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Session 6: Chalice Necklaces

Session 6: Chalice Necklaces
Session 6: Chalice Necklaces

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  • I've got peace like a river, joy like a fountain, love like an ocean . . . — Hymn 100 in Singing the Living Tradition In this session, we...
  • 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. How are peace, love, and joy a part of your life? Do you call this "God...
  • 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 and markers Variety of free play options, such as toys, a puzzle, story books, manipulatives, dramatic...
  • 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 Leader Resource 1, The Flaming Chalice Optional: Story book Preparation for Activity Using Leader Resource 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Pictures of many different styles of chalices Chalice clip art Yarn, preferably rainbow yarn, at least 15” per child...
  • Materials for Activity Blue dancing scarves, one for each child, or rolls of blue crepe paper to make streamers Optional: Equipment to play...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelopes for handouts, a hole punch, and...
  • 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...
  • I've got peace like a river. — Hymn 100 in Singing the Living Tradition IN TODAY'S SESSION . . . the theme was "The chalice is a special...
  • Adapted from Circles of Light, a story in Session 2 of the Tapestry of Faith children's program, Creating Home. After a big war, families...
  • To learn more about the history of the flaming chalice, check out this UUA webpage . Read two sermons about our chalice: " The Chalice and...

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