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In "Riddle and Mystery," a Tapestry of Faith program
Participants practice talking about their faith.
An elevator speech about being a UU is a short explanation of what being a UU means to you.
Say that youth probably speak more often with others their age on school buses rather than on elevators. Ask them to imagine they are riding a bus home from school on a Friday, thinking about their plans for the weekend. When they mention a church event, someone asks, "What is a UU, anyway?" How would they describe Unitarian Universalism or their UU congregation to a friend who is not a UU? Invite the youth to develop brief "school bus talks" about being a UU. (It does not matter if youth actually ride a bus to school. The talk can be used at any time or place.)
You can do this in three different ways:
If the group has been using Notable Thoughts notebooks, they might be helpful in this activity.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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