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Buffalo, NY 14222
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Religious Education


Mission of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo Religious Education Program


To provide a safe and welcoming environment in which children, youth, and adults can explore our principles and purposes through thought, action, and transcendent experiences to further their individual spiritual development and connection to our Unitarian Universalist Faith and the world in which we live.

 Goals of the Religious Education Program

  • Welcome and Nurture all Children and Youth providing them with the felt experience of their worth and dignity among us.
  • Model Fair and Compassionate Treatment
  • Meet the Children and Youth at their starting point and help them grow in their connection to and understanding of their Unitarian Universalist Identities
  • Encourage Questions and provide a rich environment to explore possible answers.
  • Empower Children and Youth to know that they can make a difference in the world through their words and deeds.
  • Build a community that is inclusive of diversity in all of its forms, including race, nationality of origin, sexual identities, family structures, disabilities, and theological convictions.
  • Model responsible interactions within the interdependent web and the resources that we share.