Children’s Religious Education Committee

The Children’s Religious Education program provides opportunities for children from preschool through eighth grade to gather for Sunday worship, fun, fellowship, learning, and service. It is our goal to help our youngest friends form lifelong bonds to community, to Truth and Light, and to the Society of Friends. Each year, our youngest Friends walk away with a deep sense of the history of Quakers, Quaker beliefs and ideals, and what it means to be a Quaker today. We aim to support each child’s personal journey as they ask:  What does it mean for me to be Quaker?  What do I believe?

Fall Schedule 2022

September 25th – Let your life speak. Quaker testimonies (SPICES): Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship will be discussed.

October 9th – The theme of the week is gifts. Beginning the discernment process on deciding the charity which will receive the proceeds of our Simple Supper. This lesson recognizes the God-given gifts in each of us. As Quakers, we look for opportunities to let our Light shine and share our gifts because this gift is not for me alone. When we are together, our gifts are like a mosaic, displaying the diversity of our community through their beautiful variety.  Once we are grounded in the ideas of the lesson, the children will begin the  discernment process to select a charity to receive the proceeds of November’s Simple Supper event.

October 16th – No CRE

October 23rd – Let’s talk about Meeting for Worship and finalizing the process of deciding the Simple Supper designated charity.

October 30th – No CRE

November 4th – Simple Supper

November 13th – Focusing on Christmas, and a thankful craft.

November 20th – No CRE – Quarterly Meeting

November 27th – No CRE- Thanksgiving Weekend

December 4th – No CRE – Meeting for Business

December 11th –

December 18th –


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2020-2021 Spiritual Care Packages:

  • August: Perseid Meteor Showers
  • July: Seeds and the Wonder of Growing

Children’s Religious Education Committee Description

Child Safety Policy at NMM

CRE 2020-2021 Annual Report
CRE Annual Report final 050220
Child Safety Policy – Approved 2019
CRE 2018-2019 Annual Report
CRE 2017-2018 Report

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