Interim Director of Lifespan Religious Education

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of a church-wide philosophy of lifespan (across all age groups) religious education
  • Create, implement, and support religious education programs and curricula grounded in current Unitarian Universalist Association religious education resources, emerging best practices, and curriculum offerings
  • Promote lifespan RE programs for all ages through appropriate media
  • Lead professional and volunteer staff in the integration of children and youth in meaningful and satisfying worship experiences
  • Engage with youth on the meaning of membership in a Unitarian Universalist congregation in coordination with the Membership Coordinator
  • Work with other staff and lay leaders to integrate new members and visitors into the church
  • Manage the recruiting, training, and support of LRE leaders, teachers and volunteers
  • Create plans, provide materials, recruit facilitators, and arrange time and space for Adult RE classes
  • Celebrate rites of passage and rituals for all ages in collaboration with Minister
  • Lead in the creation, implementation, and monitoring of a Safe Church program for the RE wing of the church and wherever children and youth are gathered on church property, in collaboration with other church staff