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Workshop 6: The Story of Our Lives: Narrative Ethics

Workshop 6: The Story of Our Lives: Narrative Ethics
Workshop 6: The Story of Our Lives: Narrative Ethics

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  • In the holding environment of true community, people share experiences of meaning—they share storylines, which are more compelling than the...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Opening Scenario 10 Activity 2: Sharing Stories 30 Activity 3: Changing the...
  • Set aside time for journaling, reflection, prayer, and/or meditation, using these focus questions: Recall a time when you had an encounter...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Pocket folder, pen/pencil, and paper for each participant Name tags, single-use or...
  • Materials for Activity Worship table or designated space Chalice, candle, and lighter, or LED/battery-operated candle Singing the Living...
  • Description of Activity Share this scenario: You are a chaperone on a middle school youth group trip. As the bus passes through an...
  • Materials for Activity Journals or notebooks, one for each participant Drawing paper, 9x12 inches Variety of writing and drawing materials...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Harvey Milk " Optional: A copy of the story " Olympia Brown " Preparation for Activity Read...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers (enough for all participants), and tape Optional: Eight clipboards, plain drawing paper, and...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, The Wisdom Tree Taking It Home handout Preparation for Activity Print Leader Resource 1, The...
  • Consider these questions as you review the workshop with your co-leader: Which parts of the workshop most engaged participants? Why? Were...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Literature about the social justice organizations with which your congregation partners...
  • Materials for Activity Journals or notebooks, one for each participant Preparation for Activity Read this activity and Activity 2, Sharing...
  • In the holding environment of true community, people share experiences of meaning—they share storylines, which are more compelling than the...
  • In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man elected to public office in...
  • Universalist Olympia Brown is known as the first woman minister whose ordination was recognized by a denomination. She spent a lifetime...
  • By Meg Barnhouse. Used with permission. I dragged myself to the early morning Theme Talk, even though it was the last day of a week at...
  • To learn more about how personal experiences can offer guidance for undertaking complex moral, ethical, and spiritual challenges, see The...

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