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Session 8: Fruit Chalices

Session 8: Fruit Chalices
Session 8: Fruit Chalices

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  • But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things...
  • Activity Minutes Activity 1: Free Play 15 Activity 2: Circle Rhymes Transition 5 Activity 3: Circle Time 5 Activity 4: Story 5 Activity 5:...
  • Find a quiet place for reflection where you can try making a fruit chalice. Imagine the world of the preschool child. They are likely full...
  • 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 Story book Preparation for Activity Choose a story from the following suggestions: A Cup of Light by Pamela Baxter (...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Fruit Chalices Bananas, half a banana per child Grapes, four to six per child Melons, one slice...
  • Materials for Activity Paper chalices (red, blue, and yellow), one for each child Preparation for Activity Cut chalice shapes from red,...
  • 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...
  • But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Read about the history of the flaming chalice on the UUA website. Read two UU sermons about our chalice, online: " The Chalice and the...

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