Posts by Sara Burlingame

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Religious Education News – May 2014

by Sara Burlingame

We are winding down, my friends.Myself and the RE Committee have sent in our budget, solidified our Summer Camp theme and dates, launched our Playground Committee and we have looked on our work and called it “good.” It is good work that the RE Committee and our amazing RE volunteers do and I want to make […]

Religious Education News – April 2014

by Sara Burlingame

I wanted to do something different with this month’s Focus article and interview one of the mothers in the RE program. We’ve been talking about disabilities in Children’s Chapel and working on how the 7 Principles guides us to interact with our disabilities and other people’s.  I asked Sarah Erdman if she would share her […]

Religious Education News – March 2014

by Sara Burlingame

Everything is so much better when you’re aroundJust don’t float so high you drift awayStand tall, with your feet on the groundI love your songs, I love your soundEverything is so much better when you’re around ~Jolie Holland, Mexican Blue  Everything is so much better when you’re around. That’s been the theme of February for […]

Religious Education News – February 2014

by Sara Burlingame

I am what I am because of other people and they are what they are because of me being around. ~Maasai Tribal saying  2014 is still brand spanking new and maybe because I love babies, new beginnings and that new car smell… this year seems especially spectacular to me. With the help of Rev. Audette […]

Religious Education News – January 2014

by Sara Burlingame

I am writing this on the solstice, the longest day of the year. How much RE has to be thankful for! We have a wonderful cadre of volunteers working in RE, but we still need two more people to round out our roster. If you have any interest, please let me know. Our big news is […]

Religious Education News – December 2013

by Sara Burlingame

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. ~Wendell Berry  It is […]

Religious Education (RE) News – November 2013

by Sara Burlingame

I am writing this before the actual event, but I am confident that the Halloween Carnival was well attended, full of fun costumes, great games and we all had a good time – if this is true you can call me Nostradamus from now on! I am so excited to have a Music Director again […]

Religious Education (RE) News – October 2013

by Sara Burlingame

By Sara Burlingame, Director of Religious Education Was it light? Was it light within? Was it light within light? Stillness becoming alive, Yet still? A lively understandable spirit Once entertained you. It will come again. Be still. Wait. ~ Roethke, The Lost Son So much light to be thankful for as we head into the […]

Religious Education News – September 2013

by Sara Burlingame

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Our new year together begins with […]

Religious Education News – August 2013

by Sara Burlingame

I hope everybody’s summer is coming along with adventures, insights and quiet moments to appreciate how gorgeous this time of year is on the High Plains. We moved to Cheyenne from the Central Valley of California 15 years ago come mid August. There is never a summer that I don’t feel the tiniest bit smug […]