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Workshop 13: Building Bridges of Trust and Accountability: A Service of Reconciliation and Healing

Workshop 13: Building Bridges of Trust and Accountability: A Service of Reconciliation and Healing
Workshop 13: Building Bridges of Trust and Accountability: A Service of Reconciliation and Healing

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  • Blessed are you who know that the work of the church is transformation of society, who have a vision of Beloved Community transcending the...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 15 Activity 1: Worship for Racial Reconciliation and Healing 45 Activity 2: Refreshments...
  • Prepare your own reflections for the worship service, following the instructions in Workshop 12, Taking It Home: What have I learned? What...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Name tags for participants (durable or single-use) and bold markers Optional: Music...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participants' journals Paper and pens/pencils Participant reflections from Workshop 12...
  • Materials for Activity Worship table or designated space Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Leader Resource 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Food and drink to share Preparation for Activity Find out in advance about food allergies and sensitivities...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write "What are the challenges for our congregation?" on one...
  • Description of Activity Introduce the activity with these or similar words: You have a grasp of some of the issues and challenges inherent...
  • Materials for Activity Lined paper and pens/pencils Taking It Home Handout 1, What Will We Be and For Whom? Leader Resource 2, The Fountain...
  • Take a few moments immediately after the workshop to ask each other: What went well? What did not? Why? What do you think was the best...
  • Blessed are you who know that the work of the church is transformation of society, who have a vision of Beloved Community transcending the...
  • By Kat Liu
    Originally published in A People So Bold: Theology and Ministry for Unitarian Universalists, edited by John Gibb Millspaugh (Boston:...
  • Consult with your minister, music director, and/or another experienced worship leader in your congregation as you plan this service. Ask...
  • By Denise Levertov
    From Poems 1960-1967, copyright (C) 1961. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp. Don't say, don't say there is no water...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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