NOVEMBER 24
John Woolman and Simplicity.
John Woolman struggled to lead a simple life, in order to become closer to his spirituality as well as to lessen the burden on others created by his needs. Students will brainstorm and share ideas – by making a scrolling visual story – on ways we can live more simply during the upcoming holidays. (Combined class groups)

DECEMBER 1
Advent.
Students will learn about and discuss this period beginning four Sundays before Christmas (December 1 – December 24 this year), observed in commemoration of the coming of Christ into the world. (Combined class groups).

DECEMBER 8
Diwali.
Students will explore this Hindu festival of lights that typically lasts five days and celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika. It is one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance”. (Combined class groups).

DECEMBER 15
Holiday Traditions, Part 1
(Combined class groups).

DECEMBER 18
Religious Education Committee Meeting
6:00 PM at the Meeting House. All are welcome – you do not need to be a committee member to attend. There are often very yummy snacks available.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21
Holiday Ornament Making, 12:00 to 3:00
Join us at the Meeting House to make ornaments for the holidays. This workshop is for children but all are welcome. Supplies are provided. RSVPs are appreciated! Please contact Sara (SaraBrown8@aol.com) and Maria (marianicklin@gmail.com) for more information.

DECEMBER 22
Holiday Traditions, Part 2
(Combined class groups). Please join us for tree trimming at the rise of Meeting in preparation for the holiday potluck and carol sing that starts later in the day at 6:00 PM.

DECEMBER 29
Practicing SPICES in the New Year
(Combined class groups).

Are you interested in what we do in First Day School, considering teaching a class, or being a FAP? Please contact us! For more information, contact the Religious Education co-clerks Maria and Cameron: marianicklin@gmail.com and cameron247@hotmail.com.

Street Address:

18204 Lincoln Road

Purcellville, VA 20132

Postal Address:

PO Box 105

Lincoln, VA 20160

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