Workshop 8: Power at Work in Your Congregation

Workshop 8: Power at Work in Your Congregation
Workshop 8: Power at Work in Your Congregation

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  • If churches want to realize Dr. King's dream, they must first embrace a dream of racial justice and equality . . . must become places that...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Sharing Stories 30 Activity 2: Congregational Power Map 70 Closing 10...
  • Reflect on your role in the congregation. In what ways do you hold power? What decisions can you (or a group or committee to which 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 Participant...
  • Materials for Activity Workshop 7, Handout 2, Not Somewhere Else, But Here Workshop 7, Taking It Home Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, Mapping Power and Authority Variety of writing and drawing implements...
  • Materials for Activity Lined paper and pens/pencils Taking It Home Copy of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist...
  • 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 2, Casting List Pens/pencils Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 2 for all participants. Description of...
  • If churches want to realize Dr. King's dream, they must first embrace a dream of racial justice and equality . . . must become places that...
  • Definitions POWER is the ability to achieve purpose. — from a 1967 sermon by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. AUTHORITY is...
  • Preppy nerd Sophisticated teacher/professor A promiscuous girl Member of a hip-hop group A lazy student A construction worker A caring...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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