YRUU using a small group ministry model that creates a trusting environment for sharing significant aspects of teen life and spiritual development.








Childcare Infants through to 59 mos. (5 yrs)

K-8th Grade


At this time we are not offering religious education classes corresponding to this service in any regular sustained way. Please call Gabrielle Farrell for more information, 301-229-0400.


9th grade (1-2 Sundays per month)


Coming of Age A rites of passage learning program beginning in October and culminating in a service presented to the congregation.  Group meets on Sundays and other times. Participants must be registered by September 30 and agree to attend regularly.




Senior High Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality and Values Education begins in January. The class will discuss in depth issues related to human sexuality and values.  Permission from parents is required for this class, and parents or guardians must attend an orientation or meet with the instructors.