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Workshop 2: Sing In My Heart: Celebrations and Rituals

Workshop 2: Sing In My Heart: Celebrations and Rituals
Workshop 2: Sing In My Heart: Celebrations and Rituals

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  • We covenant to affirm and promote acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations. The living...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Singing "Spirit of Life" 5 Activity 2: Celebrations and Rituals 20 Activity...
  • Reflection . Before leading this workshop, you may wish to set aside some time to reflect on your personal experiences and understanding of...
  • Materials for Activity Nametags and bold markers Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Computer...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Singing the Living Tradition Optional: A recording of "Spirit of Life...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Writing paper and pens or pencils Bell Clock, watch, or timer that shows seconds...
  • Preparation for Activity Review the activity and consider how you will demonstrate the movement. Use your creativity, but make sure you...
  • Materials for Activity Clock, watch, or timer that shows seconds Leader Resource 1, A Ritual Celebrating a Loving Community Writing paper...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story, " The Gates of the Forest " Optional: Cordless microphone Optional: Pulpit or podium Preparation...
  • Description of Activity Explore the purposes and functions of celebration and ritual. Use these questions: How is ritual connected with...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle or LED battery-operated...
  • After the workshop, co-facilitators should make a time to get together to evaluate this workshop and plan future workshops. Use these...
  • Description of Activity Invite participants to reflect upon the ways in which communal rituals can be used to celebrate, honor, or deepen...
  • Materials for Activity Bell Clock, watch, or timer that shows seconds Handout 2, Worksheet for Creating Sacred Space and Ritual Space Pens...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Bell Clock, watch, or timer that shows seconds Writing paper and pens or pencils...
  • We covenant to affirm and promote acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations. The living...
  • By Elie Wiesel, from The Gates of the Forest. When the great Rabbi Israel Ba'al Shem-Tov saw misfortune threatening the Jews, it was his...
  • UNISON CHALICE LIGHTING We light this chalice in affirmation and acceptance of one another. Each of us has a piece of the truth and we need...
  • As you create a sacred space or centering place for a ritual or celebration, you might like to consider these questions: What's the theme...
  • Cut sheet into 5 strips along dotted lines. A Ritual Celebrating a Loving Community Part I Centering : Create a simple opening to the...
  • Recommended reading: The Art of Ritual: Creating and Performing Ceremonies for Growt h and Change by Renee Beck and Sydney Barbara Metrick...

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