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Opening (5 minutes), Workshop 3: The Call for Understanding

In "Heeding the Call," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle
  • Newsprint, markers and tape

Preparation for Activity

  • Write the chalice lighting words on newsprint and post.

Description of Activity

Welcome first-time participants. Invite youth to go around the circle and say their names. Ask if anyone would like to share anything noted in their Justicemakers Guide since the last meeting.

Light the chalice, or invite a participant to do so, and recruit a volunteer to read the chalice lighting words:

Let the light of this chalice lead us on the path to greater understanding, deeper knowledge, and greater truths.

Ask the group to be silent for a moment as they reflect on the words. End the silence with "So be it," or other appropriate words.

Tell the group that today's theme is "understanding." Ask for volunteers to share what they think understanding has to do with justice work.

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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

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