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Session 13: Our Worship Home

Session 13: Our Worship Home
Session 13: Our Worship Home

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  • A place will express itself through the human being just as it does through its wild flowers. — Lawrence Durrell In Session 12, children...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — The Empty Pot 5 Activity 2: Our Special Gifts Paper Dolls 15 Activity 3: This House 5...
  • In our lifetimes, we have attended both good worship experiences and bad worship experiences. Close your eyes and take three deep, slow...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth Basket of name stones...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of story, "The Empty Pot" Optional: “The Empty Pot” coloring sheet , and crayons Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Paper Doll Blank paper or construction paper, any size, for all participants Scissors, including...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 2, This House A copy of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, Singing the Living Tradition...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the liturgy for a child dedication service at your congregation Optional: Roses (plastic or real), bowls for...
  • Materials for Activity Large sheets of construction paper for all participants Newsprint, markers, and tape Crayons or color markers...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • As a religious education leader, you probably have more contact with the children of your faith home than other adults in your congregation...
  • Preparation for Activity Choose a specific worship service at your congregation for the Creating Home group to attend together with you...
  • Materials for Activity Four blank pieces of heavy paper or card stock for all participants Hole puncher, scissors, and yarn Crayons and/or...
  • Materials for Activity Blank paper for all participants Pencils, markers, and/or crayons Preparation for Activity Ask worship planners if...
  • A place will express itself through the human being just as it does through its wild flowers. – Lawrence Durrell IN TODAY’S SESSION… Today...
  • Adapted from The Empty Pot by Demi (New York: Henry Holt, 1990); permission pending. Long, long ago, the Emperor of an ancient land was old...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • This reading combines the words of Kenneth L. Patton (Reading 444) and Psalm 133 (Reading 433) as published in Singing the Living Tradition...
  • This version of the traditional Chinese story, "The Empty Pot," was adapted from the version by Elaine Lindy on the website Whootie Owl's...

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