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Gather the group in a circle. Ask a participant to light the chalice as you or another participant read the opening words.
If your group likes to sing either a capella or with accompaniment, sing "Here We Have Gathered," Hymn 360 in Singing the Living Tradition.
Or, share "We Need One Another," Reading 468 in Singing the Living Tradition. This is a responsive reading, so you may want to divide participants into two groups, one group to read the plain text and the other group to read the italicized.
Tell participants some activities in this workshop may induce a mild level of stress. Let them know that they can always "pass" or excuse themselves if they are uncomfortable. Reassure them that the purpose of the workshop is to build participants' awareness of how they react to and reduce stress and to explore how they, as leaders, can set a congregational tone that invites others to care for themselves in body and spirit.
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Last updated on Saturday, October 29, 2011.
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