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Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle
  • Taking It Home
  • Optional: Faith in Action from this workshop and/or Spiritual Preparation from Workshop 12

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, and read these words from the 1960 worship service celebrating the consolidation of the AUA and UCA:

We declare our allegiance to the (new) Unitarian Universalist Association, and pledge our lives, our fortunes, and our faith to its highest purposes and sure upbuilding.

Extinguish the chalice.

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