Workshop 4: The Many Meanings of Money

Workshop 4: The Many Meanings of Money
Workshop 4: The Many Meanings of Money

In This Section

  • We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. — Gloria Steinem This workshop considers the many ways money influences our...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 10 Activity 1: The Flow of Money 10 Activity 2: Special Money 10 Activity 3: Money Talk in the Congregation 30...
  • Take a few minutes to reflect on your answers to the questions posed in the Opening and share your responses with your co-facilitator or a...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or an LED/battery-operated candle A chime or a small bell Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Prepare and post two sheets of newsprint, each with two...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Case Study – East Red Velvet UU Fellowship Handout 2, Healthy Communication Practices Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Special Monies Posted newsprint sheets from Activity 1 Preparation for Activity Read Leader...
  • Materials for Activity Story, Sam and the Lucky Money Newsprint, markers, and tape Writing and drawing paper, and pens and markers...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Taking It Home handout A copy of Singing the Living...
  • Make time for reflection and discussion with your co-facilitator after the conclusion of the workshop. Consider these questions: What...
  • Description of Activity Challenge one another to keep track of purchases for a single week. Ask each person to look over purchases with a...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 3, Letter to My Dad Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Review and make copies of Handout...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 4, Case Study – The Miller Family Handout 2, Healthy Communication Practices Preparation for Activity Read...
  • We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. — Gloria Steinem Think about your money inflow and outflow. Create a pie chart of...
  • Sam and the Lucky Money, text copyright © 1995 by Karen Chinn. Permission arranged with Lee and Low Books, Inc., New York, NY 10016. Sam...
  • East Red Velvet UU Fellowship is in the midst of budget planning for the next program year. Each committee was asked to submit a budget...
  • Listen attentively to what others are saying. Be willing to discuss difficult issues. Use “I” language. Stay connected through conflict...
  • By Tyrone Boucher, from his website, Enough: The Personal Politics of Resisting Capitalism . Used with permission. Hey Dad, Thank you so...
  • The Miller family is facing some financial challenges. The oldest child is applying to private colleges with tuition costs that will add a...
  • From “ The Social Meaning of Money : 'Special Monies',” by Viviana A. Zelizer, The American Journal of Sociology , vol. 95, no. 2,...
  • Congregational systems theory: UU University 2006, Part 2: Congregations as Emotional Systems (video). Peter Steinke, Healthy Congregations...

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