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Workshop 1: Toward a Rich and Meaningful Unitarian Universalist Spirituality

Workshop 1: Toward a Rich and Meaningful Unitarian Universalist Spirituality
Workshop 1: Toward a Rich and Meaningful Unitarian Universalist Spirituality

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  • The things that are holy and sacred in this life are neither stored away on mountaintops nor locked away in arcane secrets of the saints. I...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Names 5 Activity 2: Singing "Gathered Here" 5 Activity 3: The Story...
  • Leaders are encouraged to prepare for the workshop not only by gathering supplies and reviewing the workshop's activities, but also by...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet (see Preparation) Pen or pencil Name tags Bold markers Copies of Spirit in Practice Series Schedule (...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Matches or lighter Copies of...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Microphone (preferably cordless) Preparation for Activity Be sure that participants have made name tags...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition (one per participant) or lyrics of "Gathered Here" written on newsprint or...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Story 1: The Wandering Teacher (one copy for facilitator, plus a several copies for participants who may...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 2: Eight Spheres of Spiritual Growth (one per participant) Group guidelines listed on newsprint or...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint pad Easel Markers for writing on newsprint Optional: Microphone Preparation for Activity Arrange the...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Chalice extinguisher Copies...
  • After the workshop, co-leaders should make a time to get together to evaluate this workshop and plan future workshops. Use these questions...
  • Materials for Activity Eight sheets of newsprint Scissors Markers Wall space or table space for placing circles of newsprint Optional: Low-...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint Easel Markers Optional: Pens or pencils (at least one per participant) Optional: Sheets of writing paper (...
  • Share the "Eight Spheres of Spiritual Growth" model with a friend, housemate, or family member. Talk about the kinds of spiritual practices...
  • Once upon a time there was a Teacher who was known far and wide as one who had mastered all the great disciplines of a spiritual seeker. She wandered the country, and whenever people heard she was near, they traveled to seek her wisdom and her guidance. ...
  • [Add location of workshops] WORKSHOP 1: Toward a Rich and Meaningful Unitarian Universalist Spirituality [Date and Time] WORKSHOP 2:...
  • Personal Spiritual Practices: These are practices done alone and, perhaps, daily—such as meditation, dream work, journaling, prayer, and so...
  • journaling meditation UU prayer beads fasting peace vigils listening to a friend listening to music serving on the congregation’s Board of...
  • Spirituality and Practice: Resources for S p iritual Journeys Zen Mountain Monastery's Eight Gates Training Program The Council on...

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