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Session 2: Curious Faith

Session 2: Curious Faith
Session 2: Curious Faith

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  • The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Sixth-Grade Sins 5 Activity 2: Story and Discussion – Pandora's Box 10 Activity 3: Sins and Virtues...
  • In the days before you present this session, revisit your own understanding of religion, faith, and spirituality. Explore your own thoughts...
  • Materials for Activity Conundrum Corner poster/banner A gift-wrapped box with a top that can be lifted off and a tag that says "DO NOT OPEN...
  • Materials for Activity Small slips of paper Fine-tipped markers or pencils The gift-wrapped box in your Conundrum Corner Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Story 1, " Pandora's Box " Preparation for Activity Re-acquaint yourself with the story of Pandora's box. Photocopy...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Heavenly Virtues Handout 1, Sins and Virtues Meanings for each team...
  • Description of Activity This activity solicits youth's ideas about which evils the world could do without. Ask the group to conceive the...
  • Description of Activity This activity combines discussion with some simple movement as it leads participants to think about the meaning and...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home Preparation for Activity Create a handout from Taking It Home that is specific to the...
  • Meet with your co-leaders after the session to reflect on the session. How was your mix of discussion and action? In the midst of all the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Any information you have found in response to youth ideas offered during the first...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Optional: Index cards and pencils Description of Activity Ask participants to create...
  • Materials for Activity Two dice (extra large, if possible) of different colors Ethics Play role nametags Ethics Play Scenarios (Session 1,...
  • Description of Activity Lead a group discussion about curiosity. Is curiosity in children a virtue or not? Start things off with questions...
  • The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he...
  • If Pandora were alive today, she would probably sneak a peek at every gift under her Christmas tree. However, Pandora lived in very ancient...
  • Match the sin or virtue with its definition. Write on the index card the letter below that matches the sin or virtue it describes. Sins A...
  • Print each sin and virtue on an index card to make a set. Make a set for each team. Teams may not have more than seven participants. You...
  • Andrews, Rev. Dr. Barry M. "Educating for Faith" in Essex Conversations: Visions for Lifespan Religious Education (Boston: Skinner House...

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