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Workshop 10: Thandeka

Workshop 10: Thandeka
Workshop 10: Thandeka

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  • We love beyond belief. — Thandeka This workshop introduces the Rev. Dr. Thandeka, author of the What Moves Us program, and her Unitarian...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Experiences of a Change of Heart 10 Activity 2: Introducing Thandeka 5 Activity 3: Stories and...
  • Read three stories from Thandeka: "Thandeka's Change of Heart," "A Lonely Soul in Community," and "Doctrinal Freedom" (including the author...
  • Materials for Activity Small worship table and cloth Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and...
  • Materials for Activity Participant journals Variety of writing and drawing implements Preparation for Activity If participants may need...
  • Materials for Activity Participant journals Variety of writing and drawing materials Handout 1, Introducing Thandeka Optional: Microphone...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Thandeka's Change of Heart " Story, " A Lonely Soul in Community " Story, " Doctrinal Freedom " Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participant journals Variety of writing and drawing implements Handout 2, Thandeka's...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Microphone Preparation for Activity Write questions on newsprint, and post:...
  • Materials for Activity Small worship table and cloth Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle A copy of Singing the...
  • After the workshop, co-leaders should make a time to get together to evaluate this workshop. Use these questions to guide your shared...
  • We love beyond belief. — Thandeka Think of something you can do to create more of an ethos of care and compassion within your own...
  • Several years ago, I spent an evening discussing Covenant Groups with members of a New England church who were interested in starting a...
  • There was an extraordinary range of personal beliefs among the participants in my 2003 small group workshop in Prague, the capital of the...
  • In July 2003, I went on an eight-day spiritual retreat at a Benedictine monastery in Wisconsin. The night before I left Chicago to drive to...
  • The Reverend Dr. Thandeka is cited as one of our most influential contemporary Unitarian Universalist theologians. She is the author of The...
  • Love beyond b elief , according to Thandeka, means that personal experience has three basic elements for us as Unitarian Universalists: (1...
  • This photograph was taken by Merrel D. Booker, Jr. Used with permission.
  • By Thandeka
    From "Healing Community: Small group ministry as a spiritual practice," UU World, January/February 2005. Recall a time when you were filled...
  • Excerpted from A Covenant Group Source Book , second edition, revised (The Center for Community Values, 2003). Covenant Groups A covenant...
  • By Thandeka
    Originally published in the American Journal of Theology and Philosophy (January 2009). Friedrich Schleiermacher gave liberal theology a...
  • Contemporary Liberal Theology American Journal of Theology and Philosophy, January 2009. Dorrien, Gary, The Making of American Liberal...

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