In "Resistance and Transformation," a Tapestry of Faith program
Have participants brainstorm, on newsprint, a list of congregational social justice efforts that have cost the congregation money, either directly or indirectly. Then, invite each participant to pick an activity from the list and share why they think the effort was worth the money spent.
Distribute Handout 2, The Cost. Invite participants to read it silently. After all have finished, invite comments and observations about the financial costs that the New Orleans congregation faced as a result of their justice work. Point out that these efforts almost bankrupted the congregation, threatening its survival as an institution. Facilitate a discussion on the financial costs of justice work, using these questions:
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