Workshop 3: The Stirrings Of Compassion: Caring For One Another Part of Spirit of Life In This Section Introduction From Spirit of Life ... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Spirit of Life Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 15 Activity 1: Story — A Hospital Blessing 20 Activity 2: Creating Blessings 25 Activity 3: Sharing th... Spiritual Preparation From Spirit of Life Reflection. You may wish to set aside some time to reflect on your personal experiences and understanding of spiritual care and compassion. Either... Welcoming and Entering From Spirit of Life Materials for Activity Nametags and bold markers Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Computer, digital... Opening From Spirit of Life Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice, candle and lighter or LED... Activity 1: Story - A Hospital Blessing From Spirit of Life Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Copy of the story "A Hospital Blessing" Optional: Cordless microphone Optional: Pulpit or podium... Activity 2: Creating Blessings From Spirit of Life Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Bell Clock, watch, or timer that shows seconds Leader Resource 1, Creating Blessings Writing paper and... Activity 3: Sharing the Blessings From Spirit of Life Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Optional: Cordless microphone(s) Preparation for Activity If more than five small groups have created... Closing From Spirit of Life Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle or LED... Leader Reflection and Planning From Spirit of Life After the workshop, co-facilitators should make time to get together to evaluate the workshop and plan future workshops.... Faith In Action: Reaching out with Compassion From Spirit of Life Description of Activity Find out from your parish minister, your pastoral care team, or other appropriate congregational group about the ways in which... Alternate Activity 1: Care and Compassion From Spirit of Life Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Optional: Newsprint, and markers, and tape Optional: Cordless microphone Preparation for Activity... Alternate Activity 2: Creating a Meditation or Prayer From Spirit of Life Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 2, Creating a Centering Meditation or Prayer Writing paper and pens or pencils Clock, watch, or... Alternate Activity 3: Healing Circle From Spirit of Life Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity The Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Singing the Living Tradition Singing the Journey: A Supplement to... Taking It Home From Spirit of Life We covenant to affirm and promote... Justice, equity, and compassion in human relations. The living tradition we share draws from... Words and deeds of... A Hospital Blessing From Spirit of Life As human knowledge has grown, we have come to know the immensity of the universe. The universe is big and we human beings can seem infinitesimally small. Handout 1: The Stirrings of Compassion From Spirit of Life UNISON CHALICE LIGHTING ... Handout 2: Creating a Centering Meditation or Prayer From Spirit of Life Create your own centering meditation or prayer that names your experiences, feelings, and hopes as you try to respond with compassion to individuals,... Leader Resource 1: Creating Blessings From Spirit of Life Cut sheet into 5 strips along dotted lines. I.... Find Out More From Spirit of Life Books of Prayers and Meditations Collections of meditations by Unitarian Universalists, compiled by Skinner House Books: Lis… for Our Song Day of Promis... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Spirit of Life NEXT: Introduction Download all of Spirit of Life (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.