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Faith In Action: National Day of Listening
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Preparation for Activity
- Review information about the National Day of Listening and download the Do-it-Yourself Guide
- Talk with your parish minister, religious educator, membership committee, religious education committee, youth group, and other relevant congregational groups to seek support for a congregational interviewing project.
Description of Activity
Participate in the National Day of Listening by recording interviews with people of all ages in your congregation and community. Plan and publicize your event and gather recording equipment, using the suggestions found in the National Day of Listening Do-It-Yourself Guide.
Work in multigenerational groups to plan questions, using or adapting the suggested questions in the guide. On the appointed day, interview your subjects in multigenerational pairs. After you have made your recording, burn a disc and presented it to the interviewee to be kept as a family heirloom.