Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Hindsight, Humor, and Hope: An Adult Program


  • Arrange for coffee, tea, and water at the workshop.
  • Arrange for furniture setup:
    • For large group: Place tables in a horseshoe arrangement (leaders at the head table, chairs around outside of tables).
    • For smaller group: Place one or two table tables in a rectangle (leaders sit at a middle side and chairs are positioned around the outside).
  • Set a hymnbook on the table in front of each chair.
  • Place a chalice or candle on a chalice cloth at the leader’s place and arrange decorations.
  • Copy "The Layers" and Handout 2, UUA Pamphlet - All Our Losses.
  • Customize and copy Handout 1, Looking Ahead to Workshop 4.
  • Write workshop agenda on newsprint, using Workshop-at-a-Glance table, and post.
  • Post Group Rules of Respect from Workshop 1.
  • Write journaling questions on a newsprint sheet, and set aside:
    • Giving forgiveness is not easy but it is not impossible. How was it for you to do the guided imagery?
    • How did it affect your view of past troublemakers?
  • Write on a newsprint sheet, and set aside:

We close our time by extinguishing the chalice and carry its light and our blessings with us into the world.

  • Shuffle the Blessing Cards.