Workshop 6: Connection Part of Principled Commitment In This Section Introduction From Principled Commitment Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Principled Commitment Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Check-in 10 Activity 2: The Art of Connection 20 Activity 3: Connecting from the Heart 35... Spiritual Preparation From Principled Commitment Consider the guiding Principle for this workshop, "Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part," and the workshop's focus... 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: 10 minutes Description of Activity Invite participants to take turns briefly sharing insights they have had since the previous workshop o... Activity 2: The Art Of Connection From Principled Commitment Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Drawing paper Pens, pencils, crayons, and/or markers Tables or hard surfaces for drawing Preparation fo... Activity 3: Connecting From The Heart From Principled Commitment Activity time: 35 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint sheet with prepared questions (see Preparation) Easel Clock, watch, or timer Optional: Music ... Activity 4: Strengthening Your Social Web From Principled Commitment Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint Easel Markers Newsprint sheet with prepared questions (see Preparation) Preparation for Activ... Activity 5: Finding Your Thread In The Interdependent Web From Principled Commitment Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity A large ball of thick yarn (at least eight yards of length per participant) Scissors (at least one pair... Closing From Principled Commitment Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of customized Taking It Home handout (see Preparation) Preparation for Activity Review the Takin... Alternate Activity 1: Faith In Action - Social Justice From Principled Commitment Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint sheet with prepared list of questions (see Preparation) Easel Writing paper (at least one she... Alternate Activity 2: Four Dimensions Of Connection From Principled Commitment Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint Easel Markers Low-stick masking tape Writing paper (at least one sheet per person) Pens or... Taking It Home: Connection From Principled Commitment Affection Connection — Connection Remaining physically and emotionally connected can be a challenge when a relationship includes conflicting demands on... Leader Resource 1: Order Of Service - Connection From Principled Commitment Follow this Order of Service as you lead the opening of Workshop 6, Connection. Welcome Chalice Lighting Principle Guided Meditation Reading Welcome... Leader Reflection and Planning From Principled Commitment With your co-leader, take some time after the workshop to evaluate the session and plan for future sessions. Consider these questions: What parts of the... Find Out More From Principled Commitment Gottman, John M., and Nan Silver. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert.... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Principled Commitment NEXT: Introduction Download all of Principled Commitment (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.