All Blog Posts Tagged 'peace' (27)

Beacon House volunteers needed on May 24

Beacon House has a Saturday Science club that has been a huge hit for children ages 5 to 18.  Adults and youth are needed to help out with the full filled activities.  UU churches in the area have been asked to provided volunteers and UUCA is responsible for staffing the 4th Saturday of each month.  The children start arriving…

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Added by Jason Powell on May 14, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Peace Camp is filling fast

Peace Camp is a summer camp packed with fun activities for children (ages 5 to 14), youth, and adults to learn and practice peace-making skills.

Peace Camp is a treasured UUCA institution and a unique training ground for new generations of peace builders. The camp brings community partner kids and kids from the suburbs together in an environment that builds common strengths on common ground.  Peace Camp 2014 will run for 3 weeks this year (June…

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Added by Jason Powell on May 9, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Peace Leaders in Action Club

Have fun with friends, play cooperative games, explore issues you care about, create dramatic skits, learn ways to be a Leader for change and action.  Lunch will be provided.  This club is for youth ages 10-16 and will meet at UUCA from 12:45pm – 2:45pm on Sunday May 11. For more information, please contact MJ Park at mjpeace@gmail.com.

Added by Jason Powell on May 5, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Peace Camp still has room for a few more campers

Peace Camp is a summer camp packed with fun activities for children (ages 5 to 14), youth, and adults to learn and practice peace-making skills.

Peace Camp is a treasured UUCA institution and a unique training ground for new generations of peace builders. The camp brings community partner kids and kids from the suburbs together in an environment that builds common strengths on common ground.  Peace Camp 2014 will run for 3 weeks this year (June…

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Added by Jason Powell on April 22, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Beacon House volunteers needed on April 26

Beacon House has a Saturday Science club that has been a huge hit for children ages 5 to 18.  Adults and youth are needed to help out with the full filled activities.  UU churches in the area have been asked to provided volunteers and UUCA is responsible for staffing the 4th Saturday of each month.  The children start arriving…

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Added by Jason Powell on April 13, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Peace Camp 2014 registration is open

Peace Camp is a summer camp packed with fun activities for children (ages 5 to 14), youth, and adults to learn and practice peace-making skills.

Peace Camp is a treasured UUCA institution and a unique training ground for new generations of peace builders. The camp brings community partner kids and kids from the suburbs together in an environment that builds common strengths on common ground.  Peace Camp 2014 will run for 3 weeks this year (June…

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Added by Jason Powell on April 11, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Peace Leaders in Action Club

Have fun with friends, play cooperative games, explore issues you care about, create dramatic skits, learn ways to be a Leader for change and action.  Lunch will be provided.  This club is for youth ages 10-16 and will meet at UUCA from 12:45pm – 2:45pm on Sunday April 13 and May 11. For more information, please contact MJ Park at mjpeace@lffp.org

Added by Jason Powell on April 9, 2014 at 1:54am — No Comments

Powers of the Weak—Disobedience?

“Don’t scratch those mosquito bites,” my mommy said.  She threatened horrors: bleeding, staph infections, blood-poisoning, scars.  Maybe even death.  Well, yeah, but the pain of scratching was better than the intolerable itch of not-scratching.

 

I still scratch my itches, and disobey other ordinances as that seems right.

 

What’s best?  I wrestle with that question as applied to UUCA halfway through our two years of transition…

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Added by Cynthia Adcock on August 25, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Peace Leadership Training for young people on Sunday Jan 20 @12:45

Little Friends For Peace is offering peace leadership training for young people on the third Sunday of every month. Topics include Discovering Peace; Caring for Self, Others, and the Earth; Non-violent Conflict Resolution; Sharing One's Gifts and Talents; Appreciating Diversity; and Meeting Peacemakers. Projects and actions for peace include discussions, cooperative games, art, drama, hands-on activities, and field…

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Added by Jason Powell on January 11, 2013 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Peace Leadership Training for young people on Sunday Dec 16 @12:45

Little Friends For Peace is offering peace leadership training for young people on the third Sunday of every month. Topics include Discovering Peace; Caring for Self, Others, and the Earth; Non-violent Conflict Resolution; Sharing One's Gifts and Talents; Appreciating Diversity; and Meeting Peacemakers. Projects and actions for peace include discussions, cooperative games, art, drama, hands-on activities, and field…

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Added by Jason Powell on December 13, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Peace Leadership Training on Sunday Nov 18

Little Friends For Peace is offering peace leadership training for young people on November 18.  Topics include Discovering Peace; Caring for Self, Others, and the Earth; Non-violent Conflict Resolution; Sharing One's Gifts and Talents; Appreciating Diversity; and Meeting Peacemakers. Projects and actions for peace include discussions, cooperative games, art, drama, hands-on activities, and field trips.

 

Training is divided into three tracks:

1) Peace Club for 3rd thru…

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Added by Jason Powell on November 14, 2012 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Peace Campers take action and collect food for AFAC

The Peace Campers discussed solutions to Homelessness, Hunger, War, Animal Cruelty, and Equal Rights at an Issues Forum this week. One of their solutions to Hunger was to start a food drive for AFAC. Campers are collecting food over the next two weeks and hope you can help.  Recommend donations: cereal, oatmeal, cooking oil, corn flour,

can fish, canned fruit, dry beans, or rice.  Please drop off food…

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Added by Jason Powell on July 6, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Peace Camp Week 2 Closing Ceremony at 2pm

Come join the peace campers and staff for our Closing Ceremony at 2:00pm on Friday July 6. Each group will present a skit, song, or presentation on this year’s Peace Camp theme— Oceans of Peace.

2:00 Closing Ceremony

3:00 Dismissal  - Campers will be dismissed from their classrooms after picking up their activity bags.

We still have a few spots available for Week 3 (July 9-13).  Please see the registration desk if interested.

Please take our Peace Camp…

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Added by Jason Powell on July 5, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Peace Camp Week 1 Closing Ceremony at 2pm

Come join the peace campers and staff for our Closing Ceremony at 2:00pm. Each group will present a skit, song, or presentation on this year’s Peace Camp theme— Oceans of Peace.

2:00 Closing Ceremony

3:00 Dismissal  - Campers will be dismissed from their classrooms after picking up their activity bags.

We still have a few spots available for Week 2 (July 2, 3, 5, 6) and Week 3 (July 9-13).  Please see the registration desk if interested.

Please take our Peace…

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Added by Jason Powell on June 28, 2012 at 11:12pm — No Comments

Peace Camp 2012 has set sail on the Oceans of Peace!

Peace Camp 2012 left the dock today for a three week cruise on the Oceans of Peace.  72 campers and over 40 staff learned about put ups and I Care language, worked on art projects, played cooperative games, danced, visited the Peace Museum, cared for the earth, and wrote Peace songs with songwriter Noah Silver. So much fun packed into one day!

 

Check out photos of camp:…

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Added by Jason Powell on June 25, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Parenting Workshops - Parenting for a Peaceful Household

Little Friends For Peace is offering PARENTING FOR…

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Added by Jason Powell on April 24, 2012 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Coffee House to Benefit Peace Camp

This year all of our Coffee Houses are focused on benefitting children and youth.  The coffee house scheduled for Friday, Feb. 3 will focus specifically on this summer’s Peace Camp.  If you feel like singing a song, telling a good joke, reciting some poetry, performing a dramatic reading or sharing any other creative talent, great or small, this would be a great time to do it.  The main purpose of the coffee house evenings is to have fun and while we have fun we also try to raise a little…

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Added by Jason Powell on February 2, 2012 at 9:13pm — 1 Comment

Peace Camp Informational Program

On Sunday, January 29 prospective camper parents and staff are invited to attend a Peace Camp Informational Program.  During this session you can learn more about the camp and staffing opportunities. 

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Added by Jason Powell on January 28, 2012 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Peace Leadership & Perry School Youth live the Dream

The Peace Leadership Youth Group celebrated Martin Luther King day with youth from the Perry School Peace Room.  MJ Park welcomed all the youth and we passed the earth ball around as we introduced ourselves and got to know each other.  We got our energy flowing by dancing, popping and locking, and hip hopping with the dance instructor.  The youth then teamed up with the perry youth and split into smaller groups. We painted a mural on the school wall and drew our dreams for the world.  We…

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Added by Jason Powell on January 16, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Creating Peace Group: Teaching Peace in the Family

On Wednesday, January 18 and March 14, UUCA Peace Camp is co-hosting two workshops with the Creating Peace Group: Teaching Peace in the Family. These workshops will show parents, teachers, and others working with children, how to help children cope with, and respond to, interpersonal conflict and to understand attitudes that contribute to conflict. Conflict will be addressed as an opportunity: an invitation to building relationships and negotiating…

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Added by Jason Powell on January 12, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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