Activity 1: Sharing Marginality and Mattering Stories
Activity time: 20 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Leader Resource 2, Serial Testimony Protocol
Preparation for Activity
- Review Leader Resource 2 and prepare to explain it.
Description of Activity
Explain the serial testimony protocol. Invite the group to practice it together by responding, one at a time, to these questions:
Tell us your name again, and share how long you have been active in the congregation. Why did you join this congregation? What keeps you here?
Repeat the questions between responses, if needed.
Thank participants for sharing their stories.