Workshop 8: Faithful Earning

Workshop 8: Faithful Earning
Workshop 8: Faithful Earning

In This Section

  • Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you. Before you tell your life what truths...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 10 Activity 1: The Meaning and Dignity of Work 25 Activity 2: Personal Experiences of Earning Money 35 Activity 3...
  • Reflect on your own work and earning history, considering these questions: When and where has earning money had the most meaning for you?...
  • 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 Story, The Three Stonecutters Handout 1, The Purpose Economy Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: “Aaron Hurst...
  • Materials for Activity Paper and pens Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Talking stick (an object to pass to each speaker) Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Economic Adaptation of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Newsprint, markers, and tape Paper and pens Several...
  • 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...
  • Preparation for Activity Approach professional staff or lay leaders in your congregation to make plans to engage the topic of faithful...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 3, The Parable of the Vineyard Leader Resource 1, Average Hourly Wages by Profession in the United States...
  • Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you. Before you tell your life what truths...
  • Once upon a time, some travelers came upon three people working with stone. Intrigued by what they saw, the travelers watched the first...
  • Excerpted and adapted from The Purpose Economy: How to Create Purpose in Your Work by Aaron Hurst (Elevate, 2014) and from videos on The...
  • Adapted from the “Hierarchy of Needs” developed by Dr. Abraham H. Maslow. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this...
  • From Christian scripture, Matthew 20:1-16, New Revised Standard Version . For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early...
  • Selections from United States federal May 2014 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates .
  • Parker J. Palmer, “ Now I Become Myself ,” an excerpt from Let Your Life Speak: Listening to the Voice of Vocation posted in Yes! Magazine...

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