Activity time: 5 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle
- A copy of Singing the Living Tradition, the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook
- Copies of the story "The Baltimore Sermon"
- Taking It Home
- Optional: Faith in Action from this workshop and/or Spiritual Preparation from Workshop 10
Preparation for Activity
- Download and customize Taking It Home as a handout. You may wish to add the Faith in Action activity suggestion from this workshop and/or the Spiritual Preparation questions for the next workshop.
Description of Activity
Distribute Taking It Home and "The Baltimore Sermon." Announce the date, time, and place of the next workshop and any other "housekeeping" information. Request or remind volunteers if you want participants to read material aloud or perform other roles at the next meeting.
Invite participants to gather around the chalice.
Share Reading 687, by John W. Brigham, in Singing the Living Tradition. Extinguish the chalice.