Yes- most UU churches welcome all you mentioned.
I know it seems confusing.
Keep in mind- every church is a little different, too.
We do not have *prayer* at our church.
We have a time of meditation.
RE teacher gifts:
As part-time DRE for 4 years- and RE teacher for at least 2 Sundays a month- I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE a thoughtful card hand-made by the kids!
When I resigned as DRE (b/c of my other full-time job) the kids made me a...
pajamajes "My biggest question is about The Goddess. Are we talking about a literal person here, or a spirit, or mother earth, or what?"
I was raised fundamentalist christian, too.
I was jealous of the Catholic church with...
while pregnant- i had a "thing" come up between my breasts.
it was about the size of a pea
it gradually started getting darker
when my dd was about 18 months old-
she ripped it!!!
it started bleeding...and didn't...
at 13 months-
only Momma, Da-Da, duck and ball
but she understood almost everything we said.
she could sign "milk" and "more"
more "non-sense" jabber talking throughout the year-
and the week before...
my dd doesn't even really like any of the toys we've acquired...
we haven't bought anything...
she'd rather play with boxes, tools, read books, etc.
i'd like to know more of what you are thinking.
The scary part is when you tell it like Hades captured/kidnaped Persphone...took her without her consent. The ground opened up like a earthquake and devoured her... (then make a sound like "mu-ha-ha-ha!")
I sort of...