In "Sing to the Power," a Tapestry of Faith program
Read or tell the story to the group.
After the story, invite the group to be silent for a moment to think about the story.
Then, ask participants to recap the story in their own words. What they recall indicates what they found most meaningful or memorable.
You might say:
The story of Michael Covington and the Georgia Street Community Garden is still continuing today. They are still busy expanding the site and the gardens, and holding craft days and holiday dinners for the people of their neighborhood. What's more, they're only one example of urban gardening in Detroit, a city where people have been suffering for a long time from a lack of jobs. Because of the community gardens, more and more people dream of turning Detroit into a place that is a model of farms giving life to the inside of a big city. And they're putting those dreams into action.
Lead a discussion using these questions:
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