Session 6: The First U Part of Amazing Grace In This Section Introduction From Amazing Grace Guilt is anger directed at ourselves. — Peter McWilliams The second of four sessions concerned with the Unitarian Universalist denomination, this one... Session-at-a-Glance From Amazing Grace ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Conundrum Corner 7 Activity 2: Story and Discussion – Two Men Named James 15 Activity 3: Matching Punishments and... Spiritual Preparation From Amazing Grace In the days before you present this session, review your own thoughts about God. Do you use that word in connection with your own life? How will you... Opening From Amazing Grace Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Conundrum Corner poster/banner Six pencils or sticks, four about five inches long and two about 3 inches... Activity 1: Conundrum Corner From Amazing Grace Activity time: 7 minutes Materials for Activity Supplies for Conundrum Corner, as described in the Opening materials list Preparation for Activity Be su... Activity 2: Story and Discussion - Two Men Named James From Amazing Grace Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Story 1, "Two Men Named James" Preparation for Activity Read through the story. Photocopy Story 1, "Two... Activity 3: Matching Punishments and Wrong Acts From Amazing Grace Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Ten newsprint posters, each with one of these headings: School Detention, Church Punishment/Penance,... Activity 4: Discussion - Getting Rid of Guilt From Amazing Grace Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Optional: Scrap paper and pencils for the higher-energy approach Preparation for Activity Decide whethe... Closing From Amazing Grace Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home Preparation for Activity Create a handout from Taking It Home that is specific ... Leader Reflection and Planning From Amazing Grace Meet with your co-leaders after the session to reflect on how it went. How was your mix of discussion and action? Have you successfully found ways to... Faith In Action: Speaking with a Visitor From Amazing Grace Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity List of visitor questions made at previous meeting Preparation for Activity Invite a visitor to join yo... Alternate Activity 1: Ethics Play From Amazing Grace Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Two dice (extra large, if possible) of different colors Ethics Play role name tags Ethics Play Scenario... Alternate Activity 2: Debating Capital Punishment From Amazing Grace Activity time: 15 minutes Preparation for Activity Decide how to conduct your group's debate. Description of Activity This activity gives youth the... Taking It Home From Amazing Grace Guilt is anger directed at ourselves. — Peter McWilliams IN TODAY’S SESSION… We talked about the kinds of punishments some early Unitarians faced... Two Men Named James Polly Peterson From Amazing Grace Two famous twentieth-century Unitarians were James Luther Adams, born in 1901, and James Reeb, born in 1927. Find Out More From Amazing Grace Leonard, Richard D. "The View from the Balcony," in UU World (Boston: UUA Publications, 2001). This is an account of Dr. Martin Luther King's tribute to... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Amazing Grace NEXT: Introduction Amazing Grace is under revision. Please check back soon to download the entire curriculum as a Word document or PDF.