In "Faith like a River," a Tapestry of Faith program
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. Share these words of Martin Buber:
The real essence of community is to be found in the fact—manifest or otherwise—that it has a center. The real beginning of a community is when its members have a common relation to the center overriding all other relations; the circle is described by its radii, not by the points along its circumference.
Extinguish the chalice.
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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