Pending Fall 2020 Session – Grades 7 & 8
Check back soon for details!
About the Facilitators
We are pleased to have Renee Elaine Manning and Lynn Rosenbaum join us to facilitate this session of Our Whole Lives.
Renee Elaine Manning, M.Div grew up in the Boston area and has two beautiful daughters from her first marriage, Evelyn and Erin. Renee married her wife, Serena in 2014 and gained two sons, Andrew and Ricky. Renee is a Senior CAD illustrator on the PATRIOT Missile Project and has been at Raytheon for 35 years. On the side, Renee portrays five historical characters including a space shuttle pilot and Galileo – in schools through-out New England. Recently awarded a Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School Renee is seeking ordination in the UCC faith tradition and is a GLBT advocate specializing in teaching “Transgender 101”.
Lynn Rosenbaum, M.Ed., M.A. has been enthusiastically facilitating Our Whole Lives for the past six years to young people in grades 4-12 in Arlington, Cambridge and Belmont in both church and community settings. An experienced Prevention Educator, she has educated young people on issues including substance abuse, sexual assault, and eating disorders. She co-authored the chapter on Sexuality in Our Bodies, Ourselves and is on the Steering Committee for the Community Health Network Coalition (CHNA17). Lynn is also a musician and dancer, leading community Circle Sings and performing with the School of Honk.
Plans are underway for additional series (i.e. k-1, 8-9) to take place in the Spring and Fall of 2020. If you have interest in this program as a parent, volunteer or partner please contact Rev. Wendy.