General Interest

Looking for a Special Needs Assistant in RE

Follen’s Religious Education program seeks a special needs aide to work with students in our Our Whole Lives (values-based human sexuality education for eighth graders) curriculum. Training in child psychology, special education, communication disorders, or related fields is strongly preferred. This position would begin almost immediately and conclude in May; it is possible that other … Continued

Self-Educate About Racism

Good Books To Borrow from Follen’s Library If you want to learn more about what it means to be white in America, to be black in America, and how we all got here, Follen has started a collection of books that should help. Sign one out for as long as you need it (within reason), then … Continued

“Fire” Art Show Is Coming

It’s not too late to contribute for Follen’s upcoming art show in the Anne Smith Gallery. Please leave your art in the copy room or on a table in the gallery/Ann Smith room before Friday, 9 September. And come and view the works after church on Sunday. Email Jane Spickett with the title and any information … Continued

Register Your Kids 

Religious Education registration for this year is underway. Please register your children and youth today. All children and youth must be registered to participate, and families must volunteer.  For more information see Registration Information and Forms or see the RE table in Coffee Hour. If you have questions, please talk with a member of the RE Action Team or email Interim DRE Deb … Continued

Our Religious Education Program Needs Your Help

Follen’s Religious Education program urgently seeks a few great folks to work with our programs.  We need these people particularly: Two more advisors for FUUY, our program for high school youth, grades 9-12*, to work as part of a team, advising our great youth program (average of two two-hour meetings per month, plus two overnight … Continued

“Fire” Art Show Coming Up

Please leave your art in the copy room or on a table in the gallery/Ann Smith room before Friday, 9 September. Email Jane Spickett with the title and any information/story about your work.

Covenant Groups: You’re Invited 

All are welcome to join a covenant group, where 8-10 people form strong bonds through discussing readings and sharing aspects of their spiritual lives. These groups meet monthly, with openings on Monday and Friday mornings and every night of the week except Saturday. If you would like to learn more about this program or sign up to join a group, please email covenantgroups@follen.org or phone DCE Susanne (781-862-3805, ext. 201).

Religious Education News

Please Register Your Children Now Forms – including medical release – are available at Follen Registration Information and Forms.  Please remember to include your activity fee for each child; if paying this fee is a hardship, please speak to me or a member of the RE Action Team. Programs start soon, and unregistered children are not … Continued

Suggested Community Reads: “Calling”

Every month Amy Newmark and Jane Spickett suggest some books related to the worship theme. For those of you who would like to connect a bit more with September’s theme of “Calling,” here is this month’s selection. Adults Leaving Church by Barbara Brown Taylor Younger children (ages 4 to 7) Yosemite’s Songster: One Coyote’s Story (Ginger Wadsworth) … Continued

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