In "Resistance and Transformation," a Tapestry of Faith program
Distribute the handouts. Have the two volunteers read Handout 1, The Empowerment Controversy aloud, alternating paragraphs. Then, ask participants to read Handout 2, Time Line of the Empowerment Controversy silently to themselves. Because the story is complex, help the group apprehend the facts before responding more deeply. After everyone is clear on what happened, go around the group, inviting each person in turn to respond, in a few words, to the story. Affirm the variety of responses and observations that are voiced.
Facilitate a discussion of the material in the handouts, using these questions:
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