Tapestry of Faith: Faith Like a River : A Program on Unitarian Universalist History for Adults
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Alternate Activity 1: Paradise Is Ours

Activity time: 30 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Print out Leader Resource 6, Paradise Is Ours and prepare to present its contents.
  • Copy Handout 1, Paradise in the Psalms.

Description of Activity

Present Leader Resource 6, Paradise Is Ours, stopping where indicated in the text.

Invite participants to form groups of four. Distribute Handout 1, Paradise in the Psalms. Ask groups to identify any ways the psalm in Handout 1 describes aspects of paradise available in human existence. Tell them they will have 15 minutes to work and will be asked to share their insights when the large group re-gathers.

After 15 minutes, re-gather and ask participants to share what they found in the psalm. Conclude by reading the final section of Leader Resource 6, Paradise Is Ours.