In "Harvest the Power," a Tapestry of Faith program
Participants share with one another hymns and readings which inspire them, comfort them, challenge them or are for some other reason personal favorites. Distribute hymnals, paper and pens/pencils. Invite participants to find their favorite hymns or readings and jot down the numbers. Tell them as they search the hymnbook for their favorites, they may discover other gems.
After about ten minutes, invite participants, one at a time, to explain why one they have chosen is a particular favorite. Sing favorite hymns as a group, accompanied by keyboard or led by an experienced vocalist.
Note common favorites among those in the group; one may suit the closing for this workshop or an opening for a subsequent workshop.
A song leader or accompanist can encourage those in your group who may be reluctant to sing.
Have large print and/or braille hymnbooks available as needed by your group.
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Last updated on Saturday, October 29, 2011.
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