Activity time: 10 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle
- Copies of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook
- Taking It Home
- Optional: Faith in Action from this workshop and/or Spiritual Preparation from Workshop 2
Preparation for Activity
- Download and customize Taking It Home as a handout. You may wish to add the Faith in Action activity suggestion from this workshop and/or the Spiritual Preparation questions for the next workshop.
Description of Activity
Distribute Taking It Home. Announce the date, time, and place of the next workshop and any other "housekeeping" information. Request or remind volunteers if you want participants to read material aloud or perform other roles at the next meeting.
Invite participants to gather around the chalice. Distribute copies of Singing the Living Tradition and lead the group to read in unison Reading 456, "We extinguish this flame," by Elizabeth Selle Jones. Extinguish the chalice.