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Session 12: John Murray

Session 12: John Murray
Session 12: John Murray

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  • What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest? -- Aeschylus Hospitality is the session's focus, with 19th-century...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: "Come, Come, Whoever You Are" 5 Activity 2: Story — John Murray and the Winds of Change 10 Activity...
  • The words "radical hospitality" are sometimes heard in our congregations. What does radical hospitality mean to you? Every major religion...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth Basket of name stones...
  • Materials for Activity One copy of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Singing the Living Tradition Preparation for Activity Review Hymn...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of story, "John Murray and the Winds of Change" Optional: “John Murray and the Winds of Change” coloring...
  • Preparation for Activity Identify the committee that takes responsibility for your congregation's hospitality to visitors who come to a...
  • Materials for Activity A hat for children to share A piece of blank paper, a marker, and tape or a safety pin Optional: Scissors...
  • Materials for Activity Cardboard cylinders or empty containers for all participants Construction paper, crayons or markers, glue or tape,...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • Teaching young children about hospitality is not easy. It asks them to put the needs of others before their own. Were there moments when...
  • Materials for Activity Blank postcards, at least one for each participant Markers or crayons Preparation for Activity If you like, arrange...
  • Preparation for Activity Optional: Invite a visitor from your congregation to tell the group about a gathering they attended at a Unitarian...
  • Materials for Activity Large roll of paper, such as butcher paper or brown mailing wrap Scissors and masking tape Washable paint in...
  • Preparation for Activity Find out the correct ways to pronounce the non-English greetings that are not already familiar to you. If you like...
  • What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest? – Aeschylus IN TODAY’S SESSION… Today’s session focused on the story of...
  • You never know what the wind will blow in or which way the wind blows. The wind can change directions and maybe change your life. It...
  • Online at UUA.org and available from the UUA Bookstore, find the UUA pamphlet, Religious Hospitality by Peter Morales. Also online, learn...

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