Help a Small Congregation offer OWL

Help a Small Congregation offer OWL

Crowdfunding Completed: October 13, 2017

Amount Funded: $720

Project Owner: Free Church Unitarian Blaine, WA

Short Description of Project

This Faithify campaign will help Free Church Unitarian to offer Our Whole Lives sexuality education classes for youth for the first time.

How was this project connected to UU?

Free Church Unitarian is a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Our Whole Lives curricula are published by the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries. Our Whole Lives emphasizes UU values of the worth of every person and justice and compassion in human relations.

Full Description of Project

Free Church Unitarian is a congregation of 50 members in Blaine, Washington. The congregation will be offering Our Whole Lives programming for youth for the first time! Our Whole Lives is comprehensive fact-based sexuality education. The class helps participants clarify their values, build interpersonal skills, and understand the spiritual, emotional, and social aspects of sexuality. OWL empowers youth to make informed responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior. Your contribution will support UU youth and a thriving small congregation.

The OWL class is supported by the minister Reverend Amy Moses-Lagos and the Board of Trustees of Free Church Unitarian. Two members of the congregation plan to take the OWL training in Port Orchard, Washington in November. The class for youth will begin in December. Of the money raised, $600 will cover the registration fee and travel costs for two adults to participate in the teacher training. $120 will cover the cost to purchase the curricula.