Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Harvest the Power, 2nd Edition: A Lay Leadership Development Program for Adults


(5 minutes)


  • A copy of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook
  • Small worship table
  • Chalice, candle, and lighter, or LED battery-operated candle


  • Set the chalice on the worship table.


Gather the group in a circle. Ask a participant to light the chalice as you or another participant read the opening words, “We come to this time and this place,” Reading 436 in Singing the Living Tradition.

Invite participants to introduce themselves briefly, sharing their names and pronouns.