Workshop 10: Taking Politics Public

Workshop 10: Taking Politics Public
Workshop 10: Taking Politics Public

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  • Our religious teachers, ministers and lay-men alike—from Thomas Jefferson to William Ellery Channing to Adlai Stevenson—have urged us to...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Turn-in and Burn-in 25 Activity 2: Supporting Draft Resistance 25 Activity...
  • The Vietnam War era was a dynamic, emotional, and contentious time in our nation's history. If you participated in events during this time...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Name tags for participants (durable or single-use), and bold markers Copies of...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Timepiece (minutes) Chime or...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Church and the Draft Resisters " Handout 1, The Church and the Draft Resisters - Full Text Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, UUA Resolutions on the Draft Handout 3, Social Witness and the UUA Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 4, This Letter Is to Express our Personal Disapproval Preparation for Activity Read Handout 4 and copy it...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table and chalice Participant journals Writing materials, including paper, pens, pencils, color...
  • Take a few moments right after the workshop to ask each other: What went well? What did not? Why? What do you think was the best moment of...
  • Preparation for Activity Find out what "political" issues your congregation has become involved with in recent years. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, The Church and the Draft Resisters - Full Text Preparation for Activity Provide Handout 1 in advance to a...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 5, Conscientious Objection and the Draft Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write on...
  • Our religious teachers, ministers and lay-men alike—from Thomas Jefferson to William Ellery Channing to Adlai Stevenson—have urged us to...
  • By Jack Mendelsohn
    Sermon delivered on October 22, 1967 at Arlington Street Church, Boston. Abridged version; used with permission. A hue and cry has arisen...
  • A sermon by Rev. Jack Mendelsohn, delivered October 22, 1967 at Arlington Street Church, Boston, full text. Used with permission. A hue and...
  • Resolutions adopted at the 1967 and 1968 UUA General Assemblies. Draft Reform a nd Conscientious Objection Resolution passed at the...
  • Currently the UUA has two main ways to address issues of social witness: Congregational Study/Action Issues (CSAI) Actions of Immediate...
  • The following letters were exchanged among a pair of members of Arlington Street Church (Boston), the board of the congregation (Prudential...
  • Published by Liberal Religious Youth and distributed by the Unitarian Universalist Association in April, 1967.
  • Learn more about the Unitarian Universalist Association's Study Action Issues and Process and explore a searchable list of social justice...

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