Children and Youth Ministry

NWUUC Youth Pancake Breakfast

Join the Northwest youth for our annual pancake breakfast Sunday, August 18, immediately following the service. This year we are asking the congregation to help us make this a breakfast/brunch potluck! The youth will cook pancakes—plain, chocolate chip, blueberry and gluten-free —and we ask that you supplement these treasures with sausages, bacon, fruits, veggies, deviled …

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PreK/K Spirit Play Religious Education Teacher

NWUUC (Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sandy Springs) seeks to hire a lead teacher for Spirit Play curriculum taught in the Pre-K and Kindergarten classrooms on Sunday mornings.  Spirit Play is a Unitarian Universalist adaption of Jerome Berryman’s Godly Play. Based on a Montessori approach, a lesson and story is presented each morning. This is …

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Northwest Welcomes New Director of Religious Education

Northwest welcomes its new Director of Religious Education (DRE) Adia Fields-Udofia.  Adia has been involved in Northwest’s religious education program since 2017 serving as the Spirit Play coordinator.   The DRE Search Committee consisted of interim minister Rev. Jonathan Rogers and congregational members Chrissy Haddad and MarKay Appel. Rev. Jonathan Rogers stated that “In addition to her storytelling skills, …

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Reflection on OWL Education

The Our Whole Lives Comprehensive Sexuality Education courses mean a lot to me. I’ve taken 7th-9th grade and Young Adult OWL. I’ve facilitated Kindergarten-2nd grade OWL, Middle School OWL, and Adult OWL. It’s an important part of my connection to Unitarian Universalism, not just in terms of lifestyle or politics, but theologically as well. Laura …

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