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Workshop 15: Hot Topics and Contemporary Issues within the Unitarian Universalist Community

Workshop 15: Hot Topics and Contemporary Issues within the Unitarian Universalist Community
Workshop 15: Hot Topics and Contemporary Issues within the Unitarian Universalist Community

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  • ... for all the significant identities that constitute each of us, there is a personal essence that defines who we are, a singular soul...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Drinking from Our Own Wells 30 Activity 2: Cultural Misappropriation in...
  • Take some time to consider what you are learning in the process of facilitating this program. What pieces are falling into place for you?...
  • 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 Worship table or designated space Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Leader Resource 1, We...
  • Materials for Activity Video clip from Drinking from Our Own Wells , computer and projector or monitor Workshop 14, Handout 3,...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Perspective on Music and Cultural Appropriation Workshop 14, Handout 3, Multicultural Competence...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, The Fort Worth Incident Workshop 14, Handout 3, Multicultural Competence Worksheet (from Activity 1)...
  • Description of Activity Gather the large group for a general discussion, using these questions as a guide: What are we learning as a result...
  • Materials for Activity Lined paper and pens/pencils Taking It Home Leader Resource 2, The Singing of Angels Preparation for Activity Write...
  • Take a few moments right after the workshop to ask each other: What went well? What didn't? Why? What do you think was the best moment of...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 3, The Empowerment Controversy Workshop 14, Handout 3, Multicultural Competence Worksheet Preparation for...
  • ... for all the significant identities that constitute each of us, there is a personal essence that defines who we are, a singular soul...
  • By Jason Shelton
    I. Background The question of cultural appropriation (sometimes called misappropriation) is a hot topic among ministers and other worship...
  • "Report examines racism, youth at 2005 General Assembly," by Tom Stites and Christopher L. Walton. Reprinted with permission from UU World...
  • By Colin Bossen, Julia Hamilton
    From the forthcoming Tapestry of Faith program, A History of Unitarian Universalist Resistance and Transformation. The involvement of...
  • By Lewis A. McGee
    We may have it! Millions upon millions of people everywhere are drifting from the old formulations, no longer willing to view the ancient...
  • By Howard Thurman
    There must be always remaining in every life some place for the singing of angels, some place for that which in itself is breathlessly...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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