The Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah

311 East Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401  *  Troup Square  *  912-549-0326
                                                         

Religious Education Classes 2018-2019

Our Sunday school curriculum themes proceed through a four-year rotation: For the 2018-2019 our thematic focus will be our Judeo-Christian heritage. Other years we focus on the Unitarian Universalist tradition, World Religions, and Social Justice & Peace-making. We offer classes for children from preschool through 12th grade.  Visitors are always welcome. 


Below you can find more information about our various curricula:


3yo-Kindergarten


The Music of Spirit


Rebecca Flaherty, an accomplished vocalist, and her husband, Dan Flaherty are implementing an original curriculum developed by Mrs. Becca (as we call her) based on her knowledge of the Kodály method, a dynamic and collaborative approach to music education that combines body movements, singing, and ear-training. Their classes employ a variety of music-based activities to engage children ages 3-5 in both learning about and actively employing the seven principles of Unitarian Universalism. Music provides a powerful platform from which young children can develop capacities for self-expression, and increase awareness of themselves and one another. This class is taught with a lot of love, care, and enthusiasm. 
 

1st-5th Grade


Timeless Themes (first half of the year)

This class will be following a curriculum called Timeless Themes, which introduces children to the Biblical literature that is an important component our Unitarian Universalist heritage. The Bible stories are taught from the perspective of UU values. The violence in the stories is not avoided but recognized and used to guide participants toward an understanding of non-violent ways to resolve conflicts.

6th-12th Grade


Bibleodeon  (first half of the year)

This class will be following a curriculum called Bibleodeon, which introduces the Hebrew and Christian scriptures by presenting well known Bible stories with fun plays and engaging games. Children enjoy acting out the stories where often the script is sprinkled with silly jokes. Treasure hunts, writing your own proverbs, being detectives and trying to figure out who killed Abel, and watching video clips from Jesus Christ Superstar is a fun and engaging way to learn about the Bible.