In "Resistance and Transformation," a Tapestry of Faith program
Hand out the index cards, asking participants to take two.
Have each participant write on one card activities the congregation does that might be considered social justice work. Examples might include "We donate money to the shelter across the street" or "We are officially a Welcoming Congregation.").
On the next card, invite participants to write activities they do personally, or that another person in the congregation does, that could be considered social justice work. Tell them not to attach names, but to simply describe the activity—for example, "does pro bono legal work" or "volunteers at the animal shelter."
Have a facilitator collect the cards and mix them up. Now, read the cards aloud and have a volunteer record the responses on newsprint.
After you have read all the cards, help the group add any items that have been left off the list of congregational work. Engage participants in conversation, using these questions:
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Last updated on Saturday, December 10, 2011.
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