the fifth and sixth grade classThe program builds on the legacy and vision of Dr. Jane Goodall to place the power and resources of creating practical solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people.

This is a unique program where our kindergarten through sixth-grade children are encouraged to develop their leadership skills as well as their awareness of the world around them.

The program promotes a respect for the interconnectedness of all living things as well as a sense of the sacredness of our earth. Teachers use storytelling, arts and crafts, songs, and interactive activities to facilitate an environment of fun, trust, and learning.

In addition to the Peace Curriculum offered this fall, this class will participate in the Our Whole Lives (OWL) program in the spring.

This class also enthusiastically produces and performs the annual UUFN Holiday Pageant in December.

Contact Andrea at or 302-368-2984 with any questions.






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For Halloween Weekend our Roots and Shoots Class planned an engaging service. They taught us all about Jane Goodall and then lead us in a service project. The entire congregation helped to put together “Go-Bags” for the Newark Empowerment Center and Code Purple.