Religious Education Program
Impact of Lessons Learned by Glenn during
his time at Cedar Lane:
“I recall very little of what I learned
explicitly at Cedar Lane. But what I learned implicitly is seared in my
heart. I was encouraged to reach out for the stars. I was taught that
humans have agency; that our choices matter. I sang again and again that I
had a little light in me and my job was to let it shine, shine, shine.
Include the excluded. I knew that this congregation of adults and my parents
care about me, want me to be happy and healthy and safe and successful. I
grew up in a congregation where it was normative that strong religious
leaders are women. By modeling adults, I learned that silence is okay; that
not knowing is OK. I recall constantly being encouraged to question, figure
things out for myself.
“If you had to live your life over and over
again, exactly the same, for all eternity, would you choose it?” The
Philosopher asks the Riddle of Eternal Return to truly discern if one is
living a well-lived life. I (Glenn) would choose, again and again and
again, growing up at Cedar Lane. It is and will forever be my religious
- The Rev. Glenn C. Farley
* Health, Safety, and Permission Forms and the Youth Contract
must be completed for each child.
Education Forms and Program Brochure:
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Religious Education Brochure,
Activity Permission Form for Children and Youth
Code of Ethics
Family Volunteer Form
of Family Volunteer Opportunities)
Youth Contract Form