Workshop 1: Theology and Worship Part of The New UU In This Section Introduction to Workshop 1: Theology and Worship From The New UU It behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming. — Ralph Waldo Emerson This workshop introduces the entire... Workshop-at-a-Glance From The New UU Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Introductions through Sentence Starters 10 Activity 2: Introducing The New UU 15 Activit... Spiritual Preparation From The New UU Consider how you initially came to your congregation. Did you grow up in this congregation? Did you grow up as a Unitarian Universalist in a different... Welcoming and Entering From The New UU Materials for Activity Name tags, durable or single use Bold markers Paper and pen/pencil for sign-up sheet Small table Optional: Refreshments Preparati... Opening From The New UU Activity time: 2 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, for all participants Chalic... Activity 1: Introductions through Sentence Starters From The New UU Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Sentence Starters Small basket or bowl Preparation for Activity Follow the instructi... Activity 2: Introducing The New UU From The New UU Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 1, Summary of Workshops Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Adapt Handout 1,... Activity 3: Cathedral of the World From The New UU Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Story, "Cathedral of the World" Preparation for Activity Copy the story "Cathedral of the World" for... Activity 4: Worship in Our Congregation From The New UU Activity time: 40 minutes Materials for Activity A typical Order of Service, or a list of the regular elements of a worship service at your congregation... Closing From The New UU Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition for all participants Preparation for Activity Determine whether y... Leader Reflection and Planning From The New UU Review with your co-facilitator(s) how each activity went. What worked well? What might you do differently another time? Review the Parking Lot questions. Alternate Activity 1: The Big Questions From The New UU Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 2, Unitarian Universalist Sources Leader Resource 3, Common Views Among Unitarian Universalists... Alternate Activity 2: Diversity of Beliefs within Unitarian Universalism From The New UU Activity time: 20 minutes Preparation for Activity Clear a large space or move to a different space where people can move freely in the room.... Alternate Activity 3: Review of the Hymnbook From The New UU Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, for all participants Hando... Cathedral of the World Forrest Church From The New UU Excerpted from Cathedral of the World. Copyright 2009 by Forrest Church. Reprinted by permission of Beacon Press, Boston.... Handout 1: Summary of Workshops From The New UU WORKSHOP TITLE DATE Workshop 1 Theology and Worship Workshop 2 Where Do We Come From? Unitarian Universalist Roots Workshop 3 How We Grow in Faith —... Handout 2: Unitarian Universalist Sources From The New UU The living tradition we share draws from many Sources: ... Leader Resource 1: Sentence Starters From The New UU Print out the incomplete sentences, enlarged to at least 16-point type. Cut the pages into strips, with one incomplete sentence on each strip. Select... Leader Resource 2: Elements of Worship From The New UU ... Leader Resource 3: Common Views Among Unitarian Universalists From The New UU BIBLE Both Unitarianism and Universalism grew out of Christianity. Early Unitarians and Universalists took the Bible seriously, though rarely literally. Find Out More From The New UU Visit the Who We Are section of the UUA website. Take a look at the UU World magazine online or in hard copy.... PREVIOUS: Principles and Sources UP: The New UU NEXT: Introduction to Workshop 1: Theology and Worship Download all of The New UU (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.