Live your Unitarian Universalist values out loud. Make your year-end gift today!

Search Our Site

Page Navigation

Section Banner

Opening (5 minutes), Workshop 2: Many Families

In "Families," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice and matches

Description of Activity

Gather participants together in a circle. Ask participants if anyone would like to light the chalice or offer words—either their own or the prayer below. If no one volunteers, lead with this prayer.

O creative flame,

Quicken our spirits when we fear,

And warm us where pain resides,

As we celebrate the new and the eternal,

Chalice of our faith,

Challenging and healing.

Rev. Adele Smith-Penniman

Overview

Introduce the new session. You may wish to ask participants what they remember from last week, as a means of sharing the summary of what happened last time. Tell participants that today you will focus on images and realities of families.

For more information contact web @ uua.org.

This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations. Please consider making a donation today.

Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

Sidebar Content, Page Navigation

 

Updated and Popular

Recently Updated

For Newcomers

Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.

Page Navigation