Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Creating Home: A Program on Developing a Sense of Home Grounded in Faith for Grades K-1

Leader Resource 3: Invitation to Parents

Part of Creating Home

Adapt and distribute this invitation to parents and adult family members if you are doing Alternate Activity 3: Stories from Our Faith Home.

Dear Creating Home Families:

On [day, date], our group will discuss how our families became involved in this congregation. We would love to have at least one adult member come share the story of how your family found this faith home. Your story should take no more than two minutes to share. You may bring photographs or other visual aids.

Your story will be different from other stories, and that is part of the lesson: We don’t all enter our faith family in the same way. Perhaps you have been in this congregation all your life. Maybe you were a member of another UU congregation before this one. Or perhaps you come from another faith tradition. Some families search for a faith home to seek support in raising their children among people who share similar values. Whatever your story, think about how to tell it to a five- to seven-year-old child and come share it with us.

Share your story with your child before the session, so they can help you tell it.

Please confirm that you will attend. We look forward to sharing this experience with you.

Thank you!

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