Workshop 3: How We Grow in Faith: Philosophy of Religious Education Part of The New UU In This Section Introduction From The New UU Isn't half the job of becoming educated learning to ask the right questions? Workshop-at-a-Glance From The New UU Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Introductions 15 Activity 2: The Wind in Both Ears 15 Activity 3: Formative Religious... Spiritual Preparation From The New UU Consider your own religious upbringing. Did you attend worship with your family? What rituals, practices, or holiday celebrations were important to you? 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 From The New UU Activity time: 15 minutes Description of Activity Participants will introduce themselves and describe something they learned in religious education that... Activity 2: The Wind in Both Ears From The New UU Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Story, "The Wind in Both Ears" Preparation for Activity Print the story "The Wind in Both Ears" and... Activity 3: Formative Religious Stories From The New UU Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Meditation on Formative Stories Chime or bell Preparation for Activity Familiarize... Activity 4: Lifespan Faith Development Panel From The New UU Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Letter to Panelists Preparation for Activity Recruit a panel of people from your... Closing From The New UU Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition for all participants Description of Activity Introduce the Closin... Leader Reflection and Planning From The New UU What did you learn about lifespan faith development in your life and in your congregation? Review with your co-facilitator(s) how each activity went.... Alternate Activity 1: Introducing Tapestry of Faith From The New UU Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Computer with Internet access and a computer projector Optional: Copies of material printed from the... The Wind in Both Ears From The New UU "The Wind in Both Ears," by Angus MacLean, in The Wind in Both Ears (Boston: Beacon Press, 1965).Introduce the story by explaining that the author, Angu... Leader Resource 1: Meditation on Formative Stories From The New UU Ask how many participants have experience with guided meditation. Tell them you will lead them through a meditation with questions. If some participants... Leader Resource 2: Letter to Panelists From The New UU Personalize the letter by filling in the brackets in the text below.... Find Out More From The New UU Review available materials about religious education in your congregation, such as the Religious Education prospectus, and brochures or listings for adu... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: The New UU NEXT: Introduction Download all of The New UU (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.