Session 7: The Second U Part of Amazing Grace In This Section Introduction From Amazing Grace Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. — Buddha This session introduces the Universalist strand of Unitarian Universalism. It is a... Session-at-a-Glance From Amazing Grace ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Playing Noah, Playing God 12 Activity 2: Speaking of Universal Salvation 10 Activity 3: Story and Discussion –... Spiritual Preparation From Amazing Grace In the days before you present this session, review your understanding of universal salvation. Is that a meaningful theological term for you? Think also... Opening From Amazing Grace Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Conundrum Corner poster/banner A telephone of some sort, preferably a cell phone that you can cause to r... Activity 1: Playing Noah, Playing God From Amazing Grace Activity time: 12 minutes Materials for Activity Polymer clay in various colors (or modeling clay, or self-hardening clay) Toothpicks and plastic knives... Activity 2: Speaking of Universal Salvation From Amazing Grace Activity time: 10 minutes Description of Activity This activity will introduce the idea of the eternal salvation of human souls.... Activity 3: Story and Discussion - Augusta Jane Chapin's Call to Ministry From Amazing Grace Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Story 1, "Augusta Jane Chapin's Call to Ministry" Phone in Conundrum Corner Preparation for Activity Re... Activity 4: Saving Other People From Amazing Grace Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Eight sheets of newsprint with the headings suggested below written with a marker Washable markers... 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: Saving Animals From Amazing Grace Materials for Activity Information about local animal and pet shelters that you have collected in advance Newsprint, markers and tape Local phone books... 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: Buddhism and Salvation From Amazing Grace Activity time: 5 minutes Preparation for Activity Make sure you are comfortable fielding participants’ statements of prior knowledge about Buddhist... Alternate Activity 3: Universal Rights From Amazing Grace Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Poster of the UU Principles and/or Handout 1, UU Principles Poster of the Universal Declaration of Huma... Taking It Home From Amazing Grace Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. — Buddha IN TODAY’S SESSION…We heard the story of Augusta Jane Chapin and her frontier... Augusta Jane Chapins Call To Ministry Polly Peterson From Amazing Grace Back in 1836, when Augusta Jane Chapin was born, women rarely spoke in public. Most Americans considered it highly improper, especially if men were... Handout 1: Unitarian Universalist Principles From Amazing Grace The inherent worth and dignity of every person Justice, equity and compassion in human relations Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritua... Handout 2: Universal Declaration of Human Rights From Amazing Grace On December 10, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the full text of whic... Find Out More From Amazing Grace Beverly Burnbaugh. "Augusta Jane Chapin," Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography. Unitarian Universalist Historical Society (UUHS) 1999-2008. 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.