Session 6: The First U

Session 6: The First U
Session 6: The First U

In This Section

  • Guilt is anger directed at ourselves. — Peter McWilliams The second of four sessions concerned with the Unitarian Universalist denomination...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Conundrum Corner 7 Activity 2: Story and Discussion – Two Men Named James 15 Activity 3: Matching...
  • 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...
  • Materials for Activity Conundrum Corner poster/banner Six pencils or sticks, four about five inches long and two about 3 inches long, set...
  • Materials for Activity Supplies for Conundrum Corner, as described in the Opening materials list Preparation for Activity Be sure that the...
  • Materials for Activity Story 1, " Two Men Named James " Preparation for Activity Read through the story. Photocopy Story 1, "Two Men Named...
  • Materials for Activity Ten newsprint posters, each with one of these headings: School Detention, Church Punishment/Penance, Grounded at...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Scrap paper and pencils for the higher-energy approach Preparation for Activity Decide whether to use the...
  • 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 how it went. How was your mix of discussion and action? Have you successfully...
  • Materials for Activity List of visitor questions made at previous meeting Preparation for Activity Invite a visitor to join your group and...
  • Materials for Activity Two dice (extra large, if possible) of different colors Ethics Play role name tags Ethics Play Scenarios (Session 1...
  • Preparation for Activity Decide how to conduct your group's debate. Description of Activity This activity gives youth the opportunity to...
  • Guilt is anger directed at ourselves. — Peter McWilliams IN TODAY’S SESSION… We talked about the kinds of punishments some early Unitarians...
  • By Polly Peterson
    Two famous twentieth-century Unitarians were James Luther Adams, born in 1901, and James Reeb, born in 1927. Both men were deeply committed...
  • Leonard, Richard D. "The View from the Balcony," in UU World (Boston: UUA Publications, 2001). This is an account of Dr. Martin Luther King...

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