Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: The New UU: A Program for Welcoming Newcomers to Unitarian Universalist Congregations

Welcoming and Entering

Part of 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

Preparation for Activity

  • Create a sign-up sheet with columns for name, address, phone, and email information and place it on the table.
  • Place name tags and markers on table.
  • Optional: Arrange for child care during the workshop.

Description of Activity

As people arrive, introduce yourself and invite them to make a name tag and sign in by providing contact information. Point out rest rooms and refreshments and direct people to the child care space if you are providing child care.

Including All Participants

Speak directly to each person who arrives.