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children at annual assemblyOur Children’s Programming theme for the MidAmerica Regional Assembly 2017 is Being a Partner for Change

The age range is 3-12 years. 

Children’s programming at the 2017 MidAmerica Regional Assembly will build on the theme of the assembly of enhancing our interfaith partnerships. Children will have a day of creative engagement in “Being a Partner for Change.” The children’s program will include guided story, song, art projects, and fellowship building activities.

We ask that parents pick up their children for lunch and then return at 1p. We will have two trained childcare providers with the participants for the entire day.

  • The Child registration fee includes all four conference meals plus the child care.
  • The deadline for Child registration is before April 1.
  • Childcare is from 9:00 am - noon and 1:00 - 5:00 pm on Saturday, April 29.

Fees:

1st Child: $100
2nd Child:  $75
3rd and more: no additional charge

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RA2016 Youth and Young Adults by Shannon HarperWe invite youth and youth advisors from across the MidAmerica region to take part in "Finding our Partners: Faith in Action" Regional Assembly.

Our multigenerational goal is to make sure that youth, young adults, and adults have multiple opportunities to reflect, gain skills and resources, to help reframe your understanding of being an interfaith partner.

There will not be a separate youth track, but there is a youth orientation on Friday evening at the close of the opening service. Also, we will have a youth debrief on Saturday evening, after the closing service.

Many of our workshops will be of particular interest to youth and youth advisors, especially our workshop, ComUUnity @ Heart, which will include leaders from the Interfaith Youth Core. This workshop will explore capacity building to realize spirit filled, lifespan, caring, and sustainable models which put social justice at the center of congregational life. We will have youth and adult voices exploring the power of being a community of care, which embodies care for self, community, and the greater world. Learn about multigenerational success stories of UU congregations who seek to be a community of care through music/movement and message.

Please note: Youth MUST fill out and mail these forms:

Youth Conduct Agreement

Youth Permission Form

Climate Justice Creative Collective

FIRST
Engage in a entertaining experience of music, movement, and message on Climate Justice. We will be having multigenerational music and dancing with creative stations for collaborative artwork and reflections on climate justice.

THEN
Join members of the UU Young Adults for Climate Justice Network in an interactive worship service for climate justice. UU young adults in the midwest region will provide grounding reflections on the urgency of climate justice and how to move forward as a faith community. The UUYACJ network pledged to deliver 100 worship services for climate justice as part of a Commit2Respond campaign to uplift young adult voices and engage communities around the world to act on climate justice led by UU values. More info about the campaign.

Contact UUYACJ Communications Coordinator Amelia Diehl (uuyacj@gmail.com) for more information.

UU Young Adults for Climate Justice

Chicago Climate Justice March information:

Saturday, 4/29/17, from 12-4
Climate March Contact Info: jfujan@fwwatch.org
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