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Opening (5 minutes), Workshop 15: To Tell the Tale

In "Exploring Our Values Through Poetry," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice and matches

Description of Activity

Use the Opening designed by your group or the one provided below.

Gather around the chalice. As a volunteer lights the chalice, ask the group to focus on the word "closure." Invite participants to speak freely into the space a word or two that they associate with the word "closure." When everyone who wishes to has had a chance to speak, close by saying,

May the space we create here today be wide enough to hold all our individual ideas and deep enough to allow those ideas to grow, to fruit, and to provide seeds for new beginnings.

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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

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