Workshop 8: Collaboration Part of Principled Commitment In This Section Introduction From Principled Commitment Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Principled Commitment Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Check-in 10 Activity 2: Collaborating to Enhance Your Relationship 30 Activity 3: Engagin... Spiritual Preparation From Principled Commitment Consider the guiding Principle for this session, "Justice, equity, and compassion in human relations." Reflect on your most recent successful collaborat... 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: Collaborating To Enhance Your Relationship From Principled Commitment Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint Easel Markers Low-stick masking tape Newsprint sheet with prepared questions (see Preparation... Activity 3: Engaging Conflict Collaboratively From Principled Commitment Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1: Styles of Conflict Engagement (one per participant) Writing paper Pens or pencils... Activity 4: Interest-based Problem Solving From Principled Commitment Activity time: 35 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 2: Problem-Solving Chart for Couples Pens or pencils Tables or hard surfaces for writing... 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... 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... Alternate Activity 1: Faith In Action - Collaborating For Change From Principled Commitment Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Writing paper Pens or pencils Tables or hard surfaces for writing Preparation for Activity Set up table... Taking It Home: Collaboration From Principled Commitment Affection Connection — Collaboration Extend your exploration of collaboration by trying one or more of these activities on your own. For Couples:... Handout 1: Styles Of Conflict Engagement From Principled Commitment Importance of Outcome Importance of Relationship High Med. Low High Collaborate Accommodate Med.... Handout 2: Problem-solving Chart for Couples From Principled Commitment Below is a sample problem-solving chart. A couple used this chart to help solve their problem of what to do during an upcoming week off.... Leader Resource 1: Order Of Service - Collaboration From Principled Commitment Follow this Order of Service as you lead the opening of Workshop 8, Collaboration. Welcome Chalice Lighting Principle Guided Meditation Reading Welcome... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Principled Commitment NEXT: Introduction Download all of Principled Commitment (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.