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

  • If you have not done so already, 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 or find their name tag. If anyone new attends, introduce yourself and invite them to write their contact information on the sign-up sheet. Point out rest rooms and refreshments and direct people to the child care space if you are providing child care.