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Workshop 5: Money and Society

Workshop 5: Money and Society
Workshop 5: Money and Society

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  • It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing—that's the Lord's test. — Mahalia...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 15 Activity 1: What Would You Do? 40 Activity 2: Guided Meditation 10 Activity 3: Creative Response 20 Faith in...
  • What is your understanding of classism? When have you experienced or observed classism in your local community? In your congregation? Are...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle A chime or a small bell Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Leader Resource 1, What Would You Do? Profile Cards Leader Resource 2, What Would You...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Guided Meditation Meditative music and a music player Chime or small bell Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Paper, pens, and markers Art supplies such as clay (play dough), beads, “jewels” (items...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle. Taking It Home handout Preparation for Activity...
  • Make time for reflection and discussion with your co-facilitator after the conclusion of the workshop. Consider these questions: What...
  • Preparation for Activity Contact local food banks or food redistribution services and find out about volunteer opportunities they have for...
  • Materials for Activity Downloadable video of the TED Talk by Richard Wilkinson, “How Economic Inequality Harms Societies” (16:55) A...
  • Materials for Activity Inequality for All , a documentary film by Robert Reich (85:00) A computer with a projection screen, digital...
  • It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing—that's the Lord's test. — Mahalia...
  • Adapted from a traditional folk tale from India. Once upon a time long ago there was a man who made his living selling oil. He filled up...
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  • Let’s take some time to relax and allow our imaginations to stretch. Guided meditation is a way of focusing so that your innermost thoughts...
  • Delegates at the 2014 General Assembly in Providence, RI, selected "Escalating Inequality" to be the 2014-2018 Congregational Study/Action...

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