In "Signs of Our Faith," a Tapestry of Faith program
Lead an Opening ritual the children designed (Session 9, Activity 4). Or, use this Opening ritual:
Distribute stoles, if the children wear them for Opening and Closing rituals. Invite the children to put on their stoles. Offer any visitors a stole and explain that they may wear it during the Opening time and the Closing time if they wish. Remind the children their stoles are a sign that everyone in the group is a worship leader.
Welcome all participants. Gather everyone in a circle around the chalice table. Ring the centering chime. Ask a volunteer to light the chalice together. Lead the group to say these Opening words:
We gather together as Unitarian Universalists and members of the Signs of Our Faith community.
Together our group makes decisions about what is important to us.
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Last updated on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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