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In "Faithful Journeys," a Tapestry of Faith program
Gather the children in a circle. Light the chalice. Point out the chalice-lighting words on the newsprint and invite the group to read together:
We light this flame for the light of truth, the warmth of love, and the energy of action.
Indicate the poster(s) of the Unitarian Universalist Principles. Say, in your own words:
These are the Unitarian Universalist Principles. Each time we meet, we will learn more about them and what they mean. We are also going to learn how we can take action based on them. Let's get started.
If not all participants are fluent readers, take the time to teach the group to say the opening words from memory.
If the group has children who are sensitive to perfumes or other chemicals, use unscented candles or an electric or battery-operated flame. An electric or battery-operated flame is also recommended if you may not use open flames or if any participants are afraid of fire.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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