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Session 14: Weddings and Other Services of Love and Union

Session 14: Weddings and Other Services of Love and Union
Session 14: Weddings and Other Services of Love and Union

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  • Oh, you can be anybody you want to be, you can love whomever you will. — "Everything Possible," Hymn 1019 in Singing the Journey The...
  • Activity Minutes Activity 1: Free Play 15 Activity 2: Circle Rhymes Transition 5 Activity 3: Circle Time 5 Activity 4: Story 5 Activity 5:...
  • Take time before the session and find a quiet place for reflection. What weddings or services of union did you attend as a child or as an...
  • Description of Activity In the Chalice Children program, sessions begin with Activity 1, Free Play rather than a formal Opening. The...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags Variety of free play options, such as toys, a puzzle, a story book, manipulatives, dramatic play props,...
  • Materials for Activity Circle Rhymes posters Preparation for Activity Display the Circle Rhymes posters from Session 1. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice-lighting words, written on newsprint Chalice with tea light flame or other preschool chalice option Feelings...
  • Materials for Activity Story book Preparation for Activity Choose a story from the following suggestions: The Wedding by Eve Bunting, 2003...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Wedding Ceremony Readings Two stuffed bears (or other stuffed animals) Wedding-related items...
  • Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the games and songs. Display any Circle Games posters you have made. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelopes, hole punch, and yarn or ribbon...
  • Reflect on these questions and discuss them with your co-leader: How do we feel about what went on during this session? Why? What was the...
  • Oh, you can be anybody you want to be, you can love whomever you will. — "Everything Possible," Hymn 1019 in Singing the Journey IN TODAY'S...
  • From The Same-Sex Wedding Guide : A Resource for Same-Sex Couples and Ministers, by the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Office of...
  • The UUA website provides The Same-Sex Wedding Guide : A Resource for Same-Sex Couples and Ministers (2004). Read two articles about...

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