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Closing (30 minutes), Workshop 17: Voices from the Local Community

In "Building the World We Dream About," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

  • Snacks and beverages
  • Taking It Home

Preparation for Activity

  • Purchase refreshments or ask participants to bring them, taking food allergies and sensitivities into account.
  • Download Taking It Home and copy for all participants.

Description of Activity

Close the event with a small reception to talk informally with your guests and thank them for enriching the perspective of the congregation.

Distribute Taking It Home. Invite participants to continue seeking and listing potential opportunities and practical strategies for building multicultural competence.

Offer these closing words, from Paula Cole Jones:

The work of building a just community means individually and collectively working in right relationship with people of historically marginalized groups and holding ourselves accountable for changing the things that create injustice.

Extinguish the chalice.

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Last updated on Saturday, December 10, 2011.

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