Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle
  • Taking It Home
  • Copies of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook
  • Optional: Faith in Action for this workshop and/or Spiritual Preparation for Workshop 15

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

Gather the group in a circle around the chalice. 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 the group to read in unison the words of Keshab Chandra Sen, Reading 474 in Singing the Living Tradition, "Unto the Church Universal." Extinguish the chalice.

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.

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