Workshop 11: Faith And Celebration Part of Principled Commitment In This Section Introduction From Principled Commitment Who so loves, believes the impossible. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning, nineteenth-century poet This final Principled Commitment workshop has two parts. Workshop-at-a-Glance From Principled Commitment Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Check-in 20 Activity 2: Relationships and Faith 30 Activity 3: Couple Covenants Revisited... Spiritual Preparation From Principled Commitment Set aside some time to reflect on your faith. In what or whom do you have faith? What do you "place your heart on"?... Welcoming and Entering From Principled Commitment Materials for Activity Name tags Markers Sign-in sheet Pen or pencil An agenda of this workshop's activities on newsprint or a digital slide (see... Opening From Principled Commitment Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Matches or ligh... Activity 1: Check-in From Principled Commitment Activity time: 20 minutes Description of Activity Invite participants to take turns briefly sharing insights they have had since the previous workshop o... Activity 2: Relationships And Faith From Principled Commitment Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint Easel Markers Description of Activity Introduce the activity with these or similar words: The... Activity 3: Couple Covenants Revisited From Principled Commitment Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Couple covenants created by participants (see Preparation) Preparation for Activity Assign the "Affecti... Activity 4: Program Evaluation From Principled Commitment Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1: Principled Commitment Participant Evaluation (one per participant) Pens or pencils... Closing From Principled Commitment Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Tea light candles (one per participant and leader) Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or... Leader Reflection and Planning From Principled Commitment Meet with your co-leader soon after the workshop to evaluate the experience of leading Principled Commitment. Consider these questions: What was most... Alternate Activity 1: Celebration From Principled Commitment Activity time: 60 minutes Materials for Activity Refreshments Optional: Altars and other craft projects that participants have completed Preparation for... Alternate Activity 2: Faith In Action From Principled Commitment Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of the Unitarian Universalist Principles (see Preparation) Preparation for Activity Download the... Alternate Activity 3: Creating Couple Altars From Principled Commitment Activity time: 45 minutes Materials for Activity 18-in. squares of attractive fabric, such as velvet or silk (one square per couple) 8-in.... Handout 1: Principled Commitment Participant Evaluation From Principled Commitment Leaders: Evaluations are conducted primarily for you and your congregation's benefit. The UUA appreciates receiving copies of evaluations, the feedback... Leader Resource 1: Order Of Service - Faith and Celebration From Principled Commitment Follow this Order of Service as you lead the opening of Workshop 11, Faith and Celebration.... Find Out More From Principled Commitment Parks, Sharon Daloz. Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Young Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Faith. Jossey-Bass, 2000. Salzberg,... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Principled Commitment NEXT: Introduction Download all of Principled Commitment (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.