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Workshop 3: Communal Worship Practices

Workshop 3: Communal Worship Practices
Workshop 3: Communal Worship Practices

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  • The miracles of... church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off,...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Names 5 Activity 2: The Story "She'd Had Enough" 10 Activity 3:...
  • 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 Story 1: She'd Had Enough (one copy for leader, plus several copies for participants who may wish to read...
  • Materials for Activity Paper for writing or drawing Pens or pencils Markers, colored pencils, or crayons Clock, watch, or timer Bell Copies...
  • 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 Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Matches or lighter Bell,...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Microphone Preparation for Activity Invite your congregation's minister to this workshop several weeks in...
  • Reflect in your journal on the question, "How can (or how does) participation in communal worship enhance my spiritual journey?" Talk with...
  • After many years in a congregation, she’d had enough. Knowing the people as well as she did, she knew that what they said on Sunday and...
  • Try to get to worship services with the least amount of stress possible . If you’re always rushing out the door, fighting with family...
  • WorshipWeb —an online resource for Unitarian Universalists. The Congregation of Abraxas Worship Reader —includes several writings by...

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