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Closing (3 minutes), Session 15: What to Believe

In "Riddle and Mystery," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice or LED/battery-operated candle
  • Newsprint, markers and tape
  • Bell, tingsha chimes or other sound instrument
  • Taking It Home handout

Preparation for Activity

  • Adapt Taking It Home and copy it for all participants.
  • Write the closing words on newsprint, and post.

Description of Activity

Briefly summarize the session with words like these:

Today's Big Question asks, "How can I know what to believe?" We began with a story that led us to ask some new big questions of our own. Our "soul art" made us think about how different people can be, in terms of both art and religion. In our WCUU broadcast, some detectives talked about different places people can get help deciding what to believe. For WIT Time, we talked about our own favorite places to look for help shaping our beliefs.

Hand out any Taking It Home activity suggestions you have prepared.

Relight the chalice. Ask the group to speak these closing words with you: "May this light shine on in each of us as we search for the answers to our own biggest questions."

Extinguish the chalice. Sound the bell or chimes.

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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

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