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Session 3: Being Good, Being Bad

Session 3: Being Good, Being Bad
Session 3: Being Good, Being Bad

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  • The third session of Amazing Grace: Exploring Right and Wrong asks youth to consider the nature of virtuous and sinful lives. It begins...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 10 Activity 1: An Awful Day – Round-Robin Story 10 Activity 2: Drawing Pure Virtue and Sin 15 Activity 3: Story...
  • In the days before you present this session, think about heaven and hell. When and how did you first hear about them? Did you ever believe...
  • Materials for Activity Conundrum Corner poster/banner A cardboard sword Chalice and matches Recording of "Amazing Grace" and music player...
  • Description of Activity Ask your group to create a round-robin story featuring ways that small sins or wrongdoings that people commit mess...
  • Materials for Activity Drawing paper, two sheets for each youth Oil pastels Cleanup supplies Music player and recordings of background...
  • Materials for Activity Cardboard sword in Conundrum Corner (see Opening) Story 1, " Heaven and Hell " Preparation for Activity Read through...
  • Materials for Activity Two dice (extra large, if possible) of different colors Ethics Play role nametags Ethics Play Scenarios (Session 1,...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home, one for each participant Preparation for Activity Create a handout from Taking It Home...
  • Meet with your co-leaders after the session to reflect on how it went. How was your mix of discussion and action? Have you talked about...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Any material your group needs for continuing Faith in Action projects Twenty-five small...
  • Materials for Activity Two signs on newsprint, one saying NONE OR NEARLY NONE and the other saying AS MUCH AS THEY WANT Optional: Painter's...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Description of Activity Invite participants to create a group covenant to guide them in...
  • Preparation for Activity Decide how to divide the youth into skit groups. Description of Activity Ask participants to act out their ideas...
  • To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven. — Ralph Waldo Emerson IN TODAY'S SESSION... We made up a group story about an...
  • Long ago in Japan, a samurai—a warrior of those ancient times—went to visit a monk named Hakuin. The samurai was elaborately dressed in...
  • Dawkins, Richard. The God Delusion (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006). Says that all religions are equally bad and absurd. Harris, Sam. The...

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