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Workshop 7: We're All Swimming in the Stream Together: Covenant

Workshop 7: We're All Swimming in the Stream Together: Covenant
Workshop 7: We're All Swimming in the Stream Together: Covenant

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  • For I say—whether you ever heard, directly, of this little event in Dedham or not—to understand in any depth our liberal free church...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: What Is Covenant? 35 Activity 2: A History of Statements of Belief 30...
  • Read your congregation's covenant and the ones commonly used by contemporary Unitarian Universalist congregations found in Handout 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Sign-in sheet and pen/pencil Name tags and markers Workshop 1, Leader Resource 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Optional: Decorative cloth Preparation for Activity Set...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape A copy of the story "The Agreement" Group covenant from Workshop 1, Activity 4 Handout...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Leader Resource 2, A History of Statements of Belief Handout 2, A Collection of...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Congregational Covenants Handout 3, Building a House of Covenant Handout 4, House of Covenant Template...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Optional: Faith in Action from this...
  • After the workshop, co-leaders should talk together to evaluate this workshop and plan future workshops. Use these questions to guide your...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Congregational Covenants Preparation for Activity Obtain a copy of your congregation's covenant and add...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Plain paper and pens/pencils Leader Resource 1, A History of Covenant Workshop 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 5, The Unitarian Universalist Principles Preparation for Activity Copy Handout...
  • For I say—whether you ever heard, directly, of this little event in Dedham or not—to understand in any depth our liberal free church...
  • By Barry Lopez
    One time...before there were any people walking around this valley there were bear people. They had an agreement with the salmon....The...
  • OUR CONGREGATION'S COVENANT (Leader: Add the text of your congregation's covenant to this handout before copying for the group.) COVENANTS...
  • Rule of Faith, Philadelphia Convention of Universalists (1790) Section 1. OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES. We believe the scriptures of the old and...
  • Parts of a covenant include: The Foundation Alice Blair Wesley in her 2000-01 Minns Lecture series "Our Covenant" paraphrased James Luther...
  • Unitarian Universalist Principles (1961) The Association, dedicated to the principles of a free faith, shall: (a) Support the free and...
  • The free church tradition of which we are a part does not offer up a creed, a certain set of beliefs, that everyone must accept in order to...
  • The concepts of voluntary association and freedom of belief were important in the developing Universalist faith, as they were in...
  • Engaging Our Theological Diversity , the 2005 Unitarian Universalist Association Commission on Appraisal Report Hughes, Peter, ed. The...

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